Forsyth County Parks & Recreation summer camps registration is now open. A wide variety of camp options will be offered this summer including recreation day camps, sports camps, adventure camps and specialty camps.
Summer Day Camps
These week-long day camps at Central Park, Fowler Park and
Old Atlanta Park will provide a structured schedule of indoor and outdoor
activities including games, art, fitness, special guests and other fun theme
related activities. The camps will be held at the county recreation centers
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 6 through 10. Extended hours are
available for an additional cost.
Camp themes include Summer Safari, Mystery, Wet and Wild,
Build it Bash, Backyard Olympics, Wildlife Adventures and Everyday Heroes.
The cost of each camp is $110. Central Park is located at
2300 Keith Bridge Road. Fowler Park is located at 4110 Carolene Way. Old
Atlanta Park is located at 810 Nichols Road.
Children ages 4 to 5 are invited to learn important safety
tips in a fun way this summer with the week-long Safety Town camps. Topics
covered during the five-day program include fire safety, water safety, car and
bus safety, stranger danger, poison safety, gun safety and more. Children will
also enjoy learning traffic safety while driving kid carts through the
child-size “Safety Town Village.” This year’s Safety Town camps will be held at
Sharon Springs Park located at 1950 Sharon Road.
Safety Town camps will offered each week in June. Parents
can select either a 9 a.m. to noon session or a 1 to 4 p.m. session.
The cost is $85 per session.
Sawnee Mountain Preserve Camps
Youth ages 4 through 15 are invited to get adventurous this
summer at Sawnee Mountain Preserve where they can participate in camps that
focus on outdoor adventure and environmental education. Some of the camp options this year are Little Explorers
Camp, Wet and Wild Adventure Camp, Adventure Camp, Mountain Bike Camp, Climbing Camp, Whitewater
Kayak Camp as well as nature and science camps. Sign up early as these programs
fill up fast! The camp hours, cost and
ages vary for the camps. Sawnee Mountain Preserve is located at 4075 Spot Road.
How to Register
Adults may choose to register their youth online by visiting
www.forsythco.com/parks or in person at any of the county’s three recreation
centers, located at Central Park, Fowler Park and Old Atlanta Park, Monday
through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration will also be accepted via
fax and mail. Please note that costs listed are for Forsyth County
residents. There is an additional 20 percent charge for non-residents.
Click here to view Parks & Recreation’s full summer 2016 Activity Guide. For more information about summer programs offered by
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation, call (770) 781-2215.