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Camp Acworth
Where Every Day is an Adventure!

 


IMG_3638Camp Acworth, established in 1999, is now the name of our entire Summer Day Camp Program that provides a safe and active environment for children to enjoy their summer. Camp Acworth features two locations! Both Lake Acworth Adventure Camp and Overlook Adventure Camp will return this summer. 

Each week, both camps will go on a field trip to exciting places like Medieval Times, Zoo Atlanta, and the World of Coke. Weekly guests will visit Camp Acworth and teach kids a variety of subjects, ranging from public safety to performing arts.

Camp Acworth is open to Acworth residents and non-residents. Our camps are tailored for kids in 1st through 8th grade. Program scholarships are available to Acworth Residents. Limited availability to those who qualify.

Registration opens Monday, January 31 for Acworth residents and Monday February 7 for non-residents. To prepare ahead of time, you can visit our registration page to create a registration profile or to update your existing profile.

Please be thorough when creating your profile and include the following:
  • Preferred email address. Each individual on the account can include their own email. The account holder will be the primary email address contacted through our system.
  • Updated phone numbers. Please include current phone numbers and indicate whether it is a home, cell or work number.
  • Include up to 5 emergency contacts information including name, relationship, phone number and email address.


Additional Information

  • Camp Acworth Parent Handbook
  • Summer Camp Parent Orientation will be held on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the Acworth Community Center.
  • Please contact the camp staff by calling (770) 917-1234 or by emailing campacworth@acworth.org with questions about camp.

Camp Acworth Jobs

We're Hiring!! The Camp Acworth experience will be incredibly rewarding to those looking to work with kids and help create an amazing summer experience for our campers. You will be contributing to many wonderful memories in addition to having the best summer job ever!
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We Are Looking for Camp Staff Who Are:
  • Responsible, Enthusiastic and Spirited individuals who can serve as role models and mentors.
  • Ready to help us provide a fun and safe camp experience to campers.
  • Passionate about being creative, playful, and using your big kid imagination.
  • Ready to practice patience, willing to participate in activities and provide great listening skills.

We're Hiring Assistant Directors, Camp Counselors and Lifeguards!
Click here to view open positions with Camp Acworth!

Prior experience working with children is a plus. All staff must submit and pass a background check and a drug test through the Acworth Police Department.


Overlook Adventure Camp

Overlook Adventure Camp our summer camp held at the Acworth Community Center located in Logan Farm Park. Camp activities at Overlook Adventure Camp include team sports, gymnasium activities, arts and crafts, educational speakers, hiking, weekly field trips, and more!

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Location: Acworth Community Center 
4361 Cherokee St, Acworth, GA 30101
 
Ages: 6 - 14 
* Children attending 1st - 8th grade in upcoming school year.
Sessions:
 
Camp consists of eight, one week sessions beginning May 31 and concluding on July 29. 

Camp Hours:
  • Monday through Friday
  • Drop Off: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Camp Activity Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Pick Up: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Weekly Themes: 1) Passport to Fun! 2) Western Week 3) Art Week! 4) SPIRIT Week! 5) Patriotic Week! 6) Superhero Week! 7) Water Week! 8) Talent Week!
Field Trips: 
Sparkles: June 01
Tellus Museum of Science: June 07
Cherokee County Aquatic Center: June 14
NCG Cinema: June 21
Stars and Strikes: June 28
Main Event: July 12
Cherokee County Aquatic Center: July 19
Jumping World: July 26

Lunches are not provided. All campers will need to bring their own lunches each day of camp. Parents will be notified in advance which days per week their camper needs to bring their swimsuit, towel and sunscreen for any water-based activities.  

Click Here to Register for Camp Acworth!


Lake Acworth Adventure Camp

Lake Acworth Adventure Camp is held at Cauble Park and headquartered at the Acworth Beach House. Originally named Camp Acworth, this camp now has a new name to fit our growing summer camp program! Camp activities at Lake Acworth Adventure Camp include swimming, canoeing, archery, educational speakers, hiking, weekly field trips and more!
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Location: Cauble Park
4425 Beach St, Acworth, GA 30101
 
Ages: 6 - 14
* Children attending 1st - 8th grade in upcoming school year.
 
Sessions:
Camp consists of eight, one week sessions beginning May 31 and concluding on July 29. 

Camp Hours:
  • Monday through Friday
  • Drop Off: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Camp Activity Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Pick Up: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Weekly Themes: 1) Passport to Fun! 2) Rain Forest Week! 3) Ocean Week! 4) Survivor Week! 5) Patriotic Week! 6) Safari Week! 7) Jurassic Week! 8) Hawaiian Luau!
Sparkles: June 02
Tellus Museum of Science: June 09
Cherokee County Aquatic Center: June 16
NCG Cinema: June 23
Stars and Strikes: June 30
Main Event: July 14
Cherokee County Aquatic Center: July 21
Jumping World: July 28

Lunches are not provided.
All campers will need to bring their own lunches, swimsuit, and towel each day of camp.

Click Here to Register for Camp Acworth!


Registration and Fees

City of Acworth Residents: $125.00 per week
  • Fee structure: $100 camp program fee + $25 non-refundable camp deposit
Non-City of Acworth Residents: $150.00 per week
  • Fee structure: $100 camp program fee + $25 non-resident fee + $25 non-refundable camp deposit.

**Deposits are non-refundable/non-transferable.

Camp registration is not restricted to one location.  Parents are encouraged to register their child for different weeks at each location if campers are interested in a variety of summer camp activities!  Please make sure to be careful during registration so campers are not accidentally registered for the same week at different locations.  Deposits are non-refundable/non-transferable. 

To reserve a camp spot for your child(ren), a $25.00 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit will be due at registration per child for each week that you would like to register for. The camp deposits and any non-resident fees are included in the total registration cost.  Remaining camp balances can be paid immediately upon registration or on the first day of each week your child has reserved.
* Week 1 of camp (May 31 - June 3) must be paid in full at registration regardless of resident status.

Click here to register!


CIT Program

Camp Acworth is excited to introduce our updated CIT Program. The Camp Acworth CIT program is designed for rising sophomores and rising juniors, typically 15-16 year old. The transition from camper to CIT creates an opportunity to develop and nourish leadership, communication, and learning skills needed when working with children in a camp setting. The goal is to create responsible leaders who can not only contribute positively to Camp Acworth but also to their schools and community. With updates to our program, please read the eligibility requirements below. 

Eligibility Requirements Are:

2022 CIT Application - Apply Now!
  • CIT position is open to 15-16 year olds. Must be turning 15 years old on or before the first day of camp (June 1, 2022).
Click Here to Start Online Application for Work Permit
  • Work permit required for 15 year old CITs only.
    * To complete work permit process, please email CampAcworth@acworth.org once a CIT Application has been submitted. 

CIT Letter of Recommendation Form
  • Submit 2-3 Letters of Recommendation Forms.
    * Please email completed letters of recommendation to CampAcworth@acworth.org once a CIT application has been submitted.


All applications must be submitted electronically. For questions related to CIT, contact campacworth@acworth.org


Camp Acworth Tax Information


Tax ID #: 58-6000501
To access your 2021 receipts, you can login to your Rec1 account and view your transaction history. Visit www.rec1.com and view your account profile information.


For questions related to summer camp, please email campacworth@acworth.org