[section_title title=Georgia State Park Junior Rangers]
This is an amazing, well organized program that offers a free informative & engaging booklet, educational events and activity camps. From the official website:
Children ages 6-12 will have fun learning in the outdoors as they work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. By following the guidelines in the Junior Ranger Activity Book they will experience nature first-hand, explore Georgia’s fascinating history and enjoy outdoor recreational activities. The experience builds as children work their way through three badge levels.
This program is definitely worth diving into as it will provide years of learning and connecting with nature.
Some of the upcoming Junior Ranger summer camps in Georgia:
Monday, Jun 2, 2014 until Friday, Jun 6, 2014
Skidaway Island State Park Day camp for 6-11 year olds. Join the park staff for a fun week full of hikes, crafts, games and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week your child will work to earn a Junior Ranger patch. Registration is limited, call early to sign up. $100. 912-598-2300. Click for more info.
Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014 9 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park
Kids aged 6-8 will join Ranger Marcus for a three-day nature adventure. See live animals, go on a scavenger hunt, make crafts, and more. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration begins Friday, April 25. $45 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055. Click for more info.
Monday, Jun 9, 2014 to Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 9 AM to 3 PM
Indian Springs State Park Want something fun to do this summer? At Jr. Ranger Camp, children learn about nature, history, and animals while playing games and making new friends. Children will earn badges to take home. Children ages 10-12. Register at the park office before May 23, 2014. $40 per child. $5 parking. 770-504-2277. Click for more info.
Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 until Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 9 AM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities will include going on nature hikes, live animal presentation, archaeology and more. Call or visit the park to register. Space is limited and registration is required. $40 per student $5 parking. 478-982-1660. Click for more info.
For more Junior Ranger Camps & Events at Georgia State Parks please visit the Junior Ranger Event page.