Volunteer Events


Friday, September 25, 2020

Fall Bingo and Campfire
Friday, Sep 25, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Play our original adult and family friendly bingo to win great prizes. Bring your own roasting stick, marshmallows and enjoy toasting it over a fire. Space is limited to 12 people and must pre-register at the Park Office. Location disclosed upon registration. $3 per person $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Volunteer Day at Vann House
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Help with cleaning the nature trail, shrubbery pruning and garden clearing. Bring water, sun protection, bug-spray and closed toed shoes. We are offering free admission and and a t-shirt to volunteers. Click for more details. 706-695-2598.
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Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Team up for our camera hunt. Pick up checklist/rules at the Park Office. Pictures must be brought to office by 4 PM Sat. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Target Archery Shoot
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 10:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Basic archery target shooting for ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction and equipment or you may bring your own. Limited attendance of 9 per time slot. Not geared towards large groups. Groups can contact us for special time. Pre and pre-register for your time slot at the Park Office. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our biggest volunteer day of the year! Stop by and lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be cleaning and clearing branches, debris and more as we work hard to make our park beautiful and pristine! Unfortunately, lunch will not be provided this year. Max 45 participants. Please register in advance. 912-727-2339.
Hard Labor Creek Annual Clean-up - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Welcome the “End of Season” with a park cleanup. This year we are in need of 10 small groups of volunteers to help us with trail maintenance and cleanup. Pre-registration and social distancing are required. Please call the park office to register in advance. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Your State Parks Day: Fall Cleaning
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Help us prepare the park for a busy fall season. Work in the flower bed, add new mulch to the playground or help us deep clean the group shelters. There is something for all ages plus you will receive a free ParkPass for the day. Please bring gloves, bottle water and wear closed toe shoes. Pre-registration is required, please call the park office. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
SAVE our State Parks Volunteer Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
We'll be sprucing up the old Cherokee Capital of New Echota with projects including trail work, cemetery clean up, landscaping work and more. Volunteers will need to preregister for this event. Please call the park at 706-624-1321 to preregister. 706-624-1321.
DIRT Event 
Beach Beautification - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Richard B. Russell State Park - Elberton, GA
In exchange for assisting in the clean-up of the concession stand and beach area, volunteers will receive free parking for the day. 706-213-2045.
Landscaping Volunteer Project
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Help us spruce up flowerbeds around the historic inn for the upcoming festive season. Part of Your State Parks Day. Pre-Registration is Required. 706-356-4363.
DIRT Event 
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" we will be working towards beautifying and managing our forest. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, and a free hot dog lunch, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at Archery Range. 706-245-6270.
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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Scarecrow Shuffle
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Preregistration is required for this event, participants are limited. What fun would fall be without scarecrows? Participants will take aim at scarecrows in cork archery, create a scarecrow craft (kits will be provided), play scarecrow games and go on a scarecrow hunt looking for clues to win prizes when completed. $5- $10 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup at Red Top
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
We are joining the effort for the Great Lake Allatoona Cleanup! Come help clean up the shoreline to enhance our Parks and waterways. Bring sunscreen, bug spray, and water. Wear sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Parking is FREE for volunteers. Please check in at the Visitor Center parking lot between 8-9 AM. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Homeschool At the Farm: Animal Communication
Friday, Oct 9, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Discover how animals communicate up close in an investigative lab at Painted Pony Farm. Must pre-register and pre-pay. Space is limited to 15 people. Event is held off site at the Painted Pony Farm located in Warm Springs, GA. $8 per child 5 and up. $1 per adult and children under 5 706-663-4858.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Monster Mash
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Preregistration is required for this event, participants are limited. Monsters, mummy's and ghosts are part of this kid friendly program. Participants will take aim at monsters in cork archery, they will create monster masks or animal masks (kits will be provided) and they will go on a monster hunt looking for clues to win prizes when completed. $5- $10 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Scarecrow Shuffle
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Preregistration is required for this event, participants are limited. What fun would fall be without scarecrows? Participants will take aim at scarecrows in cork archery, create a scarecrow craft (kits will be provided), play scarecrow games and go on a scarecrow hunt looking for clues to win prizes when completed. $5- $10 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Monster Mash
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Preregistration is required for this event, participants are limited. Monsters, mummy's and ghosts are part of this kid friendly program. Participants will take aim at monsters in cork archery, they will create monster masks or animal masks (kits will be provided) and they will go on a monster hunt looking for clues to win prizes when completed. $5- $10 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Monster Mash
Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Preregistration is required for this event, participants are limited. Monsters, mummy's and ghosts are part of this kid friendly program. Participants will take aim at monsters in cork archery, they will create monster masks or animal masks (kits will be provided) and they will go on a monster hunt looking for clues to win prizes when completed. $5- $10 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.