Pre-Kindergarten

Summer Day Camps

Camper Eligibility

Camp Elachee’s Pre-K Weekly Summer Day Camps are for children ages 3, 4, and 5 who are not entering Kindergarten in the fall. Our youngest campers must be fully toilet trained.

 

2022 Camp Season

Registration Opens in February

 

Pre-K Summer Day Camp Overview

Pre-registration is required. Spaces are filled on a first-come basis. Our youngest campers will enjoy nature-based creative play and movement activities, go on mini-hikes and visit creeks in Chicopee Woods. They will learn silly camp songs, participate in story time, make crafts and learn from special visitors.

Pre-K Camp Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to Noon

Pre-K Camp Fees: $165 per child, per camp week

  • Elachee members receive a $20 discount per child, 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: Pre-K Camp Weekly Themes

June 7-11: Forest Forensics (This camp week is full. Please call 770-535-1976 to be added to the wait list)
Campers will explore the mysteries of the forest, including scat, animal tracks, camouflage and the various adaptations that allow animals to thrive in their various habitats. Join us as we gather clues to uncover the mysteries in our own backyards!

June 21-25: Green and Growing Register Here
Campers will branch out and explore the world of plants and trees. Georgia is a unique state for its diversity of plant life. Join us to explore the concepts of gardening for food, beekeeping, pollinator gardens, and tree identification!

July 5-9: Aquatic Adventures Register Here
Hold your breath and go down deep! This week we will be exploring all things aquatic- fish, macroinvertebrates that inhabit our streams, water quality and watersheds. Campers will spend lots of time in Walnut Creek and will enjoy water-filled fun!

July 19-23: Curious Crawlers (This camp week is full. Please call 770-535-1976 to be added to the wait list)
No backbone required! Campers will explore the world of insects, arachnids, cephalopods, reptiles and amphibians. With a visit to meet our resident reptiles and amphibians, campers will learn what it means to be an arachnid, why slugs are slimy and how snakes ‘see’ with their tongues!

GO TO CAMP REGISTRATION

Camp Elachee meets the requirements and standards for ‘exemption status’ from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning’s Bright from the Start. Attendance policies for Pre-Kindergarten require that each child will attend no more than four (4) hours per day.