Kids can let loose their inner animal at this hands-on, educational camp all about wildlife. Grades K-5. Dec. 21; Dec. 26-28; Jan. 2-4. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-624-9453. Zooatlanta.org. $56-$70.
Click here for more information: http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/book_a_program/kids_and_families/safari_day_camps
Dunwoody Nature Center
Explore the climate and study its effecta on the animals, plants and habitats of Dunwoody Park. Preschoolers (age 3)-5th grade. Two sessions: Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 5343 Roberts Dr., Dunwoody. 770-394-3322. Dunwoodynature.org. $90-$150.
Click here for more information: http://www.dunwoodynature.org/Winter-Break-Camp
Chattahoochee Nature Center
Day campers will hike, play outside, spend time in the Starlab and romp around the CNC. Grades K-7. Two sessions offered: Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell. 770-992-2055. Chattnaturecenter.org. $180-$200.
Click here for more information: http://www.chattnaturecenter.org/camp-kingfisher/december-break-camp/
Rising Stars Basketball
Boys and girls can improve their hoops skills and “hustle,” learn sportsmanship skills and more at this basketball camp. Ages 5-13. Camps are found at various church gyms in Atlanta. Dec. 26-27, Jan. 2-4. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 864-325-9552. For location information visit risingstarshoops.net. $75-$265.
Click here for more information: http://www.risingstarshoops.net/
Marcus Jewish Community Center
This program for ages preschool to 8th grade offers the chance to enjoy a wide variety of fun-filled activities. Camps focus on swimming, sports, art, drama and more. Visit atlantajcc.org or call 678-812-4000 for specific dates, times and prices of the extensive camp options.
Click here for more information: http://www.atlantajcc.org/interior-pages/family-programs-schools-out/
– Kate Wallace