Camp Fire Camp Toccoa

ropes canoeing beneath the pine trees

Overnight Camp


WoHeLo and Welcome to Camp Fire Camp Toccoa

Located in Northeast Georgia (2 hours north of Atlanta) Camp Fire Camp Toccoa offers affordable co-ed overnight and day camp. The 176 acre facility includes forested trails, waterfalls, a lake, high and low ropes courses, nature center, a swimming pool and equestrian center. Camp Fire Camp Toccoa provides overnight camp opportunities for youth in grades 2nd-12th and day camp for youth in grades k-9th.

Youth enjoy the unique opportunity to develop new skills through activities like horseback riding, swimming, archery, canoeing, hiking, arts and more.

At Camp Fire, we Light the fire within. Camp Fire was created to guide young people on their journey of self-discovery. Camp Fire helps youth dig deep inside and discover their "spark," their personally defined nuggets of potential. The founders of Camp Fire strongly that young people need experiences that teach them to care for themselves, their environment, and the people around them.

Photos: To view detailed photos of our cabins, facilities and program areas, please see our Photo Gallery.



2014 Schedule & Rates

Holiday Rate - A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration, the remaining balance will be charged to the card on file January 1st, 2014.

Early Bird Rate - A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration, the remaining balance will be charged to the card on file March 1st, 2014.

2014 Rate - A $100 deposit is due at the time of registration, the remaining balance will be charged to the card on file two weeks prior to the start of the camper's session.

Multi-Child Discount: Save $10 per child if registering multiple children for overnight camp.

Dates Program Options Holiday Rate Early Bird Rate 2014 Rate
1 June 8-14th* Traditional
Horseback
Voyager
$500
$550
$1,050
$515
$565
$1,065
$550
$600
$1,100
2 June 15-21st* Traditional
Trail Maker
Horseback
$500
$525
$550
$515
$540
$565
$550
$575
$600
3 June 22-28th* Traditional
Trail Maker
Horseback
$500
$525
$550
$515
$540
$565
$550
$575
$600
4 June 29-July 3rd
Mini Session
Traditional
High Adventure
$325
$425
$340
$440
$375
$475
5 July 6-12th* Traditional
Trail Maker
Gypsy
Horseback
$500
$525
$550
$550
$515
$540
$565
$565
$550
$575
$600
$600
6 July 13-19th* Traditional
Gypsy
Horseback
$500
$550
$550
$515
$565
$565
$550
$600
$600
7 July 20-26th* Traditional
Horseback
$500
$550
$515
$565
$550
$600
8 July 27-31st
Mini Session
Traditional
$325 $340 $375

2014 Counselor in Training Schedule

CIT 1 July 6-July 31st 1st Year CIT-Grade 11th
$1,200
CIT 2 June 8 - July 3rd 2nd Year CIT - Grade 12th
$1,200

Click here to register for Summer 2014!




Open House

Come visit us at Camp Fire Camp Toccoa! Meet the staff, tour camp and have your questions answered!

May 4th 1:00-4:00 pm

If you would like to schedule a tour of camp, outside of the open house dates, please call our office in advance. (706) 886-2457.



Program Descriptions

*Traditional:Open to rising 2nd-12th grade youth. Traditional campers have the opportunity to personalize and design a morning schedule which includes 3 activity periods. Afternoons are spent taking part in activities such as swimming, hiking to the waterfalls, sports, large group games and more. Evening activities include theme nights, dances, talent shows, pool parties, cookouts and camp outs. Every camper will have the opportunity to cook a meal over an open fire and sleep under the stars.

*Group horseback lessons can be added on to any traditional or day camp session for an additional $30. Campers registered for horseback lessons will spend 1 hour at the stables each morning as part of their morning activities.

Horseback Camp: Open to rising 4th-9th grade youth. Campers focus on riding skills and the principles of caring and partnering with a horse. Youth spend the morning learning all aspects of horsemanship from horse and barn maintenance to developing and perfecting handling and riding skills.

Trail Maker: Open to rising 4th-9th grade youth. Campers will work toward earning their Trail Maker outdoor living honor. Along with their favorite traditional camp activities, campers will work on outdoor living skills such as orienteering, shelter building and outdoor cooking. Using the skills learned campers will plan and carry out an overnight camping trip to our Camp Fire Camp Toccoa outpost on Lake Hartwell.

High Adventure: Open to rising 7th-10th grade youth. For those who can't keep their feet on the ground! Campers will enjoy their time in the sky on the high ropes course along with learning basic climbing skills.

Gypsy:Open to rising 7th-10th grade youth. A one week program where campers work towards earning their Gypsy outdoor living honor. This specialty camp includes a multi-night, off property, camping trip with a focus on outdoor living skills.

Voyager:Open to rising 9th-12th grade youth. A two week program in which campers are able to work towards earning their Voyager outdoor living honor. This includes a multi-night,out of camp, backpacking trip that is planned and led by the qualified staff. Campers learn leadership skills and build on their outdoor living skills.

Counselor-in-Training (CIT): Open to rising 11th or 12th grade youth. Our 4 week CIT program focuses on group leadership skills including group organization, motivation, program planning, team building and conflict resolution. CITs have the opportunity to spend time in activities learning how to be effective leaders by working with younger campers. The CIT program is a progressive 2 year program.

First year CITs must complete the normal camper registration process. Entrance into the 2nd year CIT program is subject to approval by the director upon review of a completed 2nd Year CIT application.

*Changeover: For campers interested in staying more than one session, we offer the option of staying for the weekend in between sessions. Changeover is an additional $50 and is available sessions 1,2,3,5,6,7.


Individual Camperships

Camp Fire Camp Toccoa provides Camperships (grants) to assist youth in attending our summer camp programs. Each year Camp Fire Camp Toccoa raises funds through donations by individuals, organizations and businesses to provide financial assistance for families that are financially unable to otherwise send their youth to camp. Individual applicants include any youth in rising 2nd -12th grade; current participation in a Camp Fire program is not required. Camperships will be allocated based on the available funds and do not exceed more than one half of the cost of a one-week session.

Application Process:

Complete the enclosed application along with the following:

  • Letter of explanation/need
  • Reference letter
  • One or more of the following:
  • Most recently filed income tax return
  • Copies of last two pay stubs
  • DFACS verification letter on income, if applicable
Individual Campership Guidelines and Application

Applications must be received on or before April 25th, 2014.


Agency Camperships

Camp Fire believes in community partnership and collaboration. Through partnerships and collaboration Camp Fire programs are more easily accessible to those in need. Agencies may apply to receive Camperships in order to sned youth in their programs to Camp Fire Camp Toccoa.

Agency Campership Guidelines and Application

Accreditation

Your child's safety is essential to us. Our camp is accredited by the American Camp Association. Staff members are all trained in CPR and first aid. A nurse lives on camp property all summer, and we are just down the road from the local hospital.

Medical Forms

All campers must have a new form completed every year. Medical Forms must be signed by a licensed medical provider.

Cancellation & Refunds

All deposits are nonrefundable. Deposits are only transferable to another session if space is available. Deposits may not be transferred to the balance of fees for another session in which another deposit has been paid.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Mary Huff at info@camptoccoa.org or our office at
(706) 886-2457