Registration opens at 9 a.m. Members receive a discount and early registration. T shirts are also available for purchase. Weeklong camps run Monday-Friday in June and July for K-8th grade. Registration and payment can be made here once registration opens. General public registration opens April 2 at 9 a.m.
1. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 for Park Members only.
2. Registration is open to members only during the week of March 26-April 1. If all camps do not fill they will be offered to non-members on April 2.
3. Only active members at the family level or above are eligible for member’s rates. Membership fees may be paid (or renewed) on the same day of registration.
4. Registration and payment can be taken online with credit card. If you need assistance registering, please call 334-794-3452. You may also register in person or via phone.
5. The registration form and health form must be completed and signed by the child’s parent.
6. All registrations must be accompanied by full payment at the time of registration.
7. All sessions are limited to 15 participants.
8. If a child is not of the proper age for the camp which he or she is registered for, registration will be considered void and the registration fee forfeited.
9. Cancellation Policy: To be eligible for a full refund, Landmark Park requires 30 days advance notice in writing for all cancellations. If you are not eligible for a refund, a tax receipt will be issued to you indicating that the program fee was converted to a charitable donation.
10. Grandparents can register grandchildren only if the grandparent has a FAMILY level membership or above.
Week of June 4th-8th
Alabama Explorers (entering 7th and 8th grades) Monday-Friday (Tuesday-Friday is offsite camping)
Members $250; Nonmembers $275
Come explore south Alabama with us in this new camp for 7th and 8th graders! In this camp, we will camp and hike our way to Birmingham and back again. The first day will be spent preparing four our journey and we will set off bright and early on day two. We will visit Oak Mountain State Park, Cheaha State Park and Chewacla State Park before returning to Landmark Park by lunch on Friday. Each day will be spent hiking and exploring all the natural wonders Alabama has to offer. We will also visit the Anniston Museum of Natural History while in Anniston. All meals from lunch on Tuesday to breakfast on Friday will be provided.
Earth Explorers (entering 2nd and 3rd grades) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Members $100; Nonmembers $125
Become an Earth Explorer and discover the world hidden beneath our feet! Learn where the rain comes from and how we get energy form the sun. With knowledge comes the power to protect the world around us. In this camp, we will unlock the answers to the questions you may have about the Earth. We will learn about the environment through exploring, crafts and games.
Week of June 11th-15th
Nature Detectives (entering 2nd and 3rd grades) Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday 4 p.m.-Friday 8 a.m. (sleepover Thursday night)
Members $150; Nonmembers $175
Alabama is one of the most biologically diverse states in the nation. Our Nature Detectives will spend the week exploring plant and animal roles in an ecosystem. We will learn why plant and animal numbers are decreasing and what role we can play to stop more from disappearing forever. This great week will be topped off with a cookout and sleepover in tents, as well as a little night exploring to get to know the nocturnal animals that call Landmark Park home. Thursday dinner and Friday breakfast will be provided.
Farm and Forest Fun (entering K and 1st grades) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
Members $75; Nonmembers $100
Both the farm and forest are filled with many different plants and animals. Some animals that live at Landmark Park come out at nigh to hunt for food, make repairs to their homes and frolic in the woods. Others are awake in the daytime, grazing in the warmth and sunshine and sleep when the stars come out. Spend the week learning the difference between the nocturnal and diurnal animals that call the park home. We will spend time on the farm with the animals active in the daytime and time in the forest looking for scat, footprints and other signs left behind by those animals only awake when the sun goes down.
Week of June 18th-22nd
Aerospace and Astronomy (entering 2nd and 3rd grades) Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
Members $60; Nonmembers $85
In this camp we will learn about the stars, the astronomers who studied them, and the dreamers who aspired to touch them. Come learn about how the wonderful science of astronomy leads to space exploration. Learn about the history of aerospace and flight and the individuals who played an important role in that history. Through full-dome planetarium presentations and hands-on STEM activities and experiments, campers will learn about constellations that can be seen in the summer sky, how to navigate using the stars, the key principles of flight and the Apollo space missions.
Secrets of the Vegetable Garden (entering K and 1st grades) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
Members $75; Nonmembers, $100
The vegetable garden holds many secrets, including living and nonliving elements needed for the garden to thrive. Nonliving things such as sunlight, soil and water are essential in the garden for plants to grow. We also need living organisms such as earthworms in the soil and insects to pollinate the plants. Spend the week learning (and tasting) the secrets of the vegetable garden at Landmark Park.
Week of June 25th-29th
Forest Mysteries (entering 4th-6th grades) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Members $100; Nonmembers $125
The forest is a weird and wonderful place with many things to explore! Learn about the forest and the things that live in the forest while hiking, examining rotting logs, and getting up close and personal with live animals. Int his camp, we’ll design experiments, make crafts and discover how amazingly strange nature can be.
Earth Art (entering 2nd and 3rd grades) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon
Members $85; Nonmembers $110
Let your creative side run wild during Earth Art camp! The colors found at Landmark park are beautiful during the summer, from the green grass and the blue sky to the orange, pink and purple flowers found in our native wildflower garden. This fun-filled week will be spent enjoying Mother Nature and all her beauty. There is no better way to learn about the wonders of plants, insects and other animals than through your own imagination and creativity. Using natural elements found on our nature trails and farmstead, campers will each day design their own unique work of art.
Week of July 9th-11th
Adventure Days (entering 4th-6th grades) Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Members $125; Nonmembers $150
If you are ready for a great outdoor adventure, then this three day program is for you! We will spend one day exploring the Florida Caverns State Park, one day learning the basic canoeing skills at a local pond and one day exploring a geological wonder right here in the Wiregrass. From cave tours, to canoeing races, to finding sharks teeth at waterfalls, this camp is packed full of adventure for children entering grades 4-6!
Time: 9 a.m.
Cost: Varies from camp to camp
Category: Youth Programs