Mitchell County Children and Youth Collaborative

The Mitchell County Children and Youth Collaborative was formed in 1990 to address challenges facing children and families in Mitchell County. The Collaborative's mission is to have all Mitchell County children become literate, healthy, productive citizens with stable and economically self-sufficient families.

Camilla Boys and Girls Club

The Camilla Boys and Girls Club was created in 1991 and offers children and youth academic as well as recreational programs. Since its inception, the club has flourished, providing after-school and summer programs to over 850 children. This program has recently won recognition as one of the outstanding Boys and Girls Clubs in the nation.

Mitchell County Technical Education Center

The Mitchell County Technical Education Center, a division of Thomas Technical Institute, is located in Camilla. The Center offers a practical nursing diploma, a patient care-assisting certificate and developmental and continuing education classes as well as core curriculum classes.

Southwest Georgia Technical College

Southwest Georgia Technical College, located 30 miles south of Camilla, provides instruction in trade, technical, business education, health occupations, supervisory development and customized training programs.

Quick Start Program

Southwest Georgia Technical College's Business and Industry Services is responsible for the administration of the state's Quick Start program. Quick Start is an incentive program provided by the Ga Dept. of Technical and Adult Education that assists new and expanding businesses and industries in training employees in the skills needed to begin working. This program is designed to provide direct assistance to new or expanding industries requiring training for new personnel.

Quick Start is set up to provide the following services:
Conduct a thorough training needs analysis

• Provide pre-employment training for prospective employees
• Train employees in the company and its history, core skills, job-specific skills, productivity  enhancement, employee involvement and human resource development.
• Provide the professional expertise to carry out a comprehensive training program for your company.

This training may include semi-skilled, skilled, technical, basic academic and supervisory training to insure the success of the industry. Call Business and Industry Services at (229) 227-2579 for complete information regarding customized training for your needs.

Workforce Development Center

Camilla offers a one-stop-shop for job services through the Workforce Development Center. The Center partners the City of Camilla with the Department of Family and Children Services, the Department of Labor, Job Training and Placement Act, Thomas Technical Institute, the Camilla Housing Authority and Rehabilitation Services. Services include

• GED and literacy classes
• welfare-to-work client services and coordination
• job readiness assessments
• job readiness
• development and placement
• job coaching

The Workforce Development Center's goal is to assist all citizens in preparing for, finding and excelling in employment.

Other Colleges

Camilla is within driving distance of Darton College (30 minutes), Albany State University (30 minutes), Bainbridge College (40 minutes), and Florida State University (1 hour). The rich educational resources provide for the continuing education needs of all workforce located in Camilla and Mitchell County.

DeSoto Trail Regional Library

Located at 145 East Broad Street in Camilla, the DeSoto Trail Regional Library provides many resources for the educational and recreational betterment of the community. 229-336-8372

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(*Denotes Chamber Member)


*Baconton Community Charter School
260 East Walton Street
Baconton, GA 31716


Millenium Second Chance Education
1000 Newton Road
Camilla, GA 31730


*Westwood School
255 Fuller Street
Camilla, GA 31730


*South Mitchell County
Elementary School

50 Griffin Road
Camilla, Georgia 31730


*North Mitchell County Elementary School
15815 GA Highway 93 East
Baconton, Georgia 31716


*Mitchell County Middle School
55 Griffin Road
Camilla, Georgia 31730


*Mitchell County High School
1000 Newton Road
Camilla, Georgia 31730


Schools (Preschool
& Kindergarten)


*Camilla United Methodist Church
39 South Harney Street


*First Baptist Church
Christian Wee Care & Preschool
27 East Broad Street


*Kiddie Kollege Day Care
6914 Hwy 19


*Learning Play Center
222 Boulevard Street


*Mitchell County Head Start Center
111 Perry Street


*Tina’s Tiny Tots Day Care
227 South Harney Street