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Contact Info
City of Atlanta
55 Trinity Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

For more information, please email:
CampBestFriends@atlantaga.gov

Nikki McClain-Williams 
Recreation Program Supervisor 
Tel : 404.546.7675
Fax: 404.546.2964
nmcclainwilliams@atlantaga.gov

 

Best Friends 

Program Brochure

Camp Best Friends 2014

The City of Atlanta’s Office of Recreation will host the 2014 Camp Best Friends program for over 2500 youth and teens.  Camp Best Friends has been serving families throughout metro Atlanta for 30 years. There will be 7 specialty camps, 2 Freedom Schools, 10 traditional day camps, and 5 teen camps.

The 2014 summer season starts June 2, 2014 and ends July 25, 2014. Camp hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. Teen camps vary. There is no camp Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day.

Days & Hours

Monday - Friday | 7:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

{Teen Sites}
Monday - Friday | 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Registration Fees

Traditional Sites & Specialty Sites:        Residents of Atlanta | $35 per week
                                                                             Non-Residents | $110 per week

Washington Park Swim & Tennis:         Residents of Atlanta | $65 per week
                                                                            Non-Residents | $110 per week

Lake Allatoona Residential:                    Residents of Atlanta | $80 per week 
                                                                            
Non-Residents | $110 per week

Teen & Senior Camps:                               No fee for enrollment
 Must be City of Atlanta Resident

2014 Payment Schedule

Camp Week -- Payment Due By

Weeks 1 & 2 - Payment due by May 31, 2014
Weeks 3 & 4 - Payment due by June 6, 2014
Weeks 5 & 6 - Payment due by June 20, 2014
Weeks 7 & 8 - Payment due by June 27, 2014

Registration is onling now.  Please register online.

Camp Best Friends Traditional Day Camps
-Adamsville (ages 5 - 17) 404-505-3181
-Ben Hill 404-346-5891
-Bessie Branham 404-371-5010
-Dunbar 404-658-7117
-Grant Park 404-624-0697
-Morningside 404-881-0174
-Peachtree Hills (ages 5 - 14) 404-237-2756
-Pittman Park (ages 5 - 17) 404-215-2824
-Rosel Fann 404-624-0772
-Thomasville (ages 5 - 17) 404-624-0816


Freedom Schools (Grades K - 5th)
(Highest grade accepted rising 6th graders.)
-Grove Park 404-799-2342
-M.L. King 404-658-1149


Camp Best Friends Specialty Camps
-Adams Park - Basketball Camp (ages 6 - 14) 404-756-1827
-Butler Park* - Seniors Camp (ages 50 and up) 404-658-6034
-Central Park - Cheer and Dance Camp (ages 6 - 14) 404-874-1780
-Coan Park** - Therapeutics Camp (ages 6 - 21) 404-371-5008
-South Bend - Culture Club (ages 5 - 12) 404-766-9049
-Lake Allatoona - Residential Camp (ages 8 - 12) 404-624-0668
-Washington Park - Swim and Tennis Camp (ages 5 - 12) 404-658-1436


Atlanta Teen Leaders Camps***
-Collier Park - Summer of Service Learning Camp (grades 9 -12)****
-James Orange - Summer of Service Learning Camp (grades 9 -12)****
-Perkerson Park - Summer of Service Learning Camp (grades 9 -12)****
-J.D. Sims - ARTSCool Teen Empowerment Program (ages 13 -18)
-Zaban - Summer of Service Learning Camp (grades 9 -12)****

Legend:

*For residents only
**All campers must complete an interview process for admittance in program
*** For residents only | All applicants must complete Summer of Service Learning application and interview process for admittance. Youth not registered through the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency and eligible for stipend, will receive community service hours that can be used towards Atlanta Public Schools graduation requirements, through service learning projects. 
****Youth not enrolled through Atlanta Workforce Development Agency’s stipend program are eligible to receive community service hours towards graduation requirements.

 

 


 

 


 

 

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