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Charlie Elliot Wildlife Summer Camp

New Experiences For Junior Naturalists

543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA 30055
770-784-3059

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Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Summer Camps

Join us for a summer filled with exciting experiences! CEWC offers day and overnight camps June – July for ages 7-16. Throughout each week, campers have unique opportunities to engage in activities that connect them to the outside world. Registration begins January 15th and ends two weeks before the start of each individual camp.

Day Camps

Charlie’s Trackers Day Camp (ages 7-8)

6/9 - 6/12 | $125
Brooke Ager Discovery Area
9am - 4pm each day

Just like Charlie Elliott in his youth, campers will gain 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 9-10)

6/16 - 6/19 | $140
Brooke Ager Discovery Area
Tues - Wed 9am - 4pm, Thurs 9am - overnight, Fri pick-up - 12pm

Wildlife Rangers will travel back in time to imagine the lives of Native Americans and early settlers of this area. Campers will learn basic survival skills: shelter building, outdoor cooking, animal tracking, fishing, canoeing, and archery. This camp features a Thursday evening activity and tent camp-out, with parent pick-up Friday morning!

iCAN (Conserving Animals in Nature) Day Camp (ages 10-12)

7/14 - 7/17
Brooke Ager Discovery Area
Tues - Wed 9am - 4pm, Thurs 9am - overnight, Fri pick-up - 4pm

iCAN Camp will explore the many ways citizen scientists help to conserve animals in nature. Campers will explore di erent types of technology used by biologists in the field. Hiking, nature play, live animal presentations, and other outdoor skills are a sampling of the fun activities planned. This camp features a Thursday evening activity and tent camp-out, with parent pick-up Friday afternoon! Thanks to the Logan Davis Life Foundation this camp is fully sponsored to selected campers based on essay applications.

Overnight Camps

Outdoor Adventure Team Challenge Camp (ages 11-13)

6/22 - 6/26 | $250
Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Mon 1pm - Fri 12pm

Team work and team spirit abound as campers work together to complete challenges utilizing the outdoor skills they’ve learned and developed throughout the week. This fast-paced, high energy camp will be brimming with outdoor pursuits: hiking, canoeing, fire building, archery and wilderness survival. Our trained counselors will guide campers along their journey culminating in an all-out, every-team-for-themselves competition!

Gone Fishin’ Camp (ages 11-13)

6/29 - 7/2 | $250
Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Mon 1pm - Thurs 4pm

This camp is designed with young anglers in mind! Campers will spend the week learning about fishing and fisheries management. Activities include visiting a fish hatchery, mastering fishing techniques, explore fish biology, and of course a lot of fishing! Campers will develop of the skills needed to “catch the big one!”

Shooting Sports Overnight Camp (ages 12-16)

7/6 - 7/10 | $250
Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Mon 1pm - Fri 12pm

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.

Adventures in Conservation Education (ACE) Camp

7/13 - 7/17 | $150
Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Mon 1pm - Fri 12pm (for rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students)

ACE is a summer camp for middle school students focused on wildlife conservation. Participants will spend five days immersed in Georgia wildlife via hands-on activities and trips with research biologists across the state. Thanks to a grant from The Environmental Resources Network, the cost of this camp is only $150 per person.

Wilderness Survival Camp (ages 12-16)

7/20 - 7/24 | $250
Charlie Elliott Conference Center
Mon 1pm - Fri 12pm

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 take part in a variety of activities meant to sharpen your ability to stay healthy and alert in all wilderness situations. We will explore the topics: primitive fire building, edible and medicinal plant use, wilderness first aid, shelter fashioning, canoeing and much more! Come prepared to gain some useful outdoor knowledge and to have a lot of fun along the way!

For more information on camps, visit: www.georgiawildlife.com/CharlieElliott/Camps or call (770)784-3059. For day camp information, email Amber Barrow at amber.barrow@dnr.ga.gov For overnight camp information, email Katie McCollum at katie.mccollum@dnr.ga.gov

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