Junior Ranger Events

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


Monday, June 27, 2022

Hofwyl Junior Ranger Camp: Week 2
Monday, Jun 27, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Get ready for a week of fun activities with a Ranger, and earn your Hofwyl-Broadfield Junior Ranger badge! This camp is for ages 6-12. $45 - $50. 912-264-7333.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Hofwyl Junior Ranger Camp: Week 2
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Get ready for a week of fun activities with a Ranger, and earn your Hofwyl-Broadfield Junior Ranger badge! This camp is for ages 6-12. $45 - $50. 912-264-7333.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 10 AM to 12:30 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.
Hofwyl Junior Ranger Camp: Week 2
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Get ready for a week of fun activities with a Ranger, and earn your Hofwyl-Broadfield Junior Ranger badge! This camp is for ages 6-12. $45 - $50. 912-264-7333.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Hofwyl Junior Ranger Camp: Week 2
Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Get ready for a week of fun activities with a Ranger, and earn your Hofwyl-Broadfield Junior Ranger badge! This camp is for ages 6-12. $45 - $50. 912-264-7333.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get ready for a day of learning and fun activities with a Ranger in the swamp. Earn your Stephen Foster Junior Ranger Badge! - This camp is for children ages 7-12. - Cost is $30 per person. Payments can be made with cash or by card over the phone. Call the park and ask for John Mark or Alex. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Jr. Ranger Camp
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
Join us for a fun filled 3 day Jr. Ranger Camp at Florence Marina/ Providence Canyon State Park. Activities will include: Campfire building, pontoon boat tour, tour of Providence Canyon, reptile feedings, and much more! Jr. Rangers will also be earning a Jr. Ranger Badge upon completing camp. Ages 7-12 $60 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4244.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Earn your "Junior Ranger" patches at Hard Labor Creek! We will explore nature trails, canoe/kayak on the lake, learn survival skills, dendrology, and document our adventures in outdoor journals. Recommended ages: 8-10. Social distancing required. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Jr. Ranger Camp
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a 2-day Junior Ranger Camp, from 9am to 2pm daily. At the end of the camp, you will earn a Junior Ranger badge and have gained new outdoor skills. Learn how to build a fire, tie useful knots, and more! $60 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Earn your "Junior Ranger" patches at Hard Labor Creek! We will explore nature trails, canoe/kayak on the lake, learn survival skills, dendrology, and document our adventures in outdoor journals. Recommended ages: 8-10. Social distancing required. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Jr. Ranger Camp (ages 8-12)
Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 9 AM to 1 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Jr. Ranger Camp is a 3-day experience in which we will be learning many outdoor skill alike. Learn how to build a fire, kayak, basic first aid and more. Children should bring their own lunches, water, and wear appropriate shoes. Pre-registry only, please call the park office to register at (706) 356-4362. $125 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Jr. Ranger Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 9 AM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Join us for a 2-day Junior Ranger Camp, from 9am to 2pm daily. At the end of the camp, you will earn a Junior Ranger badge and have gained new outdoor skills. Learn how to build a fire, tie useful knots, and more! $60 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 8 AM to 12 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Let your child's inner explorer run loose and join us for Junior Ranger Day Camp. Any child, ages 4-7, will be allowed to register and explore at Fort Mountain State Park. Please call the park office in advance at 706-422-1932 to register any child that will be attending. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Earn your "Junior Ranger" patches at Hard Labor Creek! We will explore nature trails, canoe/kayak on the lake, learn survival skills, dendrology, and document our adventures in outdoor journals. Recommended ages: 8-10. Social distancing required. Please call the park office to register. $80 for one child $60 per child for two or more $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
JR Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Junior Rangers are invited to attend Mistletoe State Park's Junior Ranger Camp! We will be exploring many of the natural wonders that make Mistletoe so special. Camp will last from 9 AM to 3 PM and campers will be required to bring a lunch. After completion of the camp, campers will receive their JR Ranger badge! $30. 706-541-0321.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Get ready for a day of learning and fun activities with a Ranger in the swamp. Earn your Stephen Foster Junior Ranger Badge! - This camp is for children ages 7-12. - Cost is $30 per person. Payments can be made with cash or by card over the phone. Call the park and ask for John Mark or Alex. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
Jr. Ranger Camp (ages 8-12)
Thursday, Jul 7, 2022 9 AM to 1 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Jr. Ranger Camp is a 3-day experience in which we will be learning many outdoor skill alike. Learn how to build a fire, kayak, basic first aid and more. Children should bring their own lunches, water, and wear appropriate shoes. Pre-registry only, please call the park office to register at (706) 356-4362. $125 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jul 8, 2022 8 AM to 2:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Attention Junior Rangers ages 8-10, would you like to spend a day exploring and learning with a ranger, then join us for Junior Ranger Day Camp. Please call the park office in advance at 706-422-1932 to register any child that will be attending. $25 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
Jr. Ranger Camp (ages 8-12)
Friday, Jul 8, 2022 9 AM to 1 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Jr. Ranger Camp is a 3-day experience in which we will be learning many outdoor skill alike. Learn how to build a fire, kayak, basic first aid and more. Children should bring their own lunches, water, and wear appropriate shoes. Pre-registry only, please call the park office to register at (706) 356-4362. $125 plus $5 parking. 706-356-4362.

