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Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Fernbank Museum's Summer Camps consist of week-long sessions for rising Kindergarten through 7th grade students. Educators guide campers on an exploration of the scientific world, including themes like paleontology, forest ecology, zoology and more. These camps explore the Fernbank campus, both indoors and outdoors.

Don’t miss this opportunity for your child to experience fun-filled activities, crafts, games and discoveries that can only be found at Fernbank Museum. Registration is on a space-available basis and sells out quickly.

NEW in 2018 Summer Mini Camp offers two-day camps for 2nd-5th grade campers on Monday and Tuesday.


Please Note: Camp weeks are organized by age. Please be sure you select a camp week appropriate for your camper’s age. Camper’s will not be admitted to camp weeks which do not match their age group.

Junior Naturalist (rising K and 1st grade; must be at least 5 years old by June 4, 2018)
Please select one
June 4 – June 8  SOLD OUT
June 11 – June 15 SOLD OUT

Discovery Team (rising 2nd and 3rd grades)
Please select one:
June 18 – June 22 SOLD OUT
June 25 – June 29 

NEW Summer Mini Camp
Please select one:
July 2 – July 3 (2nd – 3rd grade)
July 2 – July 3 (4th – 5th grade)

Science Squad (rising 4th and 5th grades)
Please select one:
July 9 – July 13
July 16 – July 20

Ranger Camp (rising 6th and 7th grades)
This camp is primarily an outdoor exploration. Activities including tree measuring, water quality testing and aquatic species surveys. Campers learn about forest ecosystems, biodiversity and native plants and animals in Fernbank Forest.
July 23 – July 27



Days of operation are Monday to Friday for full camp weeks, and Monday and Tuesday for the summer mini-camp. All camp programs run 9am – 3pm.

BeforeCare is available from 8am – 9am at no additional cost. AfterCare is available until 5pm for an additional $15 per day or $60 for the week. AfterCare for the mini-camp camp week is $15 per day or $24 for the session. Your child must be signed up for the full week of aftercare to receive weekly rates.


Cancellation Policy


Contact us at or 404.929.6379 for more information.