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Hard Labor Creek State Park


Saturday, June 1, 2024

Night Creatures Hike
Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 9 PM to 10:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the woods on a different light, meaning at night. We'll walk along a moderate to strenuous nature trail looking for bats and moths. If we are lucky, we may see synchronous fireflies. Event suitable for ages 8 and up. Pre-register by calling the park office and paying in advance. Pe-registration begins May 1st. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Monday, June 3, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 3, 2024 until Jun 5, 2024 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure and fun learning this summer? This 3 day camp is geared toward ages 8-10. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, survival skills, nature art, and more. For more info and to register please click on this event's title $90 per child, $70 for any additional child. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 4, 2024 until Jun 5, 2024 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure and fun learning this summer? This 3 day camp is geared toward ages 8-10. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, survival skills, nature art, and more. For more info and to register please click on this event's title $90 per child, $70 for any additional child. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camp
9 AM - 3 PM from Jun 5, 2024 
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Are your kids looking for a little adventure and fun learning this summer? This 3 day camp is geared toward ages 8-10. It includes tons of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities such as: hiking, fishing, survival skills, nature art, and more. For more info and to register please click on this event's title $90 per child, $70 for any additional child. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, June 8, 2024

Night Creatures Hike
Saturday, Jun 8, 2024 9 PM to 10:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the woods on a different light, meaning at night. We'll walk along a moderate to strenuous nature trail looking for bats and moths. If we are lucky, we may see synchronous fireflies. Event suitable for ages 8 and up. Pre-register by calling the park office and paying in advance. Pe-registration begins May 1st. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Water Ecology
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 4 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come beat the heat and get your feet wet! We'll observe organisms that reside in a lake and in a creek. We will seine and dip net for macro invertebrates, crayfish, and fish, then identify them using our key. Ages 8 and up. Please wear clothes that can get wet or dirty, and water shoes. Pre-register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Night Creatures Hike
Saturday, Jun 15, 2024 9 PM to 10:15 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the woods on a different light, meaning at night. We'll walk along a moderate to strenuous nature trail looking for bats and moths. If we are lucky, we may see synchronous fireflies. Event suitable for ages 8 and up. Pre-register by calling the park office and paying in advance. Pe-registration begins May 1st. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, June 29, 2024

Water Ecology
Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 4 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Come beat the heat and get your feet wet! We'll observe organisms that reside in a lake and in a creek. We will seine and dip net for macro invertebrates, crayfish, and fish, then identify them using our key. Ages 8 and up. Please wear clothes that can get wet or dirty, and water shoes. Pre-register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Hike and Paddle - Girl Scouts Love State Parks -
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a ranger led hike (1 hour) along our new beach trail as we walk by swamps, hardwood/pine forests and a controlled burn area. After the hike, we'll kayak (1 hour) on the lake looking for wildlife such as raptors, herons and migrating birds. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Registration begins after 8/10/24. $20 if you use our kayaks. $15 if you use yours $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, October 9, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2024 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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Wednesday, November 27, 2024

Homeschool at Hard Labor Creek
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2024 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Join our naturalists for a variety of nature oriented, hands-on activities. Sessions mainly on the second and fourth Wednesdays. Weather permitting. Programs designed for children ages 8-12. Please bring water, bug repellent and sunscreen. Wear closed-toe shoes. Register in advance. Limited to 12 students. Click on the title for more details. $8 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
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