DIRT Events


Saturday, May 2, 2020

Make and Take Terrarium
Saturday, May 2, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Are you ready to get your hands dirty? Do you enjoy crafting? We are creating indoor gardens also known as a terrarium. The park will supply the soil, jars and plants. You need to bring your imagination and creativity. Once completed everyone will have a terrarium of their own to take home. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Blooming Hike
Saturday, May 2, 2020 4 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join us on the trail as we look for springs bounty. What flowers are blooming on the forest floor or in the trees? Red, yellow, purple and pink can be seen blooming along the trail. Park Naturalist will help you identify some of these spring beauties. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Prescribed Fires
Saturday, May 2, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Come learn all about prescribed fires and why they are a necessity for the land! We will be demonstrating how to use a drip torch and some of the tools commonly used on the fire line. We will be meeting at the beach area. The cost is $3 per person to attend this event. Ages 3 and under are free. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Friday, May 8, 2020

Historic Hike
Friday, May 8, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join us for a mid-morning hike to discuss park history and promote interpretive awareness! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Lost but Found Safe and Sound
2nd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from May 9, 2020 until Nov 14, 2020 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This FREE class will be taking place at our Nature Center. There will be a short video and then a K-9 demonstration with Keegan and a question and answer session with one of our Search and Rescue members. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Track Trek
Sunday, May 10, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us for a leisurely stroll through the woods while learning the basics of animal track identification. This event is designed for children but adults are definitely welcome. We'll travel approximately 3/4 of a mile. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring drinking water. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Friday, May 15, 2020