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 9, 2022 8 AM to 2:30 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Attention Junior Rangers ages 11-12, would you like to spend a day exploring and learning with a ranger, then join us for Junior Ranger Day Camp. Please call the park office in advance at 706-422-1932 to register any child that will be attending. This event is $25 per child. $5 parking. 706-422-1932.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Junior Ranger- Tree Identification
Sunday, Jul 10, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Monday, July 11, 2022

Junior Ranger Camp (Ages 6-9)
Monday, Jul 11, 2022 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 9 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week children will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Please call the Visitors Center to sign up. Space is limited. $150. 912-598-2300.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Anna Ruby Tuesday Day Camp
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
What was life like for a well-to-do girl in Nacoochee in the 1870s? In this one day camp, 6-10 year olds will play period games, play dress up with Victorian attire and have an English tea. Advanced registration required. $35. 706-878-1077.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Jr Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 13, 2022 until Jul 15, 2022 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for fun and adventure this Summer with our Jr Ranger Summer Camps! We'll be learning about nature and the world around us through a variety of activities such as; fishing, hiking, archery, and much more! Preregistration is required, call the park office for more information $85 per Jr Ranger $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Jr Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 14, 2022 until Jul 15, 2022 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for fun and adventure this Summer with our Jr Ranger Summer Camps! We'll be learning about nature and the world around us through a variety of activities such as; fishing, hiking, archery, and much more! Preregistration is required, call the park office for more information $85 per Jr Ranger $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Jr Ranger Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 15, 2022 
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Join us for fun and adventure this Summer with our Jr Ranger Summer Camps! We'll be learning about nature and the world around us through a variety of activities such as; fishing, hiking, archery, and much more! Preregistration is required, call the park office for more information $85 per Jr Ranger $5 parking. 912-882-5256.

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Outdoor/Indoor Summer Send-Off - Junior Ranger Weekend
Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 12 PM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring the family out for one more weekend of summer fun. During this combination outdoor/indoor program, families can learn a variety of pioneer skills and take the challenge of both a tree ID scavenger hunt and our Breakfast Scramble relay race. Then cool off inside the visitor center for crafts and activities. Admission plus $2 event fee. 478-986-5172.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Outdoor/Indoor Summer Send-Off - Junior Ranger Weekend
Sunday, Jul 17, 2022 12 PM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Before the kids head back to school, bring the family out for one more weekend of summer fun. During this combination outdoor/indoor program, families can learn a variety of pioneer skills and take the challenge of both a tree ID scavenger hunt and our Breakfast Scramble relay race. Then cool off inside the visitor center for crafts and activities. Admission plus $2 event fee. 478-986-5172.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Monday, July 18, 2022

Junior Rangers Day Camp Ages 6-8
Monday, Jul 18, 2022 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for an adventure-packed day of Junior Ranger Camp. Campers will spend the day developing various skills, learning about the history and natural surroundings of the fort, Ages 6-8. Please bring lunch. Pre-registration Required $35. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 18, 2022 until Jul 21, 2022 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 19, 2022 until Jul 21, 2022 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 20, 2022 until Jul 21, 2022 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
10 AM - 3 PM from Jul 21, 2022 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Want something fun to do this summer? At Junior Ranger Day Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Harvest Festival
Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Governor Hardman grew several acres of corn to feed his livestock. The UGA White County Extension and Hardman Farm have grown an acre of pesticide free corn. Harvest your own corn and enjoy music, antique tractor displays, old fashioned games, pet farm animals and more. $6. Children 5 and under: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Junior Ranger- Tree Identification
Sunday, Jul 24, 2022 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come learn the basic of how to identify trees. We will walk around the park to look at the differences and similarities of several kinds of trees. How many different trees do you think you can learn to Identify in a day? $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Monday, July 25, 2022

Junior Rangers Day Camp Ages 9-12
Monday, Jul 25, 2022 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for an adventure-packed day of Junior Ranger Camp. Campers will spend the day developing various skills, learning about the history and natural surroundings of the fort, Ages 9-12. Please bring lunch. Pre-registration Required $35. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Camp (Ages 10-12)
Monday, Jul 25, 2022 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 10 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week children will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Please call the Visitors Center to sign up. Space is limited. $150. 912-598-2300.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jul 27, 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.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

JR Ranger Day Camp
Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 9 AM to 3 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Junior Rangers are invited to attend Mistletoe State Park's Junior Ranger Camp! We will be exploring many of the natural wonders that make Mistletoe so special. Camp will last from 9 AM to 3 PM and campers will be required to bring a lunch. After completion of the camp, campers will receive their JR Ranger badge! $30. 706-541-0321.

Friday, July 29, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Jul 29, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Children ages 6 - 12 can earn their Georgia State Parks Junior Ranger Badge by participating in fun and exciting programs while learning about Georgia's outdoors. Participants need to bring their own lunch and wear closed toed shoes. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 10 participants. $25 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

World Ranger Day
Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will honor all park rangers and local response organizations who serve or have served on this day. There will be displays and representatives on hand to promote their part in protecting and serving the public in a park setting. This event will also serve as our Junior Ranger Day Camp for individuals and/or families. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 
Pool Popsicle Pick Up
Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Bring your quarters to enjoy a sweet treat by the pool at 2:00 PM with one of our rangers! $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Accessible Event 

Friday, August 12, 2022

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Aug 12, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Children ages 6 - 12 can earn their Georgia State Parks Junior Ranger Badge by participating in fun and exciting programs while learning about Georgia's outdoors. Participants need to bring their own lunch and wear closed toed shoes. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 10 participants. $25 plus $5 parking. 478-993-3053.

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Aug 31, 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.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Sep 10, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Junior Ranger- Leaf Rubbings
Sunday, Sep 25, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 10 AM to 12:30 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.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Junior Ranger- Leaf Rubbings
Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

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.

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Junior Ranger- Leaf Rubbings
Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Junior Rangers, come join-up with a park ranger to collect some fallen leaves to make leaf rubbings. Learn what tree the leaf may have came from and use the rubbing as a decoration. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Turn Over a New Leaf Event 

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Grounds Admission $6. Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

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.