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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Campfire Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, May 25, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Providence Canyon State Park - Lumpkin, GA
Join our ranger for a campfire cooking demonstration making blackberry cobbler in a dutch oven over the campfire. We will also go over tips and tricks for cooking outdoors. $5 parking. 229-838-6202.
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Sunday, May 26, 2024

Memorial Day Campsite Decoration Contest
Sunday, May 26, 2024 2 PM to 3:45 PM
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville, GA
Put your creativity to the test, while practicing Leave No Trace, and decorate your campsite red, white, and blue themed to win a free Axe Throwing session for two! This event will take place on Memorial Day weekend and final judging will be held on 5/26 at 2:00pm. $5 parking. 706-344-1515.
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Knot Tying for Beginners
Sunday, May 26, 2024 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Learn to tie a few basic knots that you can utilize for camping, boating, fishing, and just securing things in general. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
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Monday, May 27, 2024

Spring Bingo Hike
Monday, May 27, 2024 12 PM to 1 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Little-known fact: Did you know that there is so much to see and experience, other than what is on your phone or TV screen?.. Ok, now, what about your kids? Come see what spring has to offer at Red Top! Then hike around in search of your items and compete to be the first to get BINGO! First place will get a prize! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Shelter Building 101
Monday, May 27, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
What would YOU do if you were stranded in the woods overnight? What if it were cold? Wet? Windy? Would you be able to stay warm and dry?.. Come prepare for the worst with us as we discuss the different types, build one together, then compete to see who can build the best shelter! Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Beginner's Guide to Fire Building
Monday, May 27, 2024 4 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Improvising a fire without the use of matches or a lighter is a must-have skill to have for any camping/outdoor enthusiast! Here's a bonus incentive.. you DEFINITELY don't want to be “That Guy” that can't start or maintain the fire on your camping trip! We will even demonstrate a 2,000 year old method. Come warm up and hone this life-skill with us. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Compass Clarification Class
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Compass and navigational knowledge is a GREAT skill for kids to learn. Join us as we clarify and demystify exactly how to use a compass and learn how to put it to practical use. This program is geared towards younger children. Simply navigate your way to the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Spring Scavenger Search
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 11 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scavenging for something fun and healthy for the kids to get out and do? Spring is here so let's explore and see what we can find! Come out to Red Top for our Scavenger Hunt. All items can be found around the park this time of year. First place gets a prize! Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Spring Bingo Hike
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Little-known fact: Did you know that there is so much to see and experience, other than what is on your phone or TV screen?.. Ok, now, what about your kids? Come see what spring has to offer at Red Top! Then hike around in search of your items and compete to be the first to get BINGO! First place will get a prize! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Red Top Survival Series
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Join us in our most comprehensive survival program this year as we Orienteer ourselves to a specific pre-determined location. Once there, we will then Build a Fire without the use of a matches, and then construct a viable Survival Shelter. This is a 2 hour program. Meet at the Picnic Tables behind the Visitors Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday, June 1, 2024

Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Friday, June 14, 2024

CCC and Smores
Friday, Jun 14, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us to learn to build a fire and for a talk about the CCC. Smores will be provided. Begins at the beach area. For questions, please call the front office. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Monday, June 17, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 17, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for three fun filled days of adventure and outdoor skills! We will be offering shelter building, campfire making, fishing, archery and much more! Ages 8-13. Please call our Visitor Center to reserve your spot. Space is limited. All participants will need their own bag lunches and water. See you there! $125 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for three fun filled days of adventure and outdoor skills! We will be offering shelter building, campfire making, fishing, archery and much more! Ages 8-13. Please call our Visitor Center to reserve your spot. Space is limited. All participants will need their own bag lunches and water. See you there! $125 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Join us for three fun filled days of adventure and outdoor skills! We will be offering shelter building, campfire making, fishing, archery and much more! Ages 8-13. Please call our Visitor Center to reserve your spot. Space is limited. All participants will need their own bag lunches and water. See you there! $125 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, June 21, 2024

Cozy by the Campfire
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Settle in for the night with some fun, games, and stories around a campfire with a ranger. Each week holds something new! $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
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Campfire & Roasting Marshmallows
Friday, Jun 21, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Join our Rangers around the campfire for campfire stories, roasting marshmallows, and wholesome family fun! $1 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Summer Word Search
Saturday, Jun 22, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Pick up a summer crossword puzzle from the office. Turn in completed by 3:00 PM for a prize! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Friday, June 28, 2024

CCC and Smores
Friday, Jun 28, 2024 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Join us to learn to build a fire and for a talk about the CCC. Smores will be provided. Begins at the beach area. For questions, please call the front office. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
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Saturday, June 29, 2024

survival 101
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
learn what to do in a survival situation and what to bring with you to help along the way. located at the Nature Hut. $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Summer Movie Series
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Summer Movies are back! Bring your chairs and blankets to the park office to enjoy a movie under the stars. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Thursday, July 4, 2024

4th of July Campsite Decorating Contest
Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
If you're camping with us for 4th of July, join us for our campsite decorating contest! We will be giving prices for 1st and 2nd place. You must register upon check in. $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
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Saturday, October 19, 2024

Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 6 PM to 9 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Fall Festival at Hamburg State Park. We will offer wagon rides through the campground that will stop along the way for trick and treats! We will also be playing a fall themed movie. There will be games and a costume contest for our guests! For those camping with us, we will host a site decoration contest! and concessions will be available. $2-$8 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
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