Glow in the Dark Night Hike
Friday, May 15, 2020 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Ever hiked a nature trail in the dark? Do you like things that glow in the dark? Enjoy this Ranger led hike in the dark and search for creatures that glow in the dark. Each person participating will receive a glow in the dark item to take with them. During the hike, you may even hear the hoot of an owl or the snort of a deer. $5 per person $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Riverbank Cleanup
Saturday, May 16, 2020 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Make a difference in the environment! Join us as we remove trash and debris along the Ogeechee River. You can choose to work along the tree line, which is dry and requires sturdy shoes, or the water line which requires shoes that can get wet and muddy. We always recover several bags of debris which threatens the health of our coastline! 912-727-2339.
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Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Reptile Hike
Saturday, May 16, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come on an adventure along the woodpecker trail as we look for snakes, alligators, turtles and more. Learn about these creatures as you are led on a guided hike by the naturalist. free plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Track Trek
Saturday, May 16, 2020 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us for a leisurely stroll through the woods while learning the basics of animal track identification. This event is designed for children but adults are definitely welcome. We'll travel approximately 3/4 of a mile. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring drinking water. $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Junior Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 23, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Contestants can participate in one of two age groups: 15 and younger for juniors; senior category will be 55 years and up. The senior category will require possession of a valid GA fishing license. Prizes will be awarded in each age group in several categories. Lunch will be provided for participants. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Campers only:Water Drop
Saturday, May 23, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
The Rangers are coming! The Rangers are coming! Fill up your water balloons and load your squirt guns! Try to hit the Rangers before they hit you in this super-soakin’, balloon-explodin’, all-out campground water battle! Campers Only Program. Free $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Sunset Hike
Saturday, May 23, 2020 10 PM to 11 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Come hike to the power house ruins after dark, see the woods come alive as the sun goes down! Meet the park office, wear closed toe shoes and don't forget you water bottle. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, May 28, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Friday, May 29, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, May 29, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Historic Hike
Friday, May 29, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join us for a mid-morning hike to discuss park history and promote interpretive awareness! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Forest Writing and Sketching
Friday, May 29, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a short interpretive hike through our beautiful Piedmont forest where we will then sit to listen to a short lecture about writing and sketching. The remainder of the time will be spent quietly writing and sketching in a lovely, secluded spot in the forest. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $3 plus $5 parking. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Last Friday of the Month Camp
5th Friday of Month 9 AM - 4 PM from May 29, 2020 until Jul 31, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Junior Ranger day camp for ages 6-15. Work towards your NEW JR Ranger badge through hikes, crafts and more. This is a one day camp repeating on the last Friday of May, June and July, from 9 AM to 4 PM. We must have at least 6 campers signed up a week in advance for camp to commence. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Water Wonders
Saturday, May 30, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Take a net to dip in and see what inhabitants live in our lakes. Look for fish, frogs and lots of insects. We provide the nets, viewing scopes, and lots of interesting discoveries. Children must be accompanied by adults. Meet next to the Boathouse on Lake Delanor in the campground. Correct change only, or pay at the park office and bring receipt. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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156th Commemoration - Battle of Pickett's Mill
Saturday, May 30, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On the grounds, watch real-time troop movements, artillery firings, and calvary maneuvers. See what life was like at the cabin, especially how civilians survived as the Civil War came to Pickett's Mill. Visit our museum for artifact I.D. and special guest author presentations. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Monday, June 1, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Monday, Jun 1, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 1, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 1, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Children ages 6-10 will have fun exploring the outdoors and learning about the park's unique natural resources. Jr Rangers who participate in the camp will earn a Junior Ranger badge. We will only be able to take 20 children. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $100 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp Ages 8-12
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Campers will discover the natural wonders of the park from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Tuesday June 2 through Friday.June 5 $155 fee includes park pass, swimming (Wednesday through Friday only), archery, art projects, t-shirt, special science activities, nature and trail discoveries and outstanding instructors. $150 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Junior Ranger Summer Camp
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to our four-day camp (Monday- Thursday) to earn new Junior Ranger badges. Camp activities include nature hikes, fishing, arts and crafts, canoeing and more. Pre-registration is required. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 4, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, June 5, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jun 5, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Guided Hike - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Join us at the Museum for a guided hike celebrating National Trails Day. You will be guided through the woods to the God's Acre Cemetery, about one mile total. Along the way you'll see evidence of wildlife, identify native trees, identify birds, see an old roadbed, freshwater springs and learn other tidbits of Vann family history. $3. 706-695-2598.
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National Trials Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join a Ranger at the Sempervirens trailhead for a hike through our ever living forest where you'll learn about native plants found along the trail as well as their historical uses. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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National Trails Day and Mud Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come take a short guided hike down the nature trail along the Etowah River with the Interpretive Ranger/Naturalist. After the hike come get closer to nature and play in the mud. Join us for clay sculpting and make gorgets, animals, or pottery as you learn about the different uses that Native Americans had for clay. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
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National Trails Day: Highlander Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Follow along on a Scottish Highlander's foraging trip around the wonderful trails at Fort King George to learn about local edible and medicinal plant life. 912-437-4770.
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National Trails Day: Nature Journaling Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers on a walk around our grounds while creating or enhancing your own nature journal 912-437-4770.
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Two Miles Hike on the Blue Trail - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Take an exclusive, Ranger led, hike along meandering creeks with beautiful scenery. Learn about the ecology of the area. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes to hike this moderate path. Water, bug spray, and sunscreen are encouraged. Meet at the Trading Post (visitor center) prior to the start of the hike as we will caravan to the location. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Brantley Trail Scavenger Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
All along the Brantley Trail there are numbered markers that correlate to the Brantley Trail map. These markers tell about the land and trees along the trail. Stop by the park office to pick up a trail brochure and mark card. After you have marked out all of the boxes, return it to the park office for a prize. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt - National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 PM to 10 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
We're heading into the night to learn about the things that we can't normally see. We'll look for scorpions, millipedes and centipedes by using provided UV lights. Meet at the Visitor Center to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Program suitable for kids ages 6 and older. Bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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National Trails Day: Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a 2 mile out and back guided hike along the Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. This hike will lead you through several layers of history in White County, as well as the natural history of the Chattahoochee River. Meet in the Visitor Center. $5-$12. 706-878-1077.
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Rice Fields History Walk
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
An introductory presentation that will familiarize participants with the methods of Low Country rice culture. Following the presentation there will be a guided hike to the ruins of the plantation rice mill and the rice fields observation deck. Hike will be approximately 1/2 mile in length over uneven ground. $5.00 Youth (6 - 17) $8.00 Adult $7.00 Senior (62 and above) 912-264-7333.
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Trillium Trail Hike: National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at Lake Yohola parking lot to explore the Trillium Trail which is 1.25 mile long. We will discuss the flora and fauna found along the trail on this ranger led hike. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring bottle water. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us on a 1.3 mile guided hike to celebrate National Trails Day at our park. Dress for the weather and bring water and bug spray. Meet at Visitor Center to join in on the fun. $5 parking. 912-297-4900.
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National Trail Day Hike to Hemlock Falls
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 10 AM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
The hike is a little over 2 miles and follows a scenic mountain stream and several small waterfalls. Meet and park at Hemlock Falls Trail head, all ages welcome. 706-947-3194.
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Hiking Safety Program
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
The park staff will present a Hiking Safety Program. Visitors will learn basic survival skills. The program will introduce the visitor to different skills including how to build a shelter, fire-starting, and more. The program will include a hike on a nature trail. Come and join the fun and learn a new skill that you can enjoy with your family. $5.50 - $7 $5 parking. 706-624-1321.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Kayak Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 7 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Get Outdoors in June 2020. Kayak Twilight Paddle – Watch wading birds and enjoy the setting sun in the peaceful, ranger-led kayak trip along the Tugaloo peninsula on Lake Hartwell $15 per person, advance registration required $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Junior Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 11 AM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Does your child enjoy the outdoors, fishing, spending time with their peers, and a chance to win great prizes? Then this Fishing Tournament is for them. The rodeo will be at the back pond. It is for children ages 16 yrs. or younger. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Volunteer on National Trails Day and help maintain the hiking trails at your favorite park. Bring your gloves and water bottles to the park office to get started. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Learn the amazing history of Watson Mill Bridge as we hike to the bridge and then to the power house ruins. Be sure to bring water and wear closed toe shoes. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Day of Discovery and Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Get outdoors in the D.I.R.T. and learn about Native American life, archaeology, and nature through fun activities like The Scavenger Hunt Challenge where guests get outside to see and do things around the park. $2 - $6. 706-387-3747.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Monday, June 8, 2020

Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Monday, Jun 8, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Girls Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Mini Camp 2020 Ages 5-7
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Campers will discover the natural wonders of the park from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for two fabulous days. $80 fee includes parking pass, nature and trail discoveries, craft project, wildlife activities and outstanding instructors. Camp meets in the enclosed Group Shelter below the dam in the campground. $75 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Girls Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp 6-8 years old
Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 6 - 8 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 12, 2020

Girls Adventure Camp
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Girls ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Historic Hike
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join us for a mid-morning hike to discuss park history and promote interpretive awareness! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Friday, Jun 12, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Camping and Exploration TBD plus $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Astronomy in the Park
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Join the Flint River Astronomy Club to get close and personal with the night sky. FRAC members will come and set up their telescopes. This event will take place in our pool parking lot. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Lost but Found Safe and Sound
2nd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Jun 13, 2020 until Nov 14, 2020 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This FREE class will be taking place at our Nature Center. There will be a short video and then a K-9 demonstration with Keegan and a question and answer session with one of our Search and Rescue members. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 15, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At our four day (Monday -Thursday) Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history and animals while playing games and making new friends. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 15, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Learn the ropes of outdoors exploration. This camp for 10 -15 year-olds will teach basic navigation, backpacking, archery, wilderness survival skills, and more! Must have 6 registered sign ups for the camp to happen. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $130 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 16, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 17, 2020 until Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 6 - 9 runs from 9 am-1 pm. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday April 6th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 1
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 18, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Ranger Day Camp ages 9-12 years old
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register your Junior Rangers ages 9-12 years old. They will join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Skills include: fire starting, plants, campfire cooking, archery, animals, kayaking, and more. Every day is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack a lunch, snack, water, sunscreen, and bug spray. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Friday, June 19, 2020

Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 19, 2020 8 AM to 12 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
During this three day camp children ages 6-10 will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor survival skills, hiking, birding, fishing, and more. Space is limited and registration is required. $65 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 to Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Teddy Bear Picnic; Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a snack and a stuffie to walk the paved Lakeside Trail and find all the hidden teddy bears! Rangers will kick-off the event at 10 AM with a story and Animal Ambassadors at the Visitor Center's back porch. Inclement weather may cancel this event. All vehicles must display a Park Pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Tails on the Trails – Enjoy a midmorning hike with your four-legged friend and learn more about what makes Tugaloo’s “Land of Spirits” such a unique place. $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 to Monday, Jun 22, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Monday, June 22, 2020

Junior Rangers - D.I.R.T.
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 22, 2020 until Jun 26, 2020 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Children ages 7-12 will enjoy this educational and fun day camp. The week is full of hands-on activities, games, crafts, and projects that enrich the understanding of our shared history and the natural world around us. The theme this year is D.I.R.T. Discovery. Interpretation. Recreation. Travel. $100. 912-884-5999.
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Junior Ranger Water Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Junior Ranger Water Camp
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Homeschool Day: Archaeology Day!
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Learn about historic artifacts and the archaeologists who study them. We’ll show you the tools and steps archaeologists use to uncover the past. Rangers will host activities on reading soil stratigraphy, how to “bag-and-tag” artifacts, and how to read an archaeological site map and even grid a historic building for yourself. $5.50 706-695-2598.
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Boys Adventure Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Boys ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Water Camp
Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Boys Adventure Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Boys ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Ranger Water Camp
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our 2nd annual Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp (Monday- Thursday) Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating fishing, pond studies, water games, and much more. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Friday, June 26, 2020

Boys Adventure Camp
Friday, Jun 26, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Boys ages 10-14 come out and enjoy 3 days of outdoor adventure. Camp includes coastal kayaking, fishing, hiking, archery, environmental education and more. Space is limited to 10, reservations required. $115 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Junior Rangers - D.I.R.T.
9 AM - 1 PM from Jun 26, 2020 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Children ages 7-12 will enjoy this educational and fun day camp. The week is full of hands-on activities, games, crafts, and projects that enrich the understanding of our shared history and the natural world around us. The theme this year is D.I.R.T. Discovery. Interpretation. Recreation. Travel. $100. 912-884-5999.
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Your State Park Day
Friday, Jun 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
. Butterfly Garden Maintenance - Volunteers will help with the maintenance of our Pollination Garden by weeding, trimming back bushes, and spreading mulch. Bring work gloves and gardening tools $5 parking. 706-356-4363.
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Last Friday of the Month Camp
5th Friday of Month 9 AM - 4 PM from Jun 26, 2020 until Jul 31, 2020 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Junior Ranger day camp for ages 6-15. Work towards your NEW JR Ranger badge through hikes, crafts and more. This is a one day camp repeating on the last Friday of May, June and July, from 9 AM to 4 PM. We must have at least 6 campers signed up a week in advance for camp to commence. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Marchin' in the Mud
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Observe National Mud day with us as we hold a series of programs that truly encompasses everything muddy. Enjoy feeding the animals at 9 AM, pond study at 10 AM, and finally a hike on our West River Swamp trail 11 AM. $1- $3 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Get Outdoors: Trails and Paddles
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 8 AM to 5 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Explore one of the three beautiful trails found at the park. Pick up a questionnaire at the park office for the trail of your choice. Once you've hiked and completed the questionnaire receive a discount on a canoe, kayak or paddle board rental that day. Last boat rental is 3:30 pm daily. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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SOLD OUT: June 27 Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us for a Ranger-led twilight paddle on Lake Allatoona, great for beginners or experienced paddlers! $30 per participant. Minimum participant age - 10. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Program may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. $20 - $30 $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Archery 101
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join us at shelter #1 for a beginners archery lesson. Please pay at the office before coming to the lesson. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Monday, June 29, 2020

Making Muddy Memories: International Mud Day
Monday, Jun 29, 2020 11 AM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Come and celebrate International Mud Day here at Chattahoochee Bend! Be prepared to get dirty as we play and learn about mud from the Chattahoochee River. Meet at the Day Use area boat ramp. $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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International Mud Day
Monday, Jun 29, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to pre-register. Want to connect with the Earth? Come celebrate International Mud Day at Red Top Mountain State Park. We are going to be playing in mud, making art, looking for "buried treasures," spotting animal tracks, and more! Dress to get muddy! Inclement weather may cancel event. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Independence Day Colonial Faire
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Celebrate Independence Day with colonial games, contests of skill, colonial music, musket firings, cannon firings and other activities. $5.00 912-884-5999.
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Campers only:Water Drop
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
The Rangers are coming! The Rangers are coming! Fill up your water balloons and load your squirt guns! Try to hit the Rangers before they hit you in this super-soakin’, balloon-explodin’, all-out campground water battle! Campers Only Program. Free $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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Ridge Loop Trail Hike
Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Learn more about the history of the park as we hike 0.75 on the beautiful ridge loop trial. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring water to drink. Leashed pets welcomed. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Monday, July 6, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Monday, Jul 6, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jul 6, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Children ages 6-10 will have fun exploring the outdoors and learning about the park's unique natural resources. Jr Rangers who participate in the camp will earn a Junior Ranger badge. We will only be able to take 20 children. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $100 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 10 - 12)
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10-12, runs from July 7 - July 9 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday May 4th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Homeschool Day: Birding, hiking, and dendrochronology
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Local birder Josh Spence and Ga Forestry Ranger Blake Lovell will be hosting the hikes, including an activity about dendrochronology, or the science of gauging the age of a tree by counting its internal rings. Call to pre-register for this ridiculously cool event. Bring your own binoculars for the optimal birding experience! $5.50 706-695-2598.
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Heritage Farm Camp
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 10 - 12)
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10-12, runs from July 7 - July 9 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday May 4th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Homeschool Days
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Homeschoolers! Join our Interpretive Ranger for our monthly home school program on the first Thursday and second Wednesday of each month. Designed for children ages 6-12 to introduce them to a variety of nature-themed topics. Cost is $8/child. Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Heritage Farm Camp
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
This four-day camp (Monday - Thursday)focuses on learning what life was like for children on a south Georgia farm in the late 1800s. Participants will do the same activities that kids their age did, such as animal care, candle making, soap making, gardening, and open hearth cooking. Ages 9–14. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 10 - 12)
Thursday, Jul 9, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure, and fun learning this summer? This 3-day camp geared toward ages 10-12, runs from July 7 - July 9 (9 am-1 pm). It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, canoeing, nature art, and more. Registration opens on Monday May 4th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Friday, July 10, 2020

