Elachee Nature Science Center
Unplug, reconnect with nature and learn at Elachee Nature Science Center. Nestled in the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, in South Hall County, Georgia, Elachee is a regional resource and recreation destination nearly 70,000 children, families and nature lovers enjoy each year.
Spend quality time along an extensive hiking trail network in one of Georgia’s largest protected greenspaces. Visit the Nature Center’s natural history, interpretive ecology and live animal exhibits. Schedule a STEAM-based environmental education PreK-12 school field trip to Elachee or request a custom program for your group or organization. Enroll your child in the innovative Elachee Nature Academy Preschool or Kindergarten-1st Grade where students spend 50-percent of their instructional day in outdoor creative discovery. Embrace school break adventures at the weekly Camp Elachee summer day camps. Choose Elachee for your wedding, an executive retreat or your child’s birthday party. Check the elachee.org/calendar for details about family-friendly seasonal nature and ecology programs, environmentally-focused life-long learning programs and events.
Elachee is a private, independently operated 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. For 40 years, this premier SACS/AdvancED-accredited nature center has been instrumental in promoting environmental understanding through education and conservation.
As conservator in perpetuity for the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, Elachee collaborates with its devoted community partners and volunteer corps to build, maintain and ensure a sustainable legacy for current and future generations to enjoy. Elachee’s conservation stewardship work restores and protects the health of this regional treasure – its forest, streams and habitats – deploying natural design principles to provide clean water and biodiversity. This work also provides ongoing maintenance of the Nature Preserve’s extensive hiking trail system.
Visit elachee.org to learn more.