10-13 Year Old Camps

Summer camp registration opens for EHC Members on Monday, January 30, 2017.
Summer camp registration opens for the general public on Monday, February 6, 2017.

You can register EARLY for summer camps by becoming an EHC member.  Want to save money on summer camp registration?  Upgrade your membership to the Select or Above level!

If you would like to become an EHC member, please click here or call770.904.3500.

EHC Liability Form
Summer Camp Parent Handbook
Treetop Quest Liability Form

 

BEFORE CARE
For an additional charge of $50 per week, campers can be dropped off as early as 7:45am for Before Care. (Price per camper)

 
AFTER CARE
After Care is available for campers from 3pm – 5:30pm for $50 a week or $15 per individual day. After 5:30pm, there is an additional charge of $1 per minute. (Price per camper)

 

10-13yo Specialty Camp Descriptions
LEGO B.R.I.D.G.E.

May 30-June 2
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 4 Day Camp
Price $225

The Bricks, Robotics & Integrative Design for Growing Engineers (B.R.I.D.G.E.) camp is a challenging experience for students interested in LEGO robotics and architecture. With an emphasis on teamwork, recycled materials, and LEGO EV3 Mindstorms, campers design functional, fixed, and movable bridges to meet both human and environmental needs. Campers hike to a variety of bridges on the EHC campus, unleash their creativity in teams and design their vision for the future! The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Harry Potter Camp *NEW*

May 30-June 2
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 4-Day Camp
Price: $225

Calling all young muggles and magicians…this enchanting camp adventure includes potions in the lab, broom and wand making, Marauder Map adventures, Quidditch, herbology lessons, and so much more. After being sorted into Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff, campers enter the magical world of real science and explore the mystic gifts held by many of our fantastic forest beasts including spiders, snakes, and owls. At the end of the week, campers participate in a Hogwarts Challenge to earn their O.W.L. certificate! Join us for a magical week of fun that also includes an adventure swinging in the trees (NOT in the Dark Forest) at Treetop Quest!

Vikings Adventures and Highland Games

  • Session 1: June 5-9
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225
  • Session 2: June 26-30
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225

Unleash your inner Celt through an immersive experience with the customs, costumes, games, food, and music of the Scottish Highlanders. Have a blast from the past as you navigate like a Norseman, build your boat, and battle your buddies to achieve Viking victory. Find out how these ancient cultures impact our country and county to this very day. Campers test their mettle in the tree canopy against the Treetop Quest adventure course and take a trip to McDaniel Farm.

Neverland Forest – Drama Camp

June 5-9
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

“First Star to the right and straight on till morning…” Come to Neverland and let the EHC forest stimulate your imagination in this performing arts camp centered around J.M. Barrie’s famous story PETER PAN. Campers receive scripts, roles, and lines to memorize for an engaging performance on the last day of camp. Creative and entertaining, this camp intrigues all who wonder why the woods are such a great place for stories. This camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

LEGO Voyager

June 12-16
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $250

The LEGO Voyager camp provides a dynamic experience in LEGO robotics, transportation, engineering, and design. Working in teams, campers build nautical vessels of antiquity utilizing sustainable resources. Campers build and drive a remote-control LEGO train, and then jump into the future to design Mars rovers using the LEGO EV3 Mindstorms robots. Indoor and outdoor challenges “drive home” the value of effective teamwork. The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Orchestra Camp

June 12-16
8:30am-2:30pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

Are you a middle school orchestra student looking to enhance your playing skills and have great summer fun? The EHC has the camp for you! Sharpen your skills and awaken your senses with nature hikes on our trails, special activities, and an exciting treetop canopy adventure. Camp includes a performance on Friday. This camp is for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade orchestra students with a minimum of one year of instruction with their instrument.

Camper vs. Wild

  • Session 1: June 12-16
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225
  • Session 2: June 19-23
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225

Outdoor adventure is taken to a new exciting level as we teach your child how to “survive in the wilderness”! Fast-paced games, treasure hunts and challenges of survival, along with an education in the food, water, and shelter components found in the forest make Camper vs. Wild the best week of summer ever! Camp includes a trip to test your skills above the ground on the Treetop Quest adventure course.

