Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Summer Camps

Group of Kids at Summer Camp

Registration opens Feb. 15, 2021.

New camps and new experiences await this year's summer campers! Come explore all our camps have to offer.

2021 Camps ScheduleGirls at Camp

Day Camp Sessions

Charlie's Trackers (ages 6–8): June 7–11, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day

Cost: $150

Just like Charlie Elliott in his youth, campers will gain new outdoor skills while they hike forest trails, explore waterways and search for wildlife evidence. Live animal encounters, games and crafts are also planned for this week of fun and adventure. Kids will get a chance to become a Charlie Elliott Junior Ranger, a program started in Georgia by Mr. Elliott.

Wildlife Rangers Day Camp (ages 8–10): June 14–18, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day

Cost: $150

Wildlife Rangers will travel back in time to imagine what life was like for the Native Americans and early settlers of this area. Campers will learn basic survival skills such as shelter building, outdoor cooking, animal tracking, fishing, canoeing, archery, games and old-time music.

Outdoor Adventure Team Challenge Camp (ages 11–13): June 21–25, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day

Cost: $150

Teamwork and team spirit abound as campers work together to complete challenges using the outdoor skills they've learned and developed throughout the week. This is a fast-paced, high energy camp. Camp days will be brimming with outdoor pursuits such as hiking, canoeing, fire building and wilderness survival. Our trained and certified counselors will guide campers along their journey culminating in an all-out, every team for themselves competition.

Shooting Sports Day Camp (ages 12–16): June 28–July 2, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day

Cost: $150

Campers will learn about gun safety and how to properly shoot various types of firearms and archery equipment. They will complete the NRA’s First Steps Program and have the opportunity to earn badges for target and skeet shooting challenges.

Gone Fishing' Camp (ages 11–13): July 6–9, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday–Friday

Cost: $150

This camp is designed with young anglers in mind! Campers will spend the week learning about fishing and fisheries management. Activities include mastering techniques used to fish, identifying equipment that goes into a tackle box, exploring fish biology, and of course a lot of fishing! Campers are guaranteed to leave with their own stories of “the one that got away.”

Adventures in Conversation Education (ACE) CAMP (for rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade students): July 13–16, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m., Tuesday–Friday

Cost: $50

ACE is a summer camp for middle school students that is focused on wildlife conservation. This year campers will journey into the piedmont and walk in the shoes of game wardens to see how they solve wildlife related crimes. Participants will spend four days immersed in biology, conservation, and the forensics behind investigating wildlife crimes. Thanks to a grant from The Environmental Resources Network, this camp is only $50 per person.
Kids in Canoes at the Okefenokee Swamp

Wilderness Survival Day Camp (ages 12–16): July 19–23, 2021

9 a.m.–4 p.m. each day

Cost: $150

Are you a young person interested in expanding your knowledge of outdoor skills? If so, Charlie Elliott’s Wilderness Survival Camp is just for you! Come and join our team of experienced naturalists as they take part in various activities meant to sharpen your ability to stay healthy and alert in dangerous wilderness situations. We will explore such topics as primitive fire building, edible and medicinal plant use, wilderness first aid, the building and setting of snares, shelter fashioning, and much more! We’ll also find some time for other recreational activities like camp games, canoeing, and archery. Come prepared to walk away as an expert outdoors person, to gain some knowledge, and to have a lot of fun along the way!

How to Register

Registration opens February 15th and ends two weeks before the start of each individual camp, and can be done online. Register early! Space is limited.

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