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McCallie First Camp

First Camp is designed for campers ages 5 and 6. Camp includes various fun activities that stress the importance of cooperation and teamwork. Campers are closely supervised (3 to 1 camper to counselor ratios). Boys gain a lot of confidence and independence while making new friends. 

2024 Camp Sessions 

Session 1:  June  3 - 7
Session 2:  June 10 - 14
Session 3:  June 17 - 21
Session 4:  June 24 - 28
No Camp the week of July 4th
Session 5:  July  8 - 12
Session 6:  July 15 - 19

2023 Camp Details 

Ages: 5 and 6 year-old boys

  • Times: 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM each day
    • On the first Monday, arrive between 8:00 – 8:45 AM. Counselors will be on duty starting at 8:00 AM every day in case you need to drop off your son early.
  • Cost: $490 per session
    • Early Bird Price $440 -  Sign up before March 1st 
  • Drop-off Location: Outside of Game Room 
  • Pick-up Location: Outside of Game Room (Burkett-Miller Drive) by 3:45 PM.

Additional Camp Information

little kids sitting in adirondack chairs

Refund/Cancellation Policy

McCallie Day Camps require a non-refundable $25 registration fee. On March 1 the balance of camp fees will be charged to credit card on file. After March 1 camp fees must be paid in full when registering. No refunds are available after June 1 except for documented medical reasons.

About the Director: Bill Greene

Bill was born in Kentucky, grew up all around Tennessee, and he's called Chattanooga “home” for over twenty years now. After graduating from UTC, he immediately entered the world of early education and has spent the last seven years teaching kindergarten at Bright School. He hopes to bring his passion for developing the whole child to First Camp while providing an exciting, much needed break for our young campers this summer. He and his wife, Jenny Greene, who is the director at Rivermont Presbyterian E.L.C., have three children.