Fort Valley, GA

Welcome to Camp John Hope!

Camp John Hope FFA-FCCLA Center is an educational camp facility designed with the purpose of providing the youth of Georgia with a site for leadership and career development. Started in 1938 as a camp for rural African-American youth, it has evolved into a premier camp facility and conference center for the FFA and FCCLA Organizations, as well as many other youth and adult organizations.

We are Middle Georgia’s premier retreat and conference center! Nestled conveniently between Fort Valley and Perry on 230 acres, we can accommodate your group’s needs from Lodging to Meals and Conference rooms to Recreation. We invite you to explore our web site and learn how Camp John Hope can help meet your organization’s retreat and conference needs!


We can accommodate approximately 216-236 campers. We have three types of lodging available – bunk style, semi-private, and hotel style.

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Meeting Space:

From cozy meeting rooms to a fully staged auditorium that will seat up to 400 guests, we have a meeting space to suit your needs!

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Your group can enjoy spending time together doing a wide variety of fun activities such as, swimming, paintball, horseshoes, basketball, volleyball, & archery. If you enjoy taking in the sights and sounds of nature, then try a relaxing paddle around the lake in a canoe or kayak, a walk along our nature trail, or fishing the beautiful waters of Lake Lassiter!

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Goal Oriented Leadership Development:
Team building program using our low ropes course, designed for student/ youth organizations or adult groups. Learn More >>


Camp John Hope

Facilities / Programs


Camp John Hope is located near Fort Valley and Perry, GA. Convenient from Atlanta, Macon, Albany, and Columbus
and easily accessible from I-75.

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Contact Us

Camp John Hope
281 Hope Entrance Rd.
Fort Valley, GA 31030


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