Camp Southern Ground

A Note From Zac Brown

As a former camp counselor, I know how a positive camp experience can transform a child’s life. My dream is that children of all abilities will have an opportunity to experience the magic of the outdoors. Thank you for helping us create an amazing place for kids to learn and grow.



Camp Southern Ground Launches A New Look

    GRAMMY-award winning artist Zac Brown started out on a journey to make a lifelong dream come true. Growing up he spent his summers as a camper and a counselor, igniting in him the desire to one day create a camp of his own. As his career took off he has been able to […]


Announcing 2016 Mini Adventure Camp Weekends at Camp Southern Ground!

  The Camp Southern Ground team is excited to announce our 2016 Mini Adventure Camp Weekends for children ages 8 to 13! Last year we hosted our first campers at Camp Southern Ground, and spent four weekends singing camp songs, riding mountain bikes, shooting arrows, eating silver turtle dinners, raising the flag, mastering the ropes […]


Custom-designed Shelly Brown Jeep Raises $120,000 for Camp Southern Ground

We are thrilled to announce that Shelly Brown’s one-of-a-kind Jeep Wrangler Sahara raised $120,000 for Camp Southern Ground at Barrett-Jackson’s inaugural Northeast Auction at the Mohegan Sun on June 25th. The custom 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sahara, donated by Hendrick Motorsports, included elements meticulously designed and detailed by Shelly Brown and incorporated her unique lifestyle brand products as well […]


Dreams to Reality: The Peterson Dining Hall

“It’s familiar, yet unfamiliar; it’s comfortable, but a little bit edgy; playful but stoic; adventurous, and at the same time protective”. . .  The Peterson Dining Hall at Camp Southern Ground is truly the heart and soul of camp. Learn about the thoughtful, purposeful vision and planning that went into the design and construction of this […]

Our Mission

“Our mission is to provide extraordinary experiences for children to recognize and magnify the unique gifts within themselves and others in order to profoundly impact the world.”

We serve all children from all backgrounds, races and religions, with special emphasis on those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), social or emotional challenges, and children from military families.

Camp Southern Ground is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

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