Cochran Mill
Nature Center
Camp Cricket - Summer Day Camp

Camp information is now available for Summer 2017!

Registration Opens March 1st!

Online registration now available! See below for link.

Camp Cricket

Session 1: June 5 - 9 

Session 2 : June 19 - 23

Session 3 : June 26 - June 30

Session 4 : July 17 - 21

Session 5 : July 24 - 28  

Will you be starting Kindergarten or 1st grade this fall?

Do you like to play in the dirt?

Would you like to touch a live animal for the first time?

Then Cochran Mill Nature Center’s Camp Cricket Summer Day Camp is the place for you!  Join us each week for an activity-packed, fun-filled session of educational environmental activities!

All campers will participate in hiking, canoeing, fishing activities and have the opportunity to meet wildlife up close.

Activities and crafts will vary with each session as the topic changes. Campers enrolled in multiple sessions will have a new and exciting experience each week of the summer! See the calendar below to choose your sessions!



Camp Crickt Details


Program Time:
Monday - Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Camp Aftercare:
Monday - Friday 1:00pm-3:00pm [$10/day or $45/week]
Monday - Friday 1:00pm-5:00pm [$20/day or $75/week]
Rising Kindergarten – 1st Grade 
(Sorry, no age exceptions)



EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION$90 each week for Members / $105 each week for Non-members

Registration after April 15th: $100 each week for Members / $115 each week for Non-members


What's included

20 hours of instructor-led programming, take home crafts, unique animal encounters, loads of summer fun, and a 2015 CMNC camp T-shirt!


Registration: Opens March 1st, 2017 


Dates & Themes:

June 6-10: Forest Friends
Come hike and explore the forest with us! We’ll talk about different types of forests and the cute, creepy, cool and crazy animals that make forests their home. We’ll also play fun games, make cool crafts and discover much, much more in this exciting camp!
June 20-24: Creepy Crawly Critters
Join us this week as we learn all about the creepiest and crawliest of critters, BUGS! Watch them creep, feel them crawl and have the best time of all! Learn all about these cool animals, find out where they live, some of the weird things they do and come face to face with the ones that call CMNC home! 
June 27- July 1: Fine Feathered Friends
Do you love owls, hawks and birds of all kinds? Then this is the camp for you! Come learn all about our fine feathered friends and what makes these animals so special! See them up close and learn all about the amazing things they do! Enjoy bird themed games, crafts and activities and have a flying good time!
July 18-22: What’s in Water?
Do you know how long a whale can hold its breath? Or how many feet a sea star has? Ever wonder about water all over the world and the absolutely amazing things that live, grow and play in it? Come splish and splash, learn and play this week as we discover what’s in water!
July 25-29: Outdoor Adventures
Love being outside? Can’t get enough of that beautiful sunshine? Enjoy exploring the woods and the amazing animals that make the outdoors their home? Then join us this week as we play games, do fun activities, meet wildlife and explore the great outdoors! 
August 1-5: Reptile Rodeo
Do you love all things scaled? Can’t get enough of snakes, lizards and gators, Oh my?!? Then join us this week as we learn all about all kinds of reptiles! See them up close, touch them all and learn how different and similar they can be all while playing fun games and making cool crafts!



Register ONLINE here!

Download registration forms here - complete one form for each camper 

Camp Cricket Guidelines - so that you're totally prepared for fun!

Got questions? Click here for a list of camp FAQs! 


 Cancellation / Refund Policy

All cancellations, refunds or changes must be requested at least 2 weeks before the first day of each session for which you have registered. No refunds will be given less than 2 weeks prior to the first day of the session. Please note that there will be a $10.00 processing fee for all credit card refunds.  


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 Cochran Mill Nature Center

6300 Cochran Mill Road    Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268  

Phone: (770)306-0914      Email: