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Campers with bikes and scooters during Wheels Day Friday.

EnviroVentures Summer Camp Registration Opens January 1, 2017!
EnviroVentures Summer Camp at Piedmont Park provides a fun and interactive experience for campers ages 5 through 15. EnviroVentures includes a variety of programs and activities focused on experiential learning. 

Each EnviroVentures Summer Camp session features outdoor sports and recreation, exploration of the park’s wetlands and lake, Wheels Day Fridays (bring your bike or scooter), arts and crafts, park stewardship, special programs and much more! To add to the fun, all full day campers make a splash in the pool for daily swimming at Piedmont Park’s Aquatic Center.

Camp Options and Ages:
Full day – designed for 5-10 y/o campers
New! Half-day – designed for 5 and 6 y/o campers
New! Counselor in Training Program – designed for 11-15 y/o campers seeking leadership opportunities and fun. Click here for more information.
*Due to GA Department of Early Learning regulations, the Conservancy cannot accept any campers who will not be 5 years old before the program start date.

Registration opens on January 1, 2017. 
EnviroVentures Summer Camp, hosted by the Piedmont Park Conservancy, offers an early registration discount of $20 per week of camp for those who register between January 1, 2017 and January 14, 2017.  Our camp fills quickly; to ensure your spot and take advantage of our early registration discount, be sure to register early!

Now Featuring EnviroVentures Half-Day Camp Program!
EnviroVentures’ half-day program offers loads of activities and exploration in half the time. For 5 and 6 year old campers, half day camp is just enough to engage and learn but doesn’t overwhelm those little ones who may not be quite ready for a full day of camp. Half-day campers enjoy the same themed activities and science exploration in a shorter camp day. Note: half-day campers do not swim due to time constraints. 


Two campers check out the lake.

2017 Weekly Themes
June 5-9: Into the Wild
Kick off your summer with a week full of exploration in the park.  We will learn about the different habitats in the park and study the plants and animals that live here.
June 12-16: Mammal Madness
This week is all about our furry friends that call Georgia home.  From bears to coyotes and raccoons, discover their habitats, learn what they eat and uncover their awesome adaptations.
June 19-23: Mad Scientist
Get messy with us as we learn about the scientific method through awesome experiments.  This week will be full of hands on science discovery that shows us just how fun science can be!
June 26-30: Outstanding Oceans
Dive into a week of ocean exploration with us as we discover the animals that live in our oceans and the amazing ocean food web.  We will also learn what we can do to protect the oceans in our own communities.
July 5-7: Predator Prowl **3 Day Week**
This week we will examine the relationships between predators and their prey.  Learn how animals stalk and camouflage in order to survive.  We will search for animals in the Park and uncover their survival strategies.
July 10-14: Slime and Scales
Slither into a week of learning all about reptiles and amphibians!  We will discover why they are slimy and scaly, what they eat and what types of habitats they need. 
July 17-21: Nature Detectives
Explore the park with us to see what mysteries we can uncover. Join us as we work to solve some of nature's mysteries.  We'll use the scientific method to explain why things float, fly and change.
July 24-28: Birds and Bugs
This week we'll be studying those that buzz and fly! Join us as we investigate bugs and birds throughout the park.  Learn how these two awesome groups of creatures play an important role in our ecosystem.
July 31-August 4: Awesome Adaptations
Uncover the awesome adaptations of animals with us.  We will learn about the adaptations of animals like fur, feathers, scales and scents.  As we explore the Park we will discover how plants and animals survive in different habitats!

Camp Location:
  Piedmont Park Conservancy Community Center
1071 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Camp Hours:
  Drop Off 7:30am-9:00am
  Camp in Session 9:00am-4:00pm
  Pick Up 4:00pm-5:00pm
  After Care 5:00pm-6:00pm *$50 fee required per week*

Remember, there is a half-day option for 5 and 6 year old campers! Half-day campers are picked up between 12:00pm and 1:00pm.

Be sure to review the parent handbook to become familiar with camp rules and policies and to read frequently asked questions.  Please aware of the policies before finalizing camp registration.

EnviroVentures 
Summer Camp:
 
June 5 through August 4
Regular Rates:  $265/week for full day campers
$175/week for half-day campers (5-6 year olds only)
**The week of July 5-7 is a 3 day week and is prorated to a cost of $160(full day campers) and $105(half-day campers)**
PPC Member Rates:  PPC Members Receive a $20 Discount
Member pricing is available for Piedmont Park Conservancy Members at the Family Membership level and above. Get information on becoming a Piedmont Park Conservancy Member.

For more information or questions about EnviroVentures Summer Camp, please email Louise Harris at lharris@piedmontpark.org or call 404.875.7275 x326.


Camoers and Counselors

Counselor in Training Program
Our Counselor in Training program is a great option for those campers ages 11-15 that are interested in gaining work experience and serving as a leader for younger campers. The hours for the Counselor in Training program are the same as our regular camp hours.  There is a fee of $175 per week of camp for the Counselors in Training which covers a camp t-shirt, training and regular supervision.  Interested in our Counselor in Training program?  Submit your application to Louise Harris via email (lharris@piedmontpark.org). 

For more information or questions about our Counselor in Training program, please email Louise Harris at lharris@piedmontpark.org or call 404.875.7275 x326.

 
 
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P.O. Box 7795
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