Great Chatham County Camp Out
Time & Location
About the Event
Natural Environment - Great Chatham County Camp Out
Sponsored by Central Electric
The Chatham County community is invited to spend the night camping at a designated campsite, in your own backyard, a homemade fort, and for one night only, at the B. Everett Jordan Dam!
Interest Form // Chatham 250's The Great Chatham County Camp Out
Please complete the Interest form for FREE Camp Out Kits and FREE In-Person Camping at B. Everett Jordan Dam.
Camp Out Kits
Chatham 250 will be offering Camp Out Kits for our distance and at-home campers. These kits include smores supplies, a bandana, and a few surprises for our event sponsors. The kit will also include a login information for livestream programming during the camp out.
Camp Out Kits will be available for pick up at select locations in Chatham County the week of June 21st - June 25th.
In-Person Camping at B. Everett Jordan Dam
For *one-night-only* B. Everett Jordan Dam will be open for camping to celebrate the Great Chatham County Camp Out. The FREE in-person Camp Out will include an exciting evening cultural and nature programs, including storytelling with a Bynum Front Porch storyteller, a campfire sing-a-long, guided hikes and ranger programs with the staff from B. Everett Jordan Dam.
Reservations will be on a first-come, first-service basis. Completing the interest form does not guarantee a reservation for the in-person Camp Out. Upon receiving your interest form, Chatham 250 will be in touch to confirm your reservation and to send liability waivers (required for each Camp Out participant).
Get Ready for the Camp Out!
Chatham 250 created a special Great Chatham County Camp Out YouTube playlist featuring camping tips and nature videos.
Camping and Nature in Chatham County
Camp overnight at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area (JLSRA). More than 1,000 campsites of varying levels offer inviting views, with additional opportunities to celebrate nature through hikes, fishing, sailing, and more.
For daytime nature exploration, find detailed information online for different nature parks, access points, and outfitters.
And, as always, remember to enjoy your time and Leave No Trace.
Coming Soon! Tips on where to camp and get outside in Chatham County
Check out the Chatham 250 Great Chatham County Camp Out on facebook here.