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GREAT AMERICAN CAMPOUT

"Growing a Cleaner, Greener, Healthier, 
More Sustainable West Atlanta..."

-- West Atlanta Watershed Alliance

Environmental 
Education

Our transition to a new camp registration system is complete! Register for O-Academy through our latest event registration system. Families will need to create an account through the Active Camp & Class Manager System in order to provide the smoothest process to our registration process. 

Environmental 
Stewardship
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This program facilitated by the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and made possible by a grant from USDA Forest Service for our Atlanta Children’s Forest Network, provides the opportunity for youth 10 years and older to participate in meaningful activities encouraging conservation and stewardship. 

Environmental 
Justice
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The Georgia Tech Vertically Integrated Project: Building for Equity and Sustainability is working to create an outdoor classroom with WAWA that draws influence from Afrofuturism and serves as an outdoor education space that for those visiting WAWA.

Forest

Upcoming Events

  • Mayor's Summer Reading Club
    Mayor's Summer Reading Club
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 12
    Atlanta
    Jun 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 24, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Jun 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jul 24, 2024, 11:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    The Mayor's Summer Reading Club (MSRC) is a program for children ages birth to five and their families that takes place in various locations through the city of Atlanta each summer.
  • 14th Annual Great American Campout
    14th Annual Great American Campout
    Sat, Jun 22
    Atlanta
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Join us for the 14th Annual Great American Campout. Come out and enjoy food, fun, fellowship, and a night of family camping under the stars. This event is especially geared for first-time campers.
  • GAC - Bonfire Experience
    GAC - Bonfire Experience
    Sat, Jun 22
    Atlanta
    Jun 22, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    During the evening bonfire, we will enjoy the lovely sounds of African drumming from Eguma Drum & Dance, engaging storytelling from Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, along with a tribute to Ahkbar Imhotep who served as our bonfire keynote for 10+ years, and of course roasting s'mores!
  • O-Academy SUMMER CAMP
    O-Academy SUMMER CAMP
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jun 24
    Atlanta
    Jun 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Jun 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    O-Academy Summer Camp is open! Register your youth today, and apply for a scholarship!
  • 5th Saturday Hike
    5th Saturday Hike
    Sat, Jun 29
    Atlanta
    Jun 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Atlanta, 2852 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Atlanta, 2852 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA
    Our June 5th Saturday will feature Corvida Raven of Streets is Cawing. Prepare to experience Cascade Springs Nature Preserve like never before with a morning of birds and Blackness! Hikers and birders of all levels are invited to join.
  • Movies in the Forest
    Movies in the Forest
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jul 12
    Atlanta
    Jul 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    Jul 12, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Atlanta, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    "Movie in The Forest Catch us for some summer time Friday movie nights at the Outdoor Activity Center! Parents feel free to drop the kiddos off to enjoy your Friday night or join us as we watch movies in the forest. Bring blankets, chairs and snacks!
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The 3E's of WAWA

West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA) believes in the 3E's as forms of advocacy for nature and our beloved west Atlanta:

        Environmental Stewardship

        Environmental Education

        Environmental Justice

 

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