Camp Wiregrass

A day camp program focusing on Georgia history and natural resources.

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Summer 2016 registration now open!  

•Sessions available for ages 4-11 years old.  Victorian Adventures, a girls only camp, is available for ages 8-12.

Campers ready for the day!

Campers ready for the day!

•Week sessions available in June and include snack, programming, supplies, t-shirt, and afternoon water games!

•Discount available for siblings, ABAC employees, and Friends of the Museum (this does not include annual pass holders).

Pre-registration is required!  Walk-in campers are not guaranteed a spot in camp. Pre-register here!

•Scroll below to view the summer’s schedule & cost or view the 2016 Camp Wiregrass flyer.  This link is currently under construction.  Please scroll below for further information.

Questions, contact Kelly Scott, 229-391-5221 or museumcamp@abac.edu.

2016 Summer Camp descriptions

Munchkin Camp, 4-5 yr olds

  • May 31-June 3: Down on the Farm: With activities geared especially for our younger campers, Down on the Farm provides active exploration of a late 19th century farm.  Campers will discover what life was like before T.V. and tablets!  Feeding animals, gardening, washing clothes, adn wagon rides are just a few of the activities for our Munchkin Campers.
  • This camp:
    • 8:30am – 12:00pm FILLED!  New afternoon session (same activities) now open, 1:00-4:30.  Sign up today!
    • snack, t-shirt, and supplies included
    • $60/camper

Explorer Camps, 6-8 yr olds-BOTH CAMPS FILLED!

  • June 13-17: Wilderness 101: This week focuses on exploring our surrounding forest while learning various outdoor survival techniques.  Campers will build shelters, visit with Langdale Nature Center’s resident animals, and learn basic orienteering skills.  FILLED!
  • June 27-July 1: Step Back in Time: Campers will explore Georiga history from early Native American to late 19th century.  Archery, cane pole fishing, historic baseball, wagon rides, and traditional games are just a few of the activities which will wear your camper out!  FILLED!
  • Both camps:
    • 8:30am – 3:30pm
    • snack, t-shirt, water games, and supplies included (campers bring sack lunch)
    • $110/camper

Trekker Camp, 9-11 yr olds

  • June 20-24: Good Ole Days: Campers will experience mid-1800s southern Georgia Culture through interactive activities such as wool processing, wagon rides, cane pole fishing, traditional games, and historic baseball.
  • This camp:
    • 8:30am – 3:30pm
    • snack, t-shirt, water games, and supplies included (campers bring sack lunch)
    • $110/camper

 

Girl Only session, 8-12 yr olds

  • June 6-10: Victorian Adventures: Campers will explore high society and working class as they learn how to host tea time, play games, cook a traditional 1800’s meal, and learn to embroider.  The week will end with the girls hosting an afternoon tea for their special invited guest.  Girls need a clean white t-shirt.
  • This camp:
    • 8:30am – 3:30pm
    • snack, t-shirt, water games, and supplies included (campers bring sack lunch)
    • $110/camper

 

Check out the fun from previous camps!

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