Archaeology: Investigating and Researching the Past *NEW*

June 19-23
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

Investigate the latest archaeological discoveries through games and activities – come examine artifacts from Gwinnett County and enjoy hikes along the trail to view landscape and cultural footprints. Participate in immersive experiences to uncover how history, science and other technologies are used to learn about and protect the past. This camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Wildlife Forensics

  • Session 1: June 26-30
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225
  • Session 2: July 31-August 4
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $225

CRIME SCENE – DO NOT CROSS!! Want to get in touch with your inner CSI? Interested in learning more about forensic lab techniques? Find out how real life investigations compare to what you see on TV each week by applying forensics to solve a wildlife crime. Join us at the Environmental & Heritage Center and use your lab knowledge to collect clues, investigate, and unravel the crime! The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Advanced Military History Camp

July 3 – July 5-7
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 4 Day Camp
Price $185

Join us as we explore different wars in our nation’s history including the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, The Civil War, World War I and World War II. Campers discover what it took to be a soldier during these wars and what life was like on the home front. Exciting activities include advanced drill techniques, battle strategies, mock skirmishes, and knowledgeable re-enactors. Don’t miss out on this immersive, hands-on exploration of our nation’s history! The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

LEGO Medieval Mechanics

  • Session 1: July 10-14
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $250
  • Session 2: July 17-21
    9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
    Price $250

Master the science of simple machines to complete your castle conquest! Campers work in teams and are actively immersed in history and science, using LEGO EV3 robots to recreate classic medieval machines of siege warfare. Each machine must be designed for steering, range-finding, and target engagement to take down the cardboard castle. Individual and team skills will be honed through a combination of indoor and outdoor challenges. The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Trailblazers *NEW*

July 24-28
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

Explore, discover, and blaze into science! Take a walk between any two trees and you will be immersed in biology, chemistry, and physics. Experience a week of action, forest exploration, and making a difference for our community. From the chemistry behind tie-dying and baking bread, to digging up the dirt on garbage, and the fun of physics swinging through Tree Top Quest, this summer camp reveals how science transforms many everyday moments.

Art in the Environment

July 17-21
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

Are you often inspired by the beauty of nature? Do you enjoy creating your own artistic masterpieces? In Art in the Environment, campers unlock the beauty of the EHC forest through a variety of nature-themed art projects. Campers spend the week drawing, painting, sculpting, and crafting a wide variety of art with natural materials, as well as art that portrays the environment as a subject. Campers also have an adventure on the Treetop Quest canopy obstacle course to provide an artist’s look at the forest from a different point of view! Have “natural artistic fun” in this camp!

Surviving the 1800s *NEW*

July 17 – 21
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

Can you survive the challenges of pioneer life? Campers experience the trials and triumphs of the 1800s through hands-on activities, games, and obstacle courses. Try your hand at cooking, make a candle, and explore the technological changes of the nineteenth century. See if you can purchase enough supplies and have the fortitude to make it. If you are a fan of the Oregon Trail, then this camp is for you. This camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest.

Winning the War – Land, Air, and Sea

July 24 – 28
9am-3pm • Ages 10-13 • 5 Day Camp
Price $225

World War II was fought on three fronts at the same time – land, air, and sea. Examine the techniques and technology utilized by soldiers. Survive a “boot camp” obstacle challenge. Explore how local families (children too) designed Victory Gardens to support the war effort in their homes. Participate in rationing and recycling activities as you recognize the tremendous amount of resources needed to sustain the war effort. As Uncle Sam said – I WANT YOU! The camp includes an exciting adventure in the tree canopy with Treetop Quest and transportation to McDaniel Farm on selected dates.

 

If you are registering for multiple camps, you may want to consider purchasing a Select, Executive or Legacy membership as that will entitle you to a 10% discount on all camp registrations.

If you have any questions, please email Katy at catherine.molinari@gwinnettcounty.com.

 

Summer Camp Instructions

 

10-13 Year Old Camps

LEGO BRIDGE Ages 10-13

Price: $202.00 — $225.00

Date: May 30, 2017

Harry Potter Camp Ages 10-13

Price: $202.00 — $225.00

Date: May 30, 2017

Available Spaces: 0

1 Vikings Adventures and Highland Games Ages 10-13

Price: $202.00 — $225.00

Date: June 5, 2017

Neverland Forest Drama Camp Ages 10-13

Price: $202.00 — $225.00

Date: June 5, 2017

LEGO Voyager Ages 10-13

Price: $225.00 — $250.00

Date: June 12, 2017

Orchestra Camp Ages 10-13

Price: $202.00 — $225.00

Date: June 12, 2017