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Fort King George Historic Site


Saturday, February 24, 2024

Colonial Button Crafting
Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Learn the art of button-making from an 18th century seamstress! Try your skills at crafting a "death-head" button and take one home. Cost is $2 plus admission to participate. $2. 912-437-4770.

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Turtle-y Awesome Turtle Crafts
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Interested in the turtles of our coast? This indoor activity session is perfect for curious kids ages 5-9 to learn about turtles and tortoises while they craft a mini-turtle of their own. Cost of participation is $3 to cover materials. $3. 912-437-4770.
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Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Women Before Revolution: Ladies Living History
Friday, Mar 8, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
How much do you know about women's work in the southern colonies of the 1700s? Come find out as our ladies take charge of the Fort this Friday from 10am to 3pm. From sewing to cooking, to weapons wielding, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Drinking History - A Cuppa Tea
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 1 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Before the colonists declared war by dumping it in a cold harbor, tea was a staple drink served at every 18th-century table. Join us in the Officer's Barracks as we serve up the history of tea. From Black, Green, to block form--enjoy a warm cuppa with us beside the fire! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Friday, March 15, 2024

Scottish Heritage Days-School Day!
Friday, Mar 15, 2024 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Students and teachers are invited to visit the site this day where a fantastic collection of living history presentations will take place. There will be Scottish Highlanders, fiber spinning, cannon firings, and more. Space is very limited, reservations are required! Please call to book a space for your students: 912-437-4770. $2.75–$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Scottish Heritage Days 2024
Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
For our annual Scottish History event, visit Fort King George and witness a variety of Scottish living history demonstrations: musket & cannon firings, blacksmithing, carpentry, medicine, cooking, music, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Mar 17, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Mar 23, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, March 24, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Mar 24, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Buttered Buns & Colonial Cakes
Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Throughout history, bread has been the most important food source for everyone. The baker will be rolling dough and baking fresh loaves of bread out at the Bake & Brew kitchen. Stop by to see what 18th century baking was like! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Monday, April 1, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camps: Team Altie
Monday, Apr 1, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our traditional Junior Ranger Camp is condensed into an action-packed day of fun at the Fort. We welcome all ages for Team Altie campers to learn about history. These day camps run from 9am to 3pm and cost $50 per camper. Please register in advance since space is limited! $50. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, April 6, 2024

Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Apr 6, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, April 7, 2024

Bead Buddies--Make a Reptile Keychain
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 10 AM to 11 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A Ranger will lead kids and adults on how to make pony-bead animal keychains. Make an alligator, snake, or lizard for only $2! $2. 912-437-4770.
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Bead Buddies--Make a Reptile Keychain
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A Ranger will lead kids and adults on how to make pony-bead animal keychains. Make an alligator, snake, or lizard for only $2! $2. 912-437-4770.
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Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Apr 7, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Apr 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Trails & Scales: A Hike for Herps
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a Ranger on the trail for scaly tails! Are you sharp-eyed enough to spy all the amazing snakes, lizards, and even alligators? This hike is perfect for all ages and enthusiasts of reptiles. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Every Sunday afternoon, follow in the footsteps of a British Redcoat Soldier. From discovery to defense, muskets and mutiny! Learn about the history of Georgia's first fort. Guided tours come at an additional fee of $2 per person and run about an hour long. $6.75-$10.25 912-437-4770.

Friday, April 26, 2024

1721: Buccaneers & Pyrates!
Friday, Apr 26, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Fort has been commandeered by bands of marauders, buccaneers, sailors, scouts, and pirates! This three day festival will showcase the true history of those free-spirits living during the Golden Age of Sail. Reenactors will display blackpowder arms and ammunitions, cooking and medicine, historical crafts, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Saturday, April 27, 2024

1721: Buccaneers & Pyrates!
Saturday, Apr 27, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Fort has been commandeered by bands of marauders, buccaneers, sailors, scouts, and pirates! This three day festival will showcase the true history of those free-spirits living during the Golden Age of Sail. Reenactors will display blackpowder arms and ammunitions, cooking and medicine, historical crafts, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Sunday, April 28, 2024

1721: Buccaneers & Pyrates!
Sunday, Apr 28, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Fort has been commandeered by bands of marauders, buccaneers, sailors, scouts, and pirates! This three day festival will showcase the true history of those free-spirits living during the Golden Age of Sail. Reenactors will display blackpowder arms and ammunitions, cooking and medicine, historical crafts, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Monday, May 27, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Monday, May 27, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Lizards!
Thursday, May 30, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 6 to 8 years old. Team Lizards will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559476-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Monday, June 10, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Monday, Jun 10, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Snakes!
Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 9 to 12 years old. Team Snakes will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46559836-junior $80. 912-437-4770.
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Monday, August 5, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camps: Team Altie
Monday, Aug 5, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our traditional Junior Ranger Camp is condensed into an action-packed day of fun at the Fort. We welcome all ages for Team Altie campers to learn about history. These day camps run from 9am to 3pm and cost $50 per camper. Please register in advance since space is limited! $50. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, September 14, 2024

