• If you are a family new to Camelot Academy, sign up in Signup Genius for the New Camelot Family Session with Thelma DeCarlo-Glynn, Founding Director of Camelot Academy.

    The website to sign up is:

    These one-hour sessions are for new families only; (attendance at one of these sessions is required). The goal is to make your transition to Camelot Academy a pleasant one. It is also an opportunity to meet other new families and ask questions. The sessions will be held on Thursday, August 4th and Tuesday, August 9th starting at 5:30 p.m. at Saladelia Café’s main location, 4201 University Drive, Durham, 27707. For directions see These sessions cover a lot of ground at a fast pace, we do request the events be parent only sessions.

  • Whole School Parent Orientation on Monday, August 22nd – New Format! · 5:30 PM Lower School Parents · 6:30 PM Middle Grades Parents · 7:30 PM Upper School Parents This is a required parent event for: - All families in their 1st or 2nd year of Camelot Academy. - All Families with a student entering a new division (i.e. rising to Middle or Upper School). ***Families in their 3rd or subsequent year with a student returning to the same division may opt out of Parent Orientation by completing the Online Parent Orientation Questionnaire prior to Friday, August 19th.


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Message From the Director

Thank you for exploring Camelot Academy.

It's a pretty daunting task to sum up the heart and soul of such a vibrant community on a website. We've worked to make these pages tell our story and we hope they will entice you to visit us in person to learn more about our very unique school.

Camelot Academy represents my life's work. As a young woman of twenty-one I had an idea of a different way to "do school." I can see now that the two prominent mentors of my youth - my dad (Chris De Carlo - a successful businessman with very high but very common sense educational standards) and my college professor (Dr Julian Stanley - the internationally renowned pioneer in gifted education who was thinking outside the educational box before it was fashionable) shaped my vision of an innovative school that was run using the best practices of both business and education. As I was filled with the naiveté and courage of youth, I set out to make this idea a reality. Read More

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