Homeschool Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Thursday, October 6, 2022

Homeschool in the Park: Spooky Skeletons
Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Skulls, scapula's, and ribs, Oh My! Learn all about skeletons of different creatures and see some real bones in this interactive lab! Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Limited space. $8 per student. Meet at pavilion below dam. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
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Homeschool at Panola: Mysterious Monadnocks
Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Discover why Panola Mountain is such a fragile and unique ecosystem. We will examine several aspects of the mountain from the geological process that made it 300 million years ago through the erosion and weathering that brought Panola to the surface to the unique habitat that covers it today. Recommended Ages: 8-14 $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Homeschool at Panola: Archaeology 101
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Archaeology is a ton of dirt digging, story-telling, and mystery solving! We will learn about what an archaeologist is, archaeology projects at Panola Mountain, look at artifacts, and complete an activity to learn how archaeologists understand the past. Recommended Ages: 6-12 $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Homeschool at the Farm: Pumpkins
Friday, Oct 21, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Learn all about the pumpkin! What is it? Where does it come from? Why is it tied to Halloween? Discover the answers with fun games and activities. Cost $8 per student. Must pre-register. Held at offsite location, Painted Pony Farm. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Homeschool Event (Leaf Collecting and Fall)
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
This October Mistletoe State Park will be hosting a Fall themed home-school program. This program will be geared for elementary age students and will focus on Fall leaves and other aspects of the season. Call 706-541-0321 to register! $6 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The last Wednesday of every month, join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 12 students $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Homeschool at Panola: Having a Beary Good Time
Thursday, Nov 3, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Often when we think of Hibernation we think of bears, but in reality tons of animals hibernate! How are animals adapted in order to survive the winter? We will be focusing on hibernation, torpor, and brumation during this homeschool as well as studying the bears that make up Katmai National Park's Fat Bear Week. There will be classroom time, an activity, as well as a live animal presentation. $8 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
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Saturday, November 5, 2022

33rd Annual Syrup Makin' Day
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Experience sugar cane syrup making the old-fashioned way as we cook cane juice in the original kettles and show off the steam powered cane press. Sip on sugar cane juice and watch farm skill like spinning, weaving, and woodstove cooking. Also go hands-on with fall activities and games. Hot syrup available to purchase at the end of the day. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Homeschool In The Park: Georgia
Thursday, Nov 10, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Geared towards families who homeschool. Did you know Georgia’s state bird is the brown thrasher? Learn all about the geography and other fun facts of this state we call home with entertaining activities and crafts. Cost $8 per child ages 4 & up. Must pre-register. Meet at picnic pavilion below Lake Deleanor dam. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Archery 101
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come try your hand at this beginners archery lesson, and put your new found skills to the test. Ages 8 and up. Call the park office to pre-register. We will meet at the park office. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Friday, November 25, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Nov 25, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Nov 26, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
The last Wednesday of every month, join our Interpretive staff for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Call the park office to register. Advanced registration and social distancing required. Limited to 12 students $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Friday, December 2, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 2, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Pearl Harbor 81 Years of Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 11 AM to 2:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Sunday, December 4, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Friday, December 9, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Friday, Dec 9, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.
FDR reads "'Twas The Night Before Christmas"
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The reading of Clement Moore's "'Twas The Night Before Christmas" was a Roosevelt family tradition. FDR portrayer James Fowler will recreate this scene for children and grown ups alike. After the reading, the President will address the nation from his 1944 Christmas message. Programs in the theater will take place at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Friday, December 16, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Friday, Dec 16, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 18, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Christmas Traditions House Tour
Sunday, Dec 18, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a guided tour of the two historic farm houses decorated for the season and learn about the history of Christmas traditions, from tree decorating and celebrations to cards, gifts and carols, and see how they changed between the 1800s and early 1900s. $6-$8.50 478-986-5172.

Friday, December 23, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Friday, Dec 23, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, December 24, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Saturday, Dec 24, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Sunday, December 25, 2022

Christmas Lights at A.H. Stephens
Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 6 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to see Christmas light displays every Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting November 25, 2022 and ending December 25, 2022. Tour our 10 acre event field and see displays have been setup up by a host of site partners, volunteers and area businesses. There will also be refreshments, a movie, and weather permitting a campfire. $0 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2023

78th Annual Ceremony for President Roosevelt
Wednesday, Apr 12, 2023 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
On April 12, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away in Georgia. To commemorate this, we will have a commencement speaker, military band and color guard. Free admission until 12:30 p.m., then $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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