Fort King George Historic Site


Sunday, April 21, 2019

Earth Day Eve Sunset Paddle
Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Get ready for a day of Earth appreciation by joining us for a sunset paddle through Black Island Creek. This paddling trip is open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. Equipment is provided, but please bring water. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $35-40. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Tea Bricks: The Building Blocks of an Empire
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a cup of tea and learn about the historical importance of the tea trade. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Intro to Paddling
Saturday, May 4, 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.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day Celebration
Monday, May 27, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a day of craft demonstrations and soldiers' life activities in commemoration of Memorial Day. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

National Trails Day Paddling Trip to Rifle Cut
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Get out on the water with us in celebration of National Trails Day! This trip is open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. Previous paddling experience strongly recommended. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $35 - 40. 912-437-4770.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
Monday, Jun 3, 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 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
Tuesday, Jun 4, 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 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
Wednesday, Jun 5, 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 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 6-8
Thursday, Jun 6, 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 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Monday, Jun 17, 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 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Tuesday, Jun 18, 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 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp for Ages 9-12
Wednesday, Jun 19, 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 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

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 

Saturday, June 22, 2019

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.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Paddle through General's Cut to Butler Island
Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us on a trip on the beautiful Darien River to Butler Island, home of a former rice plantation. This paddling trip is open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. Previous paddling experience is strongly recommended. Registration is required. $35 - 40. 912-437-4770.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Cannons Across the Marsh
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the soldiers at the fort for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, and soldiers' life activities to honor Independence Day. $4.50- $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Intro to Paddling
Saturday, Jul 20, 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.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Labor Day Commemoration
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a day of craft demonstrations and soldiers' life activities. Learn about the various types of laborers of the past. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Keeping a fortress in tip top shape is essential! Lend a hand as we make various repairs and improvements to the fort. Volunteers receive FREE admission! 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Coastfest
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us at Coastfest, held this year at the Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. This is a free all ages event. Fort King George will be doing musket firing demos. Other local DNR agencies will be presenting programs and various wildlife displays, live animals, and entertainment. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Fright at the Fort
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a night of thrills and chills. From 6-7 pm, children ages 3-10 can trick-or-treat at numerous spooky spots within the fort. Then, from 8-10 pm, beware of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins as the fort and nature trail transform into a spectacularly spooky, shudder-inducing experience. Bring along your friends and family if you dare! $7 - $12. 912-437-4770.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Autumn Encampment
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Autumn Encampment
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

A Colonial Christmas at Fort King George
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a traditional dinner in the soldiers' barracks, and an evening of colonial style Yuletide jollification. Program concludes with a cannon firing. Reservations required. $35. 912-437-4770.