2013 Pine Lake EcoArts Summer Camp Announced

Pine Lake EcoArts Camp

Bridging Science and Nature through Art.  Pine Lake EcoArts Camp explores the unique ecosystems of the city of Pine Lake, connects kids to nature and fuels creativity and expression through theater, dance, music, and visual arts.

Ella Johannaber leads our Pine Lake EcoArts Summer camp, again.  We will update the website often, so please visit our page at this link EcoArts Web Page or from our menu bar above.Nature and the Arts at Pine Lake Summer Camp

Pine Lake will host 3 camps this summer for ages 5-14.

Ask about our Counselor-In-Training Program for ages 12-14.

All sessions include swimming, games and play, arts and crafts.

Session 1: June 10th-21st Forts, Castles and Sculpting with Nature
Campers will build, sculpt, mold, and assemble site specific art. Projects include a cob/mud bench, sandcastles, fairy gardens, play houses made of gathered materials, woven structures and tiny villages. Guest experts will include friends from Wild Intelligence.

Summer Camp Lake Learning and Fun

Session 2 June 24-28 and July 8-12 Our Wetlands, Lake and Wildlife
How do our wetlands work? What is the quality of the water in our city? What animals live here and what are their habits? An exploration into the five unique ecosystems of Pine Lake, its wildlife, its balance and the connection with the waterways beyond the city. Guest experts will include Pine Lake’s environmental consultant, Catherine Fox.

Session 3 July 15-26 Our Traditional Theater Arts Camp where campers write, direct and star in their own play. The culmination of all three camps is the Community Performance on Friday the 26th. Guest Artists will include Pine Lake’s own Normando Ismay.

Here is the 2013 Pine Lake Summer EcoArts Camp Registration PDF form link for you to download.

Limited full or partial scholarship are available (submit scholarship request PDF form at this link) – Scholarship Form.

Call Ella with any questions 404 277-5747.



LakeFest this Weekend!

2012 LakeFest Art

Pine Lake’s Lakefest – October 6 and 7

Visit the official Pine LakeFest site www.pinelakefest.com for more information.

This intimate event culls together over 40 artist vendors, live music and comedians, a pet show, kiddie activities and festival food. A sand sculpture contest takes place on Saturday. A sidewalk chalk art contest and the Floatzilla lake parade both happen on Sunday.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 6; noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7. Free. Pine Lake Beach & Park, 4500 Lakeshore Dr., Pine Lake. www.pinelakefest.com

Date: October 6 & 7
Time: 10AM- 7PM (Sat.) and 12PM-6PM (Sun.)
Place: Lakeshore Drive, Pine Lake, GA 30072
Cost: Admission is free
  • ART — Art and artcrafts on display/sale will include painting, felting, photography, handcrafted jewelry, handmade cards/stationary, and more.
  • MUSIC — Live musical performances will include rock, European-gypsy jazz, electro-pop, international folk, and acoustic Americana genres.
  • FUN — Activities for attendees of all ages will include a sand sculpture contest, face painting and children’s art activities, a Saturday night beach party, and more.
  • FOOD — A variety of foods, baked goods, soft drinks, beer, and wine will be available for purchase.

BIG THANKS to the Festival Sponsors!

Please see PineLakeFest.com for the most up-to-date information!


Tour of Homes – May 6

2012 Pine Lake Tour of Homes – May 6

Want to get an inside look at some of Pine Lake’s unique homes?

Then join us for the Third Annual Tour of Homes, Sunday, May 6, from 1-5pm.

Advance tickets are $18 (available at City Hall, or from LakeFest volunteers), and include a wine-tasting from 5-7pm.

Proceeds go to support City Arts!!!

For more information, call 404-299-9498

2012 LakeFest Art

2012 LakeFest Art Work by Kim Larsen

Here’s a link for the lovely 2012 Tour of Home PDF Flyer.