Camp Wiregrass

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

Camp Wiregrass Spring 2012
Campers resting after feeding the animals.

Summer sessions filling up fast!! Early registration is recommended. Check camp descriptions below for camp availability. 

•Sessions available for ages 4-11 years old.

•For camp schedule and descriptions, click here or scroll down along the frame.

•Week sessions in June cost $100/camper (Munchkin Camp $50/camper) and include snack, programming, supplies, t-shirt, and afternoon water games!

•Workshop sessions in July cost $25/camper ($40 Creative Jewelry 2-day session) and include snack, programming, and supplies!

•Discount available for siblings, ABAC employees, and Friends of the Museum.

Pre-register online or print pre-registration form. (Before registering please check below to see if the camp is full)

Questions, contact Kelly Scott, 229-391-5224 or museumcamp@abac.edu.

Last year's Wilderness 101 campers met with K9 Jack, a search and rescue dog.

Last year’s Wilderness 101 campers met with K9 Jack, a search and rescue dog.

Campers practiced their archery skills during Native American Explorers.

Campers practiced their archery skills during Native American Explorers.

Summer 2014 Sessions

May 27-30, 2014: Munchkin Camp

Down on the Farm:  Campers will discover mid-1800s farm culture and realize what life was like before T.V. and computers!  Feeding animals, gardening, washing clothes, and wagon rides are just a few of the activities for our Munchkin Campers. 

$50/camper

daily from 8:30-12:00

snack, t-shirt, and supplies included

June 2014 Week Sessions

•$100/camper

•daily from 8:30-3:30

•snack, t-shirt, water games, and supplies included

•campers bring their own sack lunch

Explorers 6-8 yr olds

June 2-6, 2014 Good Ole’ Days:  Campers will experience the mid-1800s southern Georgia culture through interactive activities such as wool/cotton processing, wagon rides, cane pole fishing, traditional games, and historic baseball.

June 16-20, 2014 EcoDetectives: (This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations) Campers become EcoDetectives as they discover the mysteries of our local natural resources.  Adventures include collecting invertebrates from the local stream, identifying animal signs, and fishing.

Trekkers 9-11 yr olds

June 23-27, 2014 Nature’s Artists: Campers will create various art projects inspired by nature hikes, stream exploration, and local wildlife.  Program includes discussion in sculpture, drawing, and painting techniques.  At the end of the week, campers will showcase their projects at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture.

Girls Only Session, 8-11 yr olds

June 9-13, 2014 Victorian Adventures:  (This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations) Campers will explore high society and working class as they learn how to host a tea party, play games, cook a traditional 1800’s meal, and dance.  The week will end with the girls hosting an afternoon tea for their special invited guest.  Girls will need to provide a clean white t-shirt.

July 2014 Workshops

•$25/camper ($40/camper for Creative Jewelry 2-day workshop)

•each workshop runs 8:30-11:30

•snack and supplies included

July 2, 2014 Revolution is Coming!, 8-10 yr olds: (This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations)Celebrate our independence by joining the Museum’s Militia!

July 8 & 9, 2014 Creative Jewelry, 8-10 yr olds: Create your own jewelry with a Native American flare!

July 11, 2014 Primitive Hunting Skills, 6-8 yr olds: Strengthen your hunting skills through playing games, throwing spears, and practicing archery.

July 15, 2014 Orienteering…Huh?, 9-11 yr olds: (This camp is full and no longer accepting registrations)Before GPS units there were compasses!  Learn how to navigate the old fashion way.

July 18, 2014 Nature Art, 6-8 yr olds: Become inspired by nature to create art!

Victorian Adventures

Victorian Adventures

June 9-13, 2014

8-11 yr old girls

Discover how girls lived during the Victorian Period.

Down on the Farm

May 27-30, 2014

4-5 yr olds

Explore mid-1800s farm life!

Good Ole’ Days

June 2-6, 2014

6-8 yr olds

Explore mid-1800s farm life!

EcoDetectives

June 16-20, 2014

6-8 yr olds

Discover the mysteries of nature!