Girl Scouts Love Historic Archery!
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Archery Through the Ages is available for Girl Scouts. A ranger will be present to demonstrate how to use the ancient Atlatl as well as longbow. Scouts must be at least 8 years old to participate. Space is limited, so please call in advance! $10. 912-437-4770.
Girl Scouts Love Reptiles: Nature Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Love reptiles? Our special hike through the Fort grounds will hopefully reveal all sorts of snakes, alligators, lizards and more! Binoculars will be provided. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Girl Scouts Love Historic Archery!
Saturday, Sep 14, 2024 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our Archery Through the Ages is available for Girl Scouts. A ranger will be present to demonstrate how to use the ancient Atlatl as well as longbow. Scouts must be at least 8 years old to participate. Space is limited, so please call in advance! $10. 912-437-4770.

Sunday, September 15, 2024

Girl Scouts Love Reptiles: Nature Hike
Sunday, Sep 15, 2024 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Love reptiles? Our special hike through the Fort grounds will hopefully reveal all sorts of snakes, alligators, lizards and more! Binoculars will be provided. $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, September 21, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Monday, October 14, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camps: Team Altie
Monday, Oct 14, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our traditional Junior Ranger Camp is condensed into an action-packed day of fun at the Fort. We welcome all ages for Team Altie campers to learn about history. These day camps run from 9am to 3pm and cost $50 per camper. Please register in advance since space is limited! $50. 912-437-4770.
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Friday, October 18, 2024

Echoes on the Altamaha - Candle Lantern Tour
Friday, Oct 18, 2024 6:30 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The moon is full, the lanterns are lit! For one night only, the past comes alive to tell you their tales. From the Spanish missions, to the British Fort, all the way up to the Civil War--this candle lantern tour gives you the chance to speak with those daring folk who left their mark on Darien's legacy. $10. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 19, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Oct 19, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, October 26, 2024

Tricks, Treats, and Tricorns
Saturday, Oct 26, 2024 5:30 PM to 8 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for our annual Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating inside the Fort's walls. This family-friendly event offers you a chance to participate in fun Halloween activities! This year, our theme is REPTILES! $3-$5. 912-437-4770.
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Friday, November 8, 2024

Autumn Encampment 2024 - School Day
Friday, Nov 8, 2024 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Autumn Encampment's Friday is just for students. The Fort will be filled with dedicated stations recreating colonial life in early Georgia. Students will learn from carpenters, blacksmiths, cooks, doctors, and more! Perfect for grades 4-8 as well as homeschool groups. Call in advance to book with us today! For more details, ask for Ranger Alan. $4.25-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Saturday, November 9, 2024

Autumn Encampment 2024
Saturday, Nov 9, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our annual Colonial reenactment is open this Saturday, with festivities occurring between 10am and 4pm. Witness scheduled cannon and musket firings, various Colonial pioneer crafting, and more! $4.75-$8.25 912-437-4770.

Monday, November 11, 2024

Junior Ranger Day Camps: Team Altie
Monday, Nov 11, 2024 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our traditional Junior Ranger Camp is condensed into an action-packed day of fun at the Fort. We welcome all ages for Team Altie campers to learn about history. These day camps run from 9am to 3pm and cost $50 per camper. Please register in advance since space is limited! $50. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, November 16, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Nov 16, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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Monday, December 16, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Alligators!
Monday, Dec 16, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 13 to 17 years old. Team Alligators will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46560035-junior#/ $80 plus $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Alligators!
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 13 to 17 years old. Team Alligators will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46560035-junior#/ $80 plus $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
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Wednesday, December 18, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Alligators!
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 13 to 17 years old. Team Alligators will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46560035-junior#/ $80 plus $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
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Thursday, December 19, 2024

Junior Ranger Camp: Team Alligators!
Thursday, Dec 19, 2024 8:30 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Four days of fun-packed activities and crafts for ages 13 to 17 years old. Team Alligators will learn about history and nature. Space is limited to 15 campers per week. Sign-ups are required and available via Sign-up Genius here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4DAAA82EA4F5C70-46560035-junior#/ $80 plus $5 parking. 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, December 21, 2024

Colonial Coffee House
Saturday, Dec 21, 2024 9 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
The Coffee House is open inside the Officers' Quarters! Traditionally, the Coffee House was the seat of all great thinkers in the colonies. This special meet-and-greet with a ranger will involve sipping on 18th century style coffee by the fire and discussing history. Only $5 extra to join! $5. 912-437-4770.
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