Trees Atlanta Launches New Environmental Summer Camp

Trees Atlanta is excited to announce the inaugural Junior TreeKeepers summer camp.
Junior TreeKeepers is a summertime extension of Trees Atlanta’s popular youth environmental education programs, which is a free program offered to more than 20 schools in the metro Atlanta area that educates about Atlanta’s urban forests, pollinator insects, community connections, environmental stewardship and the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum.
The Junior TreeKeepers summer camp offers five days of interactive and hands-on activities in en-vironmental science, as well as field trips to local attractions such as Stone Mountain and 200-year-old forests. Enrollment is open, and middle and high school students are encouraged to apply now.

 

Each day of camp begins 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center, 225 Chester Avenue, SE, Atlanta, 30316. Campers will explore environmental science, orienteering and GPS mapping, community service, teamwork and much more. Lunch, snacks, hat, journal and trans-portation to trips are included.
The middle school session takes place June 23-27, and students must be rising 6th to rising 8th grade students (ages 11-14). The high school session takes place July 14-18, and students must be rising 9th to rising 12th grade students (ages 15-17).

 

Each week-long session costs $250, and scholarships are available.
For more information, visit www.treesatlanta.org/news/junior-treekeepers/ or contact 404-681-4898. If you have questions about the program, feel free to email youtheducation@treesatlanta.org.

 

Trees Atlanta is a nationally-recognized citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving and educating. Since 1985, Trees Atlanta has planted and distributed more than 96,000 trees. For more information about Trees Atlanta, visit www.treesatlanta.org or call 404-522-4097.