Elementary Summer Day Camp

Camp Elachee 2017 Schedule PDF


Camp Elachee’s Elementary Summer Day Camp is for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade in the fall.

Elementary Summer Camp Overview 

Camp Elachee 2017 offers nine weekly elementary camps, May 30 to July 28, 2017.

Campers get the full camp experience with creek wading and walks, woodland hikes, nature study, silly camp songs, crafts, games, visits from Elachee staff and special guest presenters. Camp activities may vary due to group age, group interest and weather conditions.

Elementary Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (*extended hours for 4-day camps)

Before and After Camp Care: Extended care for our elementary-age campers is a low-key, supervised extension of the camp day and a convenient option for working parents.

Elementary Camp Fees: $150 per child, per camp week

  • Elachee members receive a $20 per child per camp week discount. 
  • Pre-registration is required. Spaces are filled on a first-come basis. 
  • Extended Care Options: 
    • Option 1: Early Arrival Care, from 8-9 a.m., $20 per child, per camp week  
    • Option 2: After Camp Care, from 2-5:30 p.m., $50 per child, per camp week 
    • Option 3: Before and After Camp Care, $60 per child, per camp week

Camp Elachee 2017 Weekly Themes 

May 30–June 2: Water Week

*Special 4-day camp, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m., dedicated to exploring Elachee's waterways and aquatic life, teaching campers about aquatic environment, water quality and water properties.
NOTE TO PARENTS: Water Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. 

June 5–9: Elachee Pioneers

Experience the lifestyle and activities of North Georgia's historic peoples by playing games, learning traditional music and crafts. NOTE TO PARENTS: Elachee Pioneers Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. 

June 12–16: Wilderness Survival

This “SURVIVOR”-themed week you and your ‘tribe’ learn skills like plant identification, building shelters and team building.
NOTE TO PARENTS: Wilderness Survival Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. 

June 19–23: Elachee Explorers

Reveal your inner adventurer by learning about historical explorers’ journeys with treasure hunts, gem panning and other great exploration outdoor activities.
NOTE TO PARENTS: Elachee Explorers Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. 

June 26–June 30: Wet and Wild 

Join us for a week filled with water fun, including an International Mud Day celebration and infamous Elachee Water Olympics.
NOTE TO PARENTS: Wet and Wild Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. 

July 3, 5–7: Space Week*

*Special 4-day camp, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Venture into the Starlab planetarium and experience Elachee’s ‘cave’ while learning about the solar system and astronomy.
NOTE TO PARENTS: Space Week Elementary Camp is Now Full. Call 770-535-1976 to place your child on the waiting list.

July 10–14: Creature Feature 

Master your knowledge of animals and their habitats from across the world and your own backyard, with a special 'back in time' adventure to visit the dinosaurs.

July 17–21: I Survived!

Learn wilderness first-aid, map and compass readings, responsible fire building, and what to do if you are caught outside in a storm.

July 24–28: Camp Rewind

Relive favorite camp activities from the summer!