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ALPHA Extreme Summer Camp

Advanced Learning Program for High Achievers


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In order to be considered for acceptance into the program, all students must complete and submit an application packet, provide a letter of recommendation from a current teacher and submit a copy of transcripts or a recent report card. There are three ways to access the application: you can access the application online, you can call the Continuing Education registration office at (478) 445-5277 to request a packet be mailed to you or you can visit the CE registration office located on the Georgia College campus in Chappell Hall. All applicants must complete and submit this packet by May 23, 2014 to be considered for admission. Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted to begin the registration process if accepted.


Residential Registration

The residential registration fee is $699 and includes nightly housing, all instruction, field trips, planned group activities and all meals, beginning with dinner on Sunday of the program and concluding with lunch on Friday. Check-in will be on Sunday between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., and checkout will take place after the group presentations that begin at 3 p.m. on Friday.


Commuter Registration

New in 2014, a commuter option for just $149, which includes all instruction, field trips, planned group activities and lunch Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


New Programs for Summer 2014!


ALPHA Extreme Science

Analysis of Biodiversity of Georgia’s Fall Line

June 15-20, 2014


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Join us as we embark on a journey in Georgia’s Fall Line region in search of native flora and fauna.  During your time at camp, you will learn the basics of plant identification and then use your newly acquired skills to determine a variety of plants found along the Fall Line of Georgia.  You will also dive into the world of Georgia’s native animals by learning how to identify them and the evidence of their presence.  Each day will be filled with fun and adventure as you partake in daily field trips, which will include Andalusia Farm (Flannery O’Connor’s birthplace), Lockerly Arboretum (to see a variety of trees found all over the world), Georgia Forestry’s Selma Irwin Nature Preserve, The Oconee River Greenway and Georgia College’s Lake Laurel.  Through experiments and observations completed at these diverse locations, you will explore the interconnectedness of nature and how biodiversity and geology combine to create unique environments.  You will learn that plants and animals can serve as indicators of certain topographic traits and vice-versa along with so much more. We will end the week with a presentation for your friends and family on Friday afternoon. This is a week any true aspiring scientist will not want to miss!

Sunday-Friday (Monday-Friday for Commuter)

June 15-20 (June 16-20 for Commuter)

8 a.m.-5 p.m. for Commuters

Fee: $699

Commuter Fee: $149



ALPHA Extreme Photography

Appreciating the World through the Lens

June 22-27


ALPHA Photography


ALPHA Extreme Photography is sure to be a camp that any aspiring photographer would not want to miss. Not only will we be exploring the mechanics of a camera and how it really works, but you will also get a chance to build your own portfolio. The fun doesn’t stop there, though! We will also explore the different facets of photography including photography narratives, editing techniques, image composition, photographing landscapes, portraiture, photography in today’s social media and much more. We will then finish the week off with group presentations on Friday afternoon to showcase all of your projects from the week. Make sure and apply today for a camp that will allow you to capture your memories for a lifetime. Please note that you will need your camera (and don’t forget your manual) every day.

Sunday-Friday (Monday-Friday for Commuter)

June 22-27 (June 23-27 for Commuter)

8 a.m.-5 p.m. for Commuters

Fee: $699

Commuter Fee: $149










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