Odyssey Day Camp

The Summer Odyssey Day Camp offers a safe and fun-filled summer experience for children ages five to 12. From crafting and computer activities to sports and swimming, campers will be engaged in learning and exploring every day under the guidance of our staff of experienced elementary school educators.

Each week campers will enjoy a different theme such as Animal Planet, Summer Games, Time Travelers, and Beach Week. Additionally, visiting performers—artists, magicians, animal trainers, jugglers, and more—will provide weekly themed entertainment.

Camp Schedule

Summer Odyssey Day Camp is available from June 5 through July 28. Drop off starts at 7:30 a.m. and pick up ends at 4 p.m. each day. Extended day camp supervision from 4 to 6 p.m. is available for an additional fee.

Swimming Lessons

Small group swimming lessons will be offered for an additional $50 per week for Summer Odyssey campers. Lessons will be held during one of the scheduled activity periods. Campers will be tested on the first day and will be divided by skill level.

Additional Information

Fees

The Summer Odyssey Day Camp fee is $275 per week. Morning snacks, lunch, and afternoon snacks are included. Extended day camp supervision is available for an additional $25 per week.

Registration & Payment

Payment plan option for 2017 camps

During registration, families may pay all fees in full or select our payment plan option. Through the plan, equal monthly installments will be automatically charged by credit card on scheduled payment dates between February and May. Registration must be paid in full before your child starts camp.

Because of the need to adequately plan for staff and supplies for summer camps, no refunds for changes or cancellations will be given after May 26, 2017.

Payment Schedule

If you register by this date: Deposit*

Payment
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On or before
Feb. 24
$100 Feb. 24 payment will be charged for 1/4 of your total due March 31 payment will be charged for 1/4 of your total due April 28 payment will be charged for 1/4 of your total due May 26 payment will be charged for your remaining balance
Between Feb. 24 and March 31 $100 March 31 payment will be charged for 1/3 of your total due April 28 payment will be charged for 1/3 of your total due May 26 payment will be charged for your remaining balance
Between
March 31 and April 28
$100 April 28 payment will be charged for 1/2 of your total due May 26 payment will be charged for your remaining balance
After April 28 $100 May 26 payment will be charged for your remaining balance
After May 26 Full payment due

* Amounts due at registration.

New Camper Credits

BRING A NEW FRIEND TO CAMP AND EARN A REWARD!

You will earn a one-time $25 credit off your camp registration when you refer a new camper to Woodward's summer camps! There is no limit to the number of new friends you can bring; you will receive a $25 credit for each new camper who lists your name in the referral section of their registration.

Note:

  • New campers cannot refer each other and both receive the referral credit.
  • We can only issue credit when new campers enter your name during registration.

Camp Staff

Mr. Robert "Bo" Bobinski is a student supervisor at Woodward's Upper School. He is passionate about youth development and has served in various capacities as a mentor to middle school and high school students, including working with the Dave Thomas Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs, Little League Baseball, and the Boy Scouts of America. Coach Bo is an assistant boys varsity and Middle School lacrosse coach and the assistant seventh grade football coach. A graduate of the United States Military Academy, he has a B.S. in engineering, an M.S. in leadership, and is a retired colonel.

Ms. Anna Mathis is a kindergarten teacher at Woodward Academy's Primary School. She has a wide variety of experience working with children of all ages. Ms. Mathis has a B.S.H.E. in Consumer Economics from the University of Georgia and an M.A.T. in Early Children Education from Piedmont College.

Mrs. Jasmine Johnson-Wakeel is a Woodward Academy Alum and is currently working at Woodward North in the Science Department. She has been working with our summer camps for 7 years. Mrs. Wakeel has a diverse background in Heath Science, Nutrition, and Gross Motor Skills in children. She has a B.S in Heath Sciences from Samford University.

Weekly Themes

June 5 - 9, Theme: Animal Planet

Animal Planet

Come join us for animal adventures with reptilian and furry friends! Campers will learn from animal experts throughout the week, exploring different animals and animal worlds. Campers will also have a special treat: getting decorated as their favorite animal by Dusty the Clown, who will be working his face-painting magic.

June 12 - 16, Theme: Summer Games

Summer Games

Campers will compete in various “Olympic style” wacky games as they build team spirit and compete with their camp teams. We’ll learn archery and other non-traditional games so we’ll have a chance to learn new sports while having fun competing. Additionally, Game Zone Atlanta will be on campus for giant hamster ball races, laser tag competitions, and gaga ball tournaments. Come play games with us this week!

June 19 - 23, Theme: Around the World

Around the World

Travel around the world learning about new cultures, traditions, and foods—all with a sense of adventure and, of course, fun! Campers will hear stories from Koku the Storyteller and experience the wonder of Ken Scott, a nationally-renowned magician.

June 26 - 30, Theme: Water World

Water World

Summer isn’t summer without water fun! Campers will enjoy water fights, giant slip’n’slides, inflatable water slides, and much more! Each day campers will have a summer water activity. Bring your suits for a wild water week!

July 10 - 14, Theme: Four Seasons

Four Seasons

Campers will pack an entire year of seasonal fun into one week! Enjoy a fall-like carnival, winter crafts, spring gardening activities, a summer luau limbo contest, and more!

July 17 - 21, Theme: Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Campers will step back into the past and travel into the future! Join us during the roaring ‘20s, the dynamic ‘70s disco, and the retro ‘80s for culture, music, food, and more. For an added twist, campers will also experience the future with coding challenges and other futuristic games.

July 24 - 28, Theme: Beach Week

Beach Week

Campers will celebrate the end of the summer with a big beach bash! Each day we will create beach activities including snow cones, a summer dance party, water inflatables, and other summer games. Finish the summer in beach style!

boy swimming in pool

Contact Us

For more information or to inquire about camps statements from 2014, please email camps@woodward.edu or call 404.765.4400.

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