Expirencing Atlanta's Rich History and Culture
Education Director Paul Hammock was assisted during the week by Sarah Bayless, Trustee Sally Bayless’ daughter. Sarah also took the great photographs shown here to document the week.
Each day started and ended at the LP Grant Mansion. Monday’s theme was sports when the kids learned about Native American games, visited the Braves Museum and toured Turner Field. Tuesday’s focus on people included a tour of Oakland Cemetery led by Phil Hulst and an APC tour of Sweet Auburn. Wednesday’s spotlight was put on architecture. The youngsters enjoyed the Box City® program, followed by tours of Inman Park, Cabbage Town and Grant Park. Thanks to Grant Park neighbor Phil Cuthbertson for speaking to the students and leading the tour. On Thursday they learned about land through an in-depth visit to Piedmont Park. Friday’s activities taught them about stories. They visited the Wren’s Nest for Wren’s Nest Fest and had a visit from Nasir Muhammad who spoke about writing history books, preserving stories and being a historian.
APC thanks the following for their financial support of Summer Camp: Penny Hart, Michael Bishop, Boyd Coons, Suzanne and Nowland Gwynn, Mary Leslie, Bill Pennington, Ginny Rather and Sharon Schachter. Thanks also goes to these Grant Park area restaurants for providing lunches during the week: Dakota Blue, Republic Social House, Ria’s Bluebird Café and Six Feet Under.