Camps & Out of School Activities


Leisure Services offers a wide variety of camps for children when Clarke County School District is not in session, including summer break and holidays.  ACC Leisure Services offers out of school programs with fun and creative themes. 

Summer Camp 2023

What makes summer camp with Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services awesome?  Where else can you go behind the scenes and learn animal care at Bear Hollow Zoo, design your own theatrical or dance production, practice your canoe and archery skills, get skateboarding and triathlon coaching, learn all about fashion design and sewing, hang out with friends all day, and have fun - right here in Athens?  We have it all!  

ACCGov Leisure Services offers full and half-day options for children ages 6-17!  

  • Art Camps (Lyndon House Arts Center, featuring 2D and 3D, painting, drawing, printmaking, paper-making, ceramics, video art)
  • Dance Camps (East Athens Educational Dance Center featuring African Drum & Dance, Hip Hop & Jazz, Ballet & Tap, and Modern Dance)
  • Gymnastics Camps (Bishop Park)
  • Nature Camps (Memorial Park and Sandy Creek Day Camp)
  • Sports Camps (ACC Tennis Center, Bishop Park, & Southeast Clarke Park, featuring specialized coaching for basketball, flag football, skateboarding, soccer, tennis, triathlon)
  • Theatre Camps (Athens Creative Theatre, featuring on-stage and behind-the-scenes technical instruction)
  • Teen Camps (Athens Creative Theatre, Heard Park, Lay Park, Rocksprings Park, Sandy Creek Day Camp) 
  • Traditional All-Day Camps (Heard Park, Lay Park, Rocksprings Park)


Scholarships for Summer Camp must be submitted by Friday, March 3, 2023

Registration for Summer Camp will open at:

9am on Saturday, March 18, 2023 for Athens-Clarke County Residents

Noon on Monday, March 20, 2023 for Non-Residents

ACC Leisure Services Summer Camp Logo for 2023

2023 Parent & Guardian Handbook

2023 Camp Guide

Printed copies will be available from one of these locations (while supplies last)

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center
  • Heard Park
  • Lay Park
  • Lyndon House Arts Center
  • Memorial Park
  • Rocksprings Park
  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

Employment Opportunities

Looking for a summer job where you get to hang out with kids and get paid to have fun?  How about nights and weekends off?  And the pay starts at $15.60/hour? Yes, Yes, YESSSSSSSS  Camp isn't just for kids  

Hiring will begin soon for camp directors, counselors, counselors in training, lifeguards, pool staff, pool managers... there are a lot of opportunities to put your skills to work!  If you know our camps, you know we have a little bit of everything - so if you are into art, dance, theatre, nature education, outdoors, sports, games, gymnastics, tennis - we can find a spot for you! 

Email or call 706-613-CAMP if you would like more information. Hiring will begin soon.

Online Registration Resources: