Events starting 6/19/2019


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
9 AM - 1 PM until Jun 20, 2019 
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 June 18 - June 20 (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 15th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Jr. Ranger Camp Roosevelt
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Historical, environmental and recreational education and activities are on the program in this one-day camp at Roosevelt's Little White House. For children ages 8 to 12. Please call to sign up. $20 Student - $12 Parent No special passes honored on program dates. 706-655-5870.
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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Nature Sketching
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Grab some paper, sketching material and a nice view and enjoy the beautiful scenery at Etowah. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Marvelous Mushroom Stroll
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join a ranger for a ½ mile trail walk to discover native fungi in our woodlands. Learn to ID common mushrooms and learn about their special adaptations. Pay correct change at the site. Meet at picnic shelter below dam in campground. Not stroller accessible. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Make A Mini Mushroom Garden
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Create your own edible mushroom garden to take home and enjoy.We will use a recycled 2-liter bottle, mushroom starter, and mushroom food. Pre-register and prepay at the Park Office. Geared towards towards ages 12 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Meet at picnic shelter #2 below dam in campground. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Frog Chorus Campfire
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us along the edge of Lake Deleanor at sunset to listen to learn about our very vocal park amphibians. Bring a flashlight and a roasting stick and enjoy marshmallows around the campfire.Pay correct change at the site. Meet at the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 8 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Children will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger Badge. The week will be filled with rich history, outdoor studies and activities, craft projects, and team building! Registration is required. $75 for early registration and $80 for late registration. $75 - $80. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
All Roads Lead to Sunbury- Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM until Jun 21, 2019 
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Calling all kids ages 6-12 looking for fun and adventure! Camp attendees will have a blast enjoying various activities during this popular experience. These will include archery, a hayride, crafts, games, snacks, and more! $75 for the week. Registration required. (912) 884-5999 $75. 912-884-5999.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Water Camp
9 AM - 2 PM  
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for our first Junior Ranger Water Camp. During this four day camp Junior Rangers will learn paddling techniques for a kayak and canoe as well as participating in many other fun water related activities. Junior Rangers must be 10-15 years of age to participate in this camp. $50 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Junior Ranger Day Camp (Ages 6 - 9)
9 AM - 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 June 18 - June 20 (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 15th. $60 for one child $50 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Yoga at the Beach
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Start your morning with some gentle movements with yoga beside the swimming beach in the Day Use Area of the park. This event is for all levels and ages. Bring a yoga mat, beach towel, or blanket. A limited number of extra mats will also be available. Participants MUST sign up before 9PM the night before each class. Click for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Sunset Boat Cruise
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Bingo
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun afternoon of family bingo! Free Prize for a win, limit 1 prize per person. Location: Pavilion by Archery Range. Valid Park Pass required. $1/ bingo card or $3/ 5 bingo cards $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Movie On the Green
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Bring a blanket & lie back to watch a film under the stars. Free to attend. Movie: Bee Movie. PG. Popcorn available for purchase at $1. Location: Green behind putt-putt. Subject to inclement weather. Valid Park Pass required. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Birding at the Mounds
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Join us for an introduction to birding tour at this historic site. Etowah offers both open fields and wooded areas along the river. Bring your own binoculars and field guides. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Critters and Creek Walk
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join a ranger to investigate the summer woodlands and Mountain Creek. Wear tennis shoes that can get wet. Discover wildflowers, lichens, and water inhabitants on this ½ mile trek. Pay correct change at the site. Meet at picnic shelter below dam in campground. Not stroller accessible. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Summer Poker Walk
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join us for a 1-mile, natural surface trail walk and visit five natural history learning stations. Draw cards at each learning site. Best hand at the end of the walk wins a prize package. Pay correct change at the site. Not stroller accessible. Meet at the covered shelter next to the Trading Post in the campground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Junior Ranger Camp
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Come discover what it means to be a Junior Ranger. Learn how to identify different plant and animal species, go on hikes and boat rides, learn wilderness skills, and more. Snacks will be provided daily, but be sure to pack a lunch. $30 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
All Roads Lead to Sunbury- Junior Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM  
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Calling all kids ages 6-12 looking for fun and adventure! Camp attendees will have a blast enjoying various activities during this popular experience. These will include archery, a hayride, crafts, games, snacks, and more! $75 for the week. Registration required. (912) 884-5999 $75. 912-884-5999.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Watermelon Festival
9 AM - 4 PM until Jun 23, 2019 
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a weekend full of fun and excitement! We will have so much going on! Hot air balloons, Arts & Crafts, a Car & truck show, Black Powder Demonstrations, Archery Contest, Kid's Activity Zone, and much more fun! Bring your family and friends! There is lots to do for everyone! 229-276-2371.
Night Hike and Scorpion Hunt - National Trails Day
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 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 hunt for scorpions by using provided UV lights, listen for owls, and watch the stars. We will meet at the Trading Post (Visitor Center) to walk along an easy/moderate 1 mile trail. Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes. Call to register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Beach Party and Movie Night
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 9 AM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Plan on celebrating the first day of summer with a beach party at Laura Walker State Park. Enjoy a family picnic and all the other amenities of the park, and then join together at 5:30pm at the picnic shelter by the campground for two hours of games until time for the movie at 7:30pm. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Camper's SplashPad and Craft
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Campground and Cottage guests after-hours splashpad access. Come enjoy the splashpad with your family and fellow overnight guests. While the kids are playing have a chance to make a craft for adults. $0 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
S'mores N' More - Nifty Nocturnals
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come join a park ranger at the lake amphitheater to learn all about animals that come alive at night, and then finish up with some yummy s'mores on the campfire. Nocturnal animals such as bats, beetles, owls and more will be shared by the Park Naturalist in this interactive program. Weather dependent event. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Friday Summer Fun
Fridays 1 PM - 3 PM until Jul 26, 2019 
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us each Friday from 1-3 PM during the months of June and July for an outdoor themed activity! Below is the list of each activity that we have planned for each date. On June 28th we will not have a program. The cost is only $3! Ages 3 and under are free. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Accessible Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Summer Solstice Hike
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join us on a Ranger Led hike on the longest day of the entire year! We will be hiking the campground loop trail, it’s 1.5 miles. Meet at the Campground Shelter. $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Hemlock Falls Hike
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Hike with a Park Naturalist to the beautiful Hemlock Falls, a moderate hike approximately 2 miles round trip. Meet at the Moccasin Creek Visitors’ Center. $5 parking. 706-947-3194.
Friday Family Fun
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Moccasin Creek State Park - Clarkesville, GA
Join a Park Naturalist for morning of family fun, including games and arts & crafts. Meet near the pavilion. $5 parking. 706-947-3194.
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Cosmic Archery
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join our Archery Instructor for this spectacular program! During our Cosmic Archery program you will get to fine tune your archery skills in the dark with the assistance of black lights, glow in the dark targets, and glow sticks. Cost is $25/person (ages 18+). Call 770-389-7801 to register. Space is limited. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Sunset Mountain Hike
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8 PM to 10 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us for a ranger-led hike up Panola Mountain to enjoy the sunset over Atlanta. The moonlight will guide us down to a lakeside campfire, where we'll enjoy s'mores! Bring flashlights, bug spray, hiking boots and water. Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. Call the Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Sunset Lake Paddle
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake watching for wading birds like Great Blue Herons and raptors like Bald Eagles and Ospreys while enjoying the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Reserve. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
S'mores and Stories
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join us at our Amphitheater and make the all time favorite campfire treat....S'mores !!! Your host will also share a story or two !! $4 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Summer Solstice Hike
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Meet at the campground pavilion to learn more about the summer solstice as we go on a 2 mile hike on the perimeter trail. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Family Fun Time
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join us at old playground adjacent to Shelter #2 for fun and games, including horse shoes, bocce, and ladder toss. Fun opportunities for the whole family. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Movie at the Mellinger
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Ah, Saturday Night at the Movies, complete with popcorn and a soda! Who cares what picture you see... Come to the Mellinger Center (next door to the Trading Post) for a relaxing family movie. This week's movie will be everyone's favorite . . . How to Train Your Dragon. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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Hike and Paddle
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8 AM to 2 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for a 5.5 mile hike up the Riverside Trail along with a hour long paddle down. You MUST preregister for this event by calling. Kayaks are available for rent if needed for $30. $12 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM until Jun 29, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Eye-Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt New month means a new scavenger hunt! Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Remember, this is not a race, have fun! $5 parking. 770-328-0841.
Meet the Turtles
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 12 PM to 1 PM
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join our naturalist to learn more about the turtles we have here at the visitor center. Get an up-close look at our turtles and watch during our feeding time! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Beach Combing on Cumberland Island
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a boat ride to Cumberland Island where you'll stroll the beach with a Park Ranger identifying shells and sea life along the shore. Get a chance to photograph the famous wild horses and see coastal birds. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the Friday prior to cruise. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Seashell Craft
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
We're feeling beachy at the Nature Center and will be celebrating summer with some stellar seashell art that doubles as a fan. Seashells will be provided, participants are also welcome to bring their own. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Sunset Boat Cruise
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along Crooked River while watching the sunset, taking breathtaking photographs, and viewing various coastal birds and marine life. Binoculars provided. Space limited. Ages 6 and older. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM the day before cruise. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Crime and Punishment Historical Hike
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Bank Robberies! Gun Fights! Moonshine! Jail Breaks! Hog Thieves! Murders! A historical hike offered at the Dahlonega Gold Museum introduces visitors to these cases Learn about the people responsible for keeping law and order, those who committed crimes, and the punishments delivered to the guilty. See history where it happened! $4. 706-864-2257.
Crime and Punishment Historical Hike
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Bank Robberies! Gun Fights! Moonshine! Jail Breaks! Hog Thieves! Murders! A historical hike offered at the Dahlonega Gold Museum introduces visitors to these cases Learn about the people responsible for keeping law and order, those who committed crimes, and the punishments delivered to the guilty. See history where it happened! $4. 706-864-2257.
Campfire S'mores and Stories
Saturdays 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM until Jul 20, 2019 
Don Carter State Park - Gainesville, GA
Come join us for a yummy S'mores campfire and funny campfire stories. It’s a great way to meet fellow campers and enjoy summer. We will meet at the the Visitors Center and dive to the campfire ring. Don't forget to bring your blanket and camp chair. Call to reserve a spot: 678-450-7726 Weather dependent event. $3 plus $5 parking. 678-450-7726.
Lorax Craft
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Make a Cheerful Lorax Flower Pot to take home! Location: Elijah Clark Cabin. Valid Park Pass Required. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Archery
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a fun afternoon of shooting compound bows! Beginners and experts alike welcome. Suitable for all ages, although children under 6 may need adult assistance. The last round will include shooting balloons. Please arrive on time so you are able to participate. Valid Park Pass required. $7 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Guided Tour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Eye Spy 20 Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Start anytime. Team up (2-6 people) and compete in our on-site scavenger hunt with your camera or phone. Pick up checklist/rules at the park office. Pictures must be brought to office with checklist by 4:00 PM Saturday. Winner announced at 4:00 PM. Prizes and ribbon awarded. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery Shoot
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
This stationary target shooting adventure is for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction, equipment and unique shooting opportunities. Pay and pre-register at Park Office or bring correct change to the site. Park at the Fishing Dock next to Lake Deleanor and walk down to the range. $12 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
The Civilian Conservation Corps in Harris and Meriwether Counties
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join park historian, John Croom, for a lively presentation, fascinating information, and remarkable local CCC photos from 1933-1942. Learn about local involvement and our park’s early beginnings. Lake Franklin Event Center in the Large Group Camp. Pre-registration suggested. Call the park office. Walk-ins fine. Pay correct change at the door. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Mammal Discovery Station
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Drop by our learning stations with displays of pelts, skulls and local mammal information. Test your mammal IQ. Make a mammal track cast to take home. Pay only if you make a track cast. Pay correct change onsite. Meet at boathouse next to Lake Deleanor in the campground. $4 if you make a track cast $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Water Wonders
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Use our dip nets and scopes to investigate and identify life in our lake. Interesting discoveries of frogs, fish, macroinvertebrates and more. Meet at the boathouse on Lake Deleanor in the campground. Pay correct change at the site or pay in advance at office and bring receipt. $4 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Campfire Bingo
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Adults and families welcome. Come play our exciting, fun bingo game and learn about park animals, plants and history. Win prizes each round. Finish the night roasting marshmallows by the fire. Bring a stick and folding chair. Meet next to the boathouse on Lake Deleanor. Cancelled if rain. Pay correct change at the site. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Intro to Paddling
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Intro to Paddling is a great opportunity for paddling beginners to get more comfortable in a kayak or canoe on tidal waters. Join our guides for a fun and safe time in Black Island Creek. Registration is required. $30-35. 912-437-4770.
Nighttime Fort Tour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come experience the beauty and tranquility of Fort McAllister at night on this ranger guided tour of the fort and plantation house, as we recount history and tell stories of Georgia's last battle of the Civil War. $9. 912-727-2339.
Ogeechee Monsters - Night Fishing Class
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 to Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 - 10 PM to 2 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Here is your chance to catch some of the monster fish of the Ogeechee. Spend the evening with our rangers as we catch the best and biggest the river has to offer. Our expert will show you the tricks of the trade as we pull in Sturgeon, Stingray and Shark to name a few. Space is limited. Call the park office to make your reservation today. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Cane Pole Fishing
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Enjoy the opportunity to celebrate "Your State Park" by participating in any number of service events. You can perform trail work, trash pickup or any number of other service projects. Please stop by the registration tent if you would like to help out. Free Day sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks. 706-422-1932.
Watermelon Festival
9 AM - 4 PM until Jun 23, 2019 
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a weekend full of fun and excitement! We will have so much going on! Hot air balloons, Arts & Crafts, a Car & truck show, Black Powder Demonstrations, Archery Contest, Kid's Activity Zone, and much more fun! Bring your family and friends! There is lots to do for everyone! 229-276-2371.
Guided Hike on Beaver Pond Trail
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the flora and fauna surrounding Beaver Pond trail on this ranger led hike. This is an easy to moderate hike along a 1 mile dirt trail. Wear appropriate attire for hiking and bring water/snacks if desired. Meet at the Trading Post. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Summer Crafts
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Create your very own summery watermelon sun-catcher and pineapple pine cone to celebrate the season. Take home crafts same day. Meet at the picnic tables by the playground. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Twilight Kayak Tour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore Lake Rutledge on this Ranger-Guided Twilight Paddle. As we scan the sky and woods for wildlife, and watch the changing colors on the water as the sun sets. A ranger will interpret the role the CCC made in creating this great park in the 1930s. Meet at the beach area. Bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, and water shoes. Register in advance. $10 if you use your craft, $15 if you use ours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Stop by the Visitor's Center anytime between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm to get the scavenger hunt of the week. Prizes for participating children when they bring the completed paper back to the the Visitor's Center. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Hand Made Camp Stoves
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 to Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 - 10 AM to 12 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join our Park Naturalist at the Interpretive Center and learn how to convert a #10 food can into a single-use camp stove. Cans and tools are provided. Sturdy leather gloves are recommended. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Summer Night Hike
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Meet the Park Naturalist at the Visitor Center at 7:30 pm for a hike down Lake Trail to see how the outdoor world of the forest changes when the sun goes down. Please register at the Visitor Center by noon Saturday, August 10. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Ice-cream S'mores
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between graham crackers and topped with marshmallows and chocolate syrup, or other toppings of your choice. And then get a chance to cool off and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Soak the Ranger
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
What better way to cool off in the Georgia summer heat than to play a water game with your park rangers? Come to the park with your water shooters and spot the uniformed rangers around the day use area, and see if you can soak them before they get you back. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Wonders of Wildlife at Magnolia Springs
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 5:30 PM to 6 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Learn all about native wildlife and their adaptations from our Park Naturalist. Meet live animals, touch real furs, skulls, talons and more in this interactive educational presentation that gets you up close and personal to the wonderful world of wildlife. Meet at the Nature Center by the spring. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Camper's SplashPad and Craft
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Campground and Cottage guests after-hours splashpad access. Come enjoy the splashpad with your family and fellow overnight guests. While the kids are playing have a chance to make a craft for adults. $0 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 Pre-registration required plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Cherokee Stories and Legends
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
A Cherokee story teller will be sharing stories and legends from Cherokee History. This will be a great event for visitors of all ages. $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.
Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Family Movie Nights at Red Top Mountain
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:45 PM to 10 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Bring a blanket, chairs, and a snack, and meet on the green at Picnic Shelters 1, 2, and 3. Bring your blankets or chairs. Enjoy a movie surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Red Top Mountain State Park and Lake Allatoona. All movies rated G or PG. Movies start at dark (about 8:45 PM). $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Cook County Fun Festival
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Celebrate Cook County's 100th anniversary with concerts, food vendors, archery, a fishing rodeo, turpentine demonstration, log sawing, animal programs, hikes, crafts and more. The Georgia Museum of Agriculture will be doing drop spindle demonstrations, yarn doll making, 19th-century children's games and quilt square sewing. Free. 229-896-3551.
Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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The Civilian Conservation Corps in Harris and Meriwether Counties 1933–1942
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join historian John Croom for a lively presentation, fascinating information and remarkable local CCC photos from 1933-1942. Learn about local involvement and the development of F. D. Roosevelt State Park and its early beginnings $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Swamper's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 9 PM to 9:45 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Watch for meteors, planets, observe the moon or take in all the stars above as we gaze upon a truly dark sky from deep within the Okefenokee. We will use both our unaided eyes and telescopes while we stargaze. Stephen C. Foster State Park is one of the darkest places in the Southeast due to a lack of light pollution in the Okefenokee Swamp. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Sunrise Lake Paddle
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7 AM to 8:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led lake outing through the tunnel and out to the west side of the lake in the cool of the morning.The trip is for those 18 years or older who can swim or children 10 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Includes canoe or kayak, PFD, and paddle. Reservations are required. Meet at the Bait Shop. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Geology Hike
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderate 2-mile hike identifying rocks and explaining how and when they formed. He will also explain the tectonic events that forced the rock units to be faulted and folded. There will be a visit down to the ruins of the Civil War-era New Manchester Mill alongside the lovely rapids of Sweetwater creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Hike through the Piedmont Forest
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a park ranger for a leisurely hike through our beautiful Piedmont forest as we identify the trees, shrubs, and flowers and discuss the animals and some human history of the area. The hike will conclude with a tour of the inside of the five-story Civil war era New Manchester mill alongside the beautiful rapids. Meet at the Visitor’s Center $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Explore The Nature Hut
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Visit our Nature Hut to learn about animals that are common to this area. Many taxidermy animals are on display. You can also meet our two live snakes !! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Movie Night Under the Stars
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Join us for a Family Friendly Movie at our Amphitheater. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
Spots Photo Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your camera to the park office to join in on the park wide scavenger hunt. Prizes will be awarded! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Pawsitively Perfect Bandana
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us at the campground pavilion to create the “pawfect” accessory for your furry friend. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Tails on the Trails
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Grab your walking shoes and bring your pet to the campground pavilion. As we go on a tail-wagg’n 1 mile hike down Victoria’s Path. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Hot Dog Campfire
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your four-legged friend to the campground fire ring for a “fur-tastic” good time. The $5 will cover a hot dog to roast, drink, and chips. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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2-Day Junior Ranger Camp
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join a ranger for a two-day adventure full of learning, crafting, and exploring. Open to children ages 6-12 years old. Registration required in advance as spaces are limited. Children will be working on Level I or II Junior Ranger badges. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Hidden Gem Hike
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join the naturalist at the Black Rock Lake parking lot for a visit to Greasy Creek Falls, the Hidden Gem of Black Rock Mountain State Park. The trail is rated easy at this point, but will still require good walking shoes. Pets welcome. Bring water! $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Water Games - FREE
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Escape the heat of the summer with some water fun! Water guns, sponges, kiddy pool, and hose provided. Feel free to bring your own water guns or balloons as well. Location: Elijah Clark House. Valid Park Pass Required. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Ice Cream Sunday
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Cool off and satisfy your sweet tooth with an Ice Cream Sundae on Sunday! Location: Elijah Clark House. Valid Park Pass Required. $1/ cup of ice cream $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Nature and History Hike
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Adventure into the woods: Learn about native animals and the rich history of the park. 1 mile hike, mild difficulty. Bring water and hiking-friendly shoes. Meet at Park Office. Valid Park Pass Required. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Blow dart making
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Watermelon Festival
9 AM - 4 PM  
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a weekend full of fun and excitement! We will have so much going on! Hot air balloons, Arts & Crafts, a Car & truck show, Black Powder Demonstrations, Archery Contest, Kid's Activity Zone, and much more fun! Bring your family and friends! There is lots to do for everyone! 229-276-2371.
Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camper's SplashPad and Craft
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Campground and Cottage guests after-hours splashpad access. Come enjoy the splashpad with your family and fellow overnight guests. While the kids are playing have a chance to make a craft for adults. $0 - $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Mountain Hike
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Wonder why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Come on a guided hike for a close look at our unique ecology and see how outcrop plants scrape out a living in this harsh environment. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Register in advance. $10 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Indoor Basic Archery
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Have you ever wanted to release your inner archer? Maybe you're just looking for a place to hone your skills, no matter the weather. All equipment is provided, no experience necessary. Ages 8 & up. Class meets at the Nature Center, not at the archery range. Call Nature Center to register. $15 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. We will go inside the mill, as see in the "Hunger Games" film, is situated alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV+) of the creek. This walking tour requires a moderate mile-long hike (total) down to the mill and back. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sunset Lake Paddle
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led kayak outing as we paddle the lake watching for wading birds like Great Blue Herons and raptors like Bald Eagles and Ospreys while enjoying the setting sun. This program is open to adults who can swim and children 6 years or older who can swim and are accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Bait Shop. Reserve. $20 includes gear. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Explore The Nature Hut
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Visit our Nature Hut to learn about animals that are common to this area. Many taxidermy animals are on display. You can also meet our two live snakes !! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
2-Day Junior Ranger Camp
Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Join a ranger for a two-day adventure full of learning, crafting, and exploring. Open to children ages 6-12 years old. Registration required in advance as spaces are limited. Children will be working on Level I or II Junior Ranger badges. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-745-2628.
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Monday, June 24, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp Ages 8-11
7 AM - 6 PM until Jun 27, 2019 
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a fun filled Junior Ranger Day Camp! Cost is $140 per child with a 10% discount for any addition child signed up from the same family. This span is for the Guppies, ages 6-8 years old. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 4 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
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Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 12)
Monday, Jun 24, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Monday-Wednesday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 or stop by the park office to register. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 12 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, and swimming. This year's camp features a new site specific work book and all new badges. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Georgia Master Naturalist
Mondays 9 AM - 4 PM until Jul 22, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Georgia Master Naturalist In cooperation with the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry, this eight-week training is in conservation and wildlife issues relevant to our southern Blue Ridge ecoregion. Meets Mondays through July 22. $250 for the series and certification $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Highland Walk Junior Golf Camp
Monday, Jun 24, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Whether a player is swinging the club for the first time or looking to refine his or her skills, Junior Golf Camp is a fun way for kids to learn the lifelong game of golf. By the end of the week, players will have learned fundamental skills, etiquette, rules and sportsmanship. $150 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6770.
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM until Jun 27, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for Jr. Ranger Camp for ages 7-12. Jr. Rangers will learn several valuable skills including campfire building, survival skills, basic first aid, archery, tree ID, and many more! You must preregister for this event. Please call the office for details and registration. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers join together with the Park Ranger to learn about history and nature, Play games and do crafts. Pre- registration required: click on the event title for more details $84 - $86. 770-387-3747.
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Make Your Own Gorget
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy designing and crafting your very own gorget! $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Day Camp Ages 8-11
7 AM - 6 PM until Jun 27, 2019 
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a fun filled Junior Ranger Day Camp! Cost is $140 per child with a 10% discount for any addition child signed up from the same family. This span is for the Guppies, ages 6-8 years old. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 4 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 12)
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Monday-Wednesday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 or stop by the park office to register. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 12 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, and swimming. This year's camp features a new site specific work book and all new badges. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jr. Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM until Jun 27, 2019 
Chattahoochee Bend State Park - Newnan, GA
Join us for Jr. Ranger Camp for ages 7-12. Jr. Rangers will learn several valuable skills including campfire building, survival skills, basic first aid, archery, tree ID, and many more! You must preregister for this event. Please call the office for details and registration. $80 plus $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers join together with the Park Ranger to learn about history and nature, Play games and do crafts. Pre- registration required: click on the event title for more details $84 - $86. 770-387-3747.
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Learn how to play Stickball
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Learn about Stickball and how it influenced modern sports and then try your hand at playing. Located at the borrow pit. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Bluebirds and Butterflies
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us monitor our bluebird nest boxes and check on our butterfly garden. There is a short walk to five bluebird boxes and our demonstration pollinator garden. We will talk briefly on what it takes to attract both bluebirds and butterflies to your yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Salamander Meander
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Join the ranger for an investigative stream lab to discover salamanders and other cold-stream inhabitants. We provide dip nets and catch pans. Wear tennis shoes you can get wet. All ages welcome. Pay correct change at the site. Park at the Liberty Bell Pool on Hwy 354. Meet right of playground. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Mornings at Fort Yargo
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Spend your morning at Fort Yargo State Park! All ages are invited on a 45 minute nature hike. During this time we will explore the park, search for wildlife, and get active! We will meet at the Birdberry Trail and begin promptly at 10:30 am. $5 parking pass required. Dogs welcome on a leash. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Toddler Ranger
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a morning activity for you and your toddler? Join us for our monthly Toddler Ranger Programs! Activities will vary month to month. Some programs may require an activity fee and will be posted with the activity information for that month. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Home School Days at Fort Yargo Ages 5-12
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Home School students ages 5-12 are invited to Fort Yargo for an hour of scientific fun! We will cover different topics each session that include but are not limited to: plant biology, wildlife sciences, stream ecology, fishing, and more. $3 per student. Meeting locations will vary. Registration is required. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp Ages 8-11
7 AM - 6 PM until Jun 27, 2019 
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Come join us for a fun filled Junior Ranger Day Camp! Cost is $140 per child with a 10% discount for any addition child signed up from the same family. This span is for the Guppies, ages 6-8 years old. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
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Home School At Hard Labor
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On August 28th, Participants will learn the basics of fishing at the lake from the bank. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment (rods and reels), or the park can loan tackle. Bait, hooks, floats will be supplied. $5.00 per participant, program geared to children 7-15 years old. Meet at Park Office/Trading Post. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Children will participate in outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, birding, outdoor survival and more as they work toward earning Junior Ranger badges. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the Park Office to register. Ages 8-12 years old. Space limited to 10 kids. $40 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 4 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? We have the solution! If you’re interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for you. Ages 10-14. $200. 770-389-7801.
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Junior Ranger Camps: Everyday Adventures
9 AM - 3 PM until Jun 28, 2019 
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Junior Rangers is a great way to get outdoors. Each camp is 4 days of hiking, adventure, crafts, outdoor skills, and more! Each day Junior Rangers need to bring: a lunch, snack, water bottle, clothing appropriate for the weather, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call to register. $120 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Junior Rangers Camp: Ages 10-12
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Reed Bingham State Park - Adel, GA
Children ages 10-12 come earn your Jr. Ranger Badge at day camp! Participate in 3 days of nature hikes, bird watching, crafts, games, animal programs, and other fun outdoor activities! Register by 6/19/19 by calling or visiting the park office. Early Registration before 6/15/19 is $45 per child. Registration on 6/15/19 and after is $55 per child. $45-$55 $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Traveling Exhibit: Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II
9 AM - 5 PM until Jul 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
"Beyond Rosie - Women in World War II" tells the story of how women contributed to the war effort. From the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University's traveling exhibit series. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Junior Ranger Camp at Seminole (Ages 8 - 12)
Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Join us for a fun-filled three days of outdoor adventures. Camp is Monday-Wednesday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 229-861-3137 or stop by the park office to register. Camp activities are appropriate for ages 8 - 12 and include hiking, outdoor skills, water games, and swimming. This year's camp features a new site specific work book and all new badges. $40 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jun 27, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Join a Ranger to Explore, Learn, and Engage! Welcoming adventurous kids third through sixth grades. Each camp will be a fun filled, two day adventure, and at the end, participants will be awarded their Junior Ranger Badge. Payment due at time of registration. Snacks provided. Inform park of dietary restrictions at time of registration. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
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