In observance of Thanksgiving, several Cary services will be unavailable or modified on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27. Facilities will remain closed, and curbside collection for Thursday will move one day later to Friday. GoCary will not operate on Thursday, but will resume normal operation schedule on Friday, November 27. Read more.

Get the Facts: Former Camp Counselor Arrested

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Feb. 4, 2019

The Town of Cary was notified by its contractor Play-Well TEKnologies that a former employee was charged in another state with child molestation of a family member. Through Play-Well, Nathan Elder taught classes for Town summer camps in the summers of 2017 and 2018. The Town has received no complaints about Elder but is notifying families for transparency and out of an abundance of caution. Based on registration history, emails were sent to 99 families.

Read Play-Well's letter of notification to Cary and Cary's letter to parents.


The Town has answered some commonly asked questions related to this incident, including our practices for conducting background checks and responding to complaints.