(Middle) 7-8th Grade Summer Day Camps

Camper Eligibility

Elachee’s Middle School weekly summer day camps are for young people entering 7th and 8th grade in the fall. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited and is filled on a first-come basis. Versión en español.

Elachee Nature Science Center's Camp Elachee 2021 is presented by Northside Hospital.

(Middle) 7-8th Grade Camp Overview

Camp Elachee 2021 offers five (5) weekly summer day camps for (Middle) 7-8th graders. Activities vary with some physically challenging, or that may require specific equipment and gear. Among the exciting adventures campers will experience are visits from Elachee naturalists, special guest presenters and a enjoy a special adventure.

(Middle) 7-8th Grade Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

(Middle) 7-8th Grade Camp Fees: $225 per camper, per camp week

  • Elachee members receive a $20 discount per camper, per camp week.
    Your membership must be current for the camp weeks your child is attending to receive the member discount. 
  • Camp Elachee Financial Aid
    Elachee supporters make possible financial assistance for Camp Elachee participants. Call 770-535-1976 to request a copy of the Camp Elachee financial aid guidelines and application. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. There is no guarantee of a financial aid award.

Camp Elachee 2021: (Middle) 7-8th Grade Camp Themes

June 28-July 2: Careers in Nature
Want to find out what its like to care for room full of reptiles or what it takes to care for a bird of prey? What do foresters actually do? And how do scientists determine the health of Walnut Creek or Chicopee Lake? Campers will delve into and explore the different paths environmental careers can offer!

July 12-16: Camper vs. The Wild
You’ve been dropped in the woods without a tent or a cell phone… can you survive? Learn how during a week of wilderness survival training! Complete endurance courses and learn how to use a compass. Campers will also learn the basics of wilderness first aid and how to build a shelter out of natural materials to conquer The Wild!


Camp Elachee meets the requirements and standards for ‘exemption status’ from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning’s Bright from the Start.