Pioneer Island; Junior Rangers Adults Camp-over
Friday, Jul 10, 2020 5 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register. For ages 20+. Join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Rangers will lead: fire starting, cooking, archery, kayaking, and more. Camping is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack food, water, sunscreen, bug spray, flashlight, tent, and other camping gear. Spaces are limited. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Historic Hike
Friday, Jul 10, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Join us for a mid-morning hike to discuss park history and promote interpretive awareness! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Kid's Day at New Echota State Historic Site
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
New Echota State Historic Site will be offering different activities from 10:00 AM till 2:00 PM for kids of all ages. Come and experience what life was like during the 1800s. Activities include: quill pen writing, finger weaving, corn husk dolls, fire-starting and more. $5.50 - $7.00 706-624-1321.
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Lost but Found Safe and Sound
2nd Saturday of Month 3 PM - 4 PM from Jul 11, 2020 until Nov 14, 2020 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This FREE class will be taking place at our Nature Center. There will be a short video and then a K-9 demonstration with Keegan and a question and answer session with one of our Search and Rescue members. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Pioneer Island; Junior Rangers Adults Camp-over
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 8 AM to 9 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register. For ages 20+. Join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Rangers will lead: fire starting, cooking, archery, kayaking, and more. Camping is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack food, water, sunscreen, bug spray, flashlight, tent, and other camping gear. Spaces are limited. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Pioneer Island; Junior Rangers Adults Camp-over
Sunday, Jul 12, 2020 8 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Call to register. For ages 20+. Join us to learn survival skills as we are "lost" on Pioneer Island! Rangers will lead: fire starting, cooking, archery, kayaking, and more. Camping is all OUTDOORS! Please dress for the weather, and pack food, water, sunscreen, bug spray, flashlight, tent, and other camping gear. Spaces are limited. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Monday, July 13, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jul 13, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At our four day (Monday -Thursday) Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history and animals while playing games and making new friends. $60 plus $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 13, 2020 until Jul 16, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Jul 13, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 14, 2020 until Jul 16, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 15, 2020 until Jul 16, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
July 15-17 Ages 6-15 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Children will work towards the NEW JR Ranger badge through hikes, crafts and more! Reservation must be made in advance call the park office to save you spot. $35 plus $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Jr. Ranger Camp- Week 2
9 AM - 3 PM from Jul 16, 2020 
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Grab your friends and join the park ranger for crafts, exploring, conservation, paddling, and much more. Children ages 7-12 yr old are welcome to join in the fun. Call the park office for more information and registration. $75 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, July 17, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jul 17, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day. $125 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, July 18, 2020

Rice Fields History Walk
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
An introductory presentation that will familiarize participants with the methods of Low Country rice culture. Following the presentation there will be a guided hike to the ruins of the plantation rice mill and the rice fields observation deck. Hike will be approximately 1/2 mile in length over uneven ground. $5.00 Youth (6 - 17) $8.00 Adult $7.00 Senior (62 and above) 912-264-7333.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 to Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Day - Discovery, Interpretation, Recreation, Travel (D.I.R.T.)
9 AM - 4 PM from Jul 18, 2020 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Want to know what its like to be a park ranger? This is a chance for anyone; individuals or families of all ages to earn their badges through participation in nature crafts, games, and a park service project. $10. 770-443-7850.
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D.I.R.T. Fest!
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Digging Into Relatable Terra (D.I.R.T.) Fest is a festival to experience and explore the uses and importance of the dirt and soil around us! This event takes place at Red Top's Visitor Center. Activities will include: vermiculture, mud masks, clay pottery, mud painting, mineral mining, sand art, chalk drawings, and more! Dress to get muddy! $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 to Monday, Jul 20, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Intro to Tree Climbing
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 3 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us "on rope" for an adventure exploring the canopy above. This is an introductory program to recreational tree climbing. Participants will use rope and harness to climb, swing, and scramble. Climbs start at 1 PM and 3 PM. Call Nature Center to register. Ages 8 and up. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Sunday, Jul 19, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
Join a park ranger for two fun-filled days of learning, crafting, and exploring. This camp is for children ages 6-12. Spaces are limited, so pre-registration is required. $30. 706-213-2045.
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Monday, July 20, 2020

Outdoor Adventure Camp
Monday, Jul 20, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Learn the ropes of outdoors exploration. This camp for 10 -15 year-olds will teach basic navigation, backpacking, archery, wilderness survival skills, and more! Must have 6 registered sign ups for the camp to happen. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $130 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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