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

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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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