Camp Scene Environmental Adventures let kids enjoy and appreciate Georga's natural beauty.

These 7 DeKalb County summer camps are accepting registrations now

DeKalb County summer camps can help get your kids off the couch this summer, letting them explore Georgia's natural beauty, create art, play a sport or brush up on their academics.

These seven summer camps in DeKalb County are already taking registrations:

Camp Scene Environmental Adventures,

What's offered: Camps designed to foster a love of the environment and explore Georgia's natural beauty. Day camps include activities such as swimming at local lakes and swimming holes, with some providing field trips such as a caving expedition to Sitton's Cave at Cloudland Canyon.

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When: The first camp starts June 5, and the last one gets underway July 17.

Where: 743 E. College Ave., Decatur.

Cost: Day camp costs $475 weekly, and overnight camp costs $690.

City of Decatur camps,

What's offered: Day camps for five weeks of the summer from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.. They include Camp Sycamore (for rising kindergarteners-3rd graders) and iDiscover Camp (for rising kindergartners through fifth graders). Enrichment camps are also held for one-week sessions for rising kindergartners through 5th graders, and these focus on a particular interest such as cooking or Legos. Special interest sports camps, as well as tennis and swim camps, are also held.

When: Camps start the week of June 5, with the last week starting July 24.

Where: Locations vary by camp and include the Decatur Recreation CenterEbster Recreation CenterGlenlake Tennis Center and Oakhurst Elementary School.

Cost: Camps range from $55 to $230, depending on the camp. Discounts are available for Decatur residents.

Julie Rogers paints as she waits for people to drop by her booth during the Callanwolde Arts Festival in Atlanta on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The festival featured numerous local and regional artists with their booths set up throughout the fine arts center. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

What's offered: Music, drama, dance and visual arts camps including ones that focus on music recording, printmaking, digital photography and sculpting.

Where: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta

When: The first camp starts the week of June 5, and the last begins on July 31.

Cost: Ranges from $185-$285. Scholarships are available.

The Friends School of Atlanta camps

What's offered: Several camps for ages ranging from 6-16, including ones that focus on digital arts and multi-media design, math, environmental science, and critters.

When: Camp dates vary, with the first starting the week of June 5 and the last one starting the week of July 24.

Where: The Friends School of Atlanta, 862 Columbia Drive, Decatur.

Cost: All camps cost $275 per week.

We Game to Please camps,

What's offered: Weekly camps in Robotics and Minecraft, with advanced versions of each topic also offered. A Minecraft and Sports camp is also available.

When: Camps are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each weekday, with the first week offered the week of June 5 and the last week starting on July 24.

WhereSmoke Rise Baptist Church, 5901 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain.

Cost: Camp costs $175 for the week. Some camps require that you bring a laptop or rent one for $35 a week.

Wealthy Habits,

What's offered: Middle- and high-school students learn about money-related topics including earning a paycheck, budgeting and needs vs. wants.

Where: Wealthy Habits, 1200 Ashford Parkway, Suite 155, Dunwoody and Emory University, 2425 Dooley Drive, Decatur. Camps are also held in other counties.

When: June and July

Cost: $160 per session, with full and partial scholarships available

ART Station campers can learn about painting, cartooning, pottery, puppet making, creative dramatics, mask making and more.
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ART Station camps,

What's offered: Arts camps for youth ages 5-13, with activities that vary weekly and include painting, cartooning, pottery, puppet making, creative dramatics, mask making and more.

Where: ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain.

When: Weekly camps are held from June 5-July 28.

Cost: Camps for ages 5-8 are $150 for members and $165 for non-members, and for ages 9-13, they cost $160 for members and $175 for non-members.

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