Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Summer Camps

Group of Kids at Summer Camp

 

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

2023 Camp Schedule

Scholarship Opportunities (for families needing assistance):

We are fortunate to be able to provide two scholarship opportunities for our summer camp, but please only chose one to apply for.

Girls at Camp


Day Camp Sessions

Charlie’s Trackers Camp (ages 6-8) $150        
June 5-9, Brooke Ager Discovery Area
Day camp, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Inspiring a love of nature and the outdoors, Charlie’s Trackers camp opens the door to a lifetime of adventure and fun through live animal encounters, games, and crafts. During this camp, campers will work towards becoming a CEWC Junior Ranger, a program started in Georgia by Mr. Elliott. Register Now!

Wildlife Rangers Camp (ages 8-10) $150   
June 19-23, Brooke Ager Discovery Area
Day camp, , 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Wildlife Rangers will be immersed in the outdoors while gaining valuable nature knowledge and skills. Campers will learn outdoor pursuits such as shelter building, cooking over a fire, wildlife ID, fishing, and canoeing. Following in the footsteps of Mr. Elliott, campers will utilize the skills they have acquired over the week. Register Now!


Overnight Camp

Gone Fishin’ Camp (ages 11-14) $275
June 12-16, Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Overnight camp, Monday 9:00 am - Friday 1:00 pm
While the parents are away the kids will fish and play all day!  This
camp is designed for the young angler to learn fishing regulations,
and master knot tying, casting, and retrieval of multiple fish species.  We will also dive into fish habitat, biology, and management, and our week will culminate in a fishing tournament! Register Now!

Team Challenge Overnight Camp (ages 11-14) $275
June 26-30, Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Overnight camp Monday 9:00 am - Friday 1:00 pm
On your mark, get set, go!  Through a series of high-energy activities, campers will forge friendships through team-building exercises, develop skills in outdoor pursuits such as canoeing, archery, wilderness survival and put their wildlife knowledge to the test.  The high point will be a multi-part competition using the information they have gained throughout their time working together.  Register Now!

Wilderness Survival Camp (ages 12-16) $225    
July 5-8, Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Overnight camp, Wednesday 9:00 am - Saturday 10:00 am
S.T.O.P. to consider if you’d like to learn bushcraft skills in an immersive camp at Charlie Elliott!  Take part in a variety of activities like primitive fire building, wilderness first aid, shelter fashioning, and much more!  This camp ends with a survival camp-out that provides an opportunity to see who not only survives but thrives in the forest! Register Now!

Shooting Sports Camp (ages 12-16) $275
July 10-14, Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Overnight camp, Monday 9:00 am - Friday 1:00 pm Shooting Sports Camp will get participants started on the path to becoming a safe, responsible shooter by learning the basic rules of gun safety and proper handling of rifles, shotguns, and archery equipment. Safety will be emphasized, as well as learning how to safely clean, maintain, and store firearms. An opportunity to demonstrate their new skills will round out the week. Register Now!

Adventures in Conservation Education (ACE) (Rising 6th-8th graders) $175
July 17-21 Charlie Elliott Conference Center and Amicalola Falls State Park
Overnight Camp Monday 9:00 am - Friday 1:00 pm ACE is a unique camp for middle school students focusing on wildlife conservation. Participants will spend five days learning about Georgia wildlife via hands-on activities and day trips in the north Georgia Mountains.  Campers will explore the Blue Ridge and Cumberland Plateau ecoregions by snorkeling in the Amicalola River, discussing about black bear research, visiting a fish hatchery, and caving for endemic salamanders and bats. Thanks to a grant from The Environmental Resources Network, the cost of this camp is only $175 per person. Register Now!Kids in Canoes at the Okefenokee Swamp

Limitless Outdoors Camp – NEW! (ages 14-18) $175
July 25-27, Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Overnight camp, Tuesday 9:00 am - Thursday 1:00 pm
We will be piloting a new overnight camp for older campers (ages 14-18) with mobility issues and are high functioning. Campers will get to participate in a variety of outdoor activities to explore some of Georgia’s amazing natural history and recreation opportunities. This camp is application-based. Please contact us at 770-784-3059 or email cewc.info@dnr.ga.gov for more information and an application.


    How to Register

    Registration ends two weeks before the start of each individual camp, and can be done online at https://georgiawildlife.doubleknot.com/selection/73913. Register early! Space is limited.

    If you wish to opt out of the immunization record for any reason, you must fill out this affidavit.