Summer Camp

Adventures Exploring Our City in the Forest!

Learn, explore, and play at Trees Atlanta’s Junior TreeKeeper Summer Camp! As a budding environmental steward, your stewardship and wonder for nature ensures a thriving urban forest for all generations.

Each week of summer camp (June through July) offers unique and fun
experiential learning for Junior TreeKeepers through active play.

















Junior TreeKeepers are budding environmental stewards engaged with hands-on activities in environmental science, biking the Atlanta BeltLine, field trips to local attractions and more fun!


WHEN:
June 4-8, 2018
June 11-15, 2018
June 18-22, 2018
June 25-29, 2018
July 9-13, 2018
July 16-20, 2018


Layers of the Urban Forest
June 4-8, 2018
June 25-20, 2018

Explore the different layers of the forest- the floor, understory, and canopy, with fun activities related to each. We’ll discover critters and plants that reside on the forest floor, ride our bikes under the understory, and use binoculars to spot and identify  our feathered friends in the canopy.   Campers will translate their findings into creative art projects and experiments inside the TreeHouse.

Detectives in the Urban Forest
June 11-15, 2018
July 9-13, 2018

Dust off your detective hat and join Trees Atlanta to solve some mysteries in the forest! We’ll investigate clues to identify secret species of trees and plants, race our friends in fun scavenger hunts, and explore some local green spaces that are sure to become your next favorite place to play!

Adventuring in Atlanta’s Urban Forest
June 18-22, 2018
July 16-20, 2018

Calling all adventure seekers! This camp is geared towards high-energy fun to nurture your free spirit. We’ll be biking and hiking around the BeltLine to explore parks and the Arboretum, checking out the Outdoor Activity Center on the Westside Trail, and channeling our inner spirit animals as we enjoy a week full of outdoor exploration.



WHO:

Rising 1st – 3rd grade students (current K-2nd graders)
Campers at this level are required to bring their bikes or other “wheels” to camp. Personal bikes/wheels and helmets must be brought to camp on Monday and taken home at the end of camp on FridayAppropriate “wheels” include: “Razor” scooters, Big Wheels, or bikes (with or without training wheels). Note: roller skates or roller-blades will not be allowed. Helmets are required!

Rising 4th – 6th grade students (current 3rd-5th graders)
Campers at this level will ride daily to different locations on the Atlanta BeltLine and to Piedmont Park. Personal bikes and helmets must be brought to camp on Monday and taken home at the end of camp on Friday. Campers should have good control of their bikes and basic knowledge of biking courtesy. Please note, training wheels are not allowed for 4th – 6th grade campers. Helmets are required!

COST:
1 Session – $295
– Bike rentals are $35 per week
– All campers get a Junior TreeKeeper hat
– Campers bring brown bag lunch and a reusable water bottle

DISCOUNTS:
Multiple Campers $30 off for every camper JTKC2018
Multiple Sessions $30 off for every session JTKS2018
*Only one discount code may be used


HOURS:
Early Drop Off: 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM (additional fees apply)
Regular Drop Off: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Program: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Regular Pick Up: 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Late Pick Up: 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM (additional fees apply)

WHERE (Inman Park):
Each day begins and ends at:
Trees Atlanta TreeHouse (The Stove Works Building)
112 Krog Street NE, Suite 7, Atlanta, GA 30307


For Frequently Asked Questions and Trees Atlanta Camp Handbook, please visit our Resource Page.


Let’s have fun outdoors with Trees Atlanta!