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AmeriCorps First Time Camper Program

Presented by AmeriCorps at Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites at High Falls State Park, Jackson Georgia

May 12 - 13 2018
AmeriCorps First Time Camper Program

AmeriCorps Rangers are ready to help you and your family develop your camping skills. Join us for a one-night fun and informative campout, with many camping gear essentials included!

Never gone camping in a state park before? Or, has it been awhile since your last camping trip? This is your opportunity to go camping at High Falls State Park for a night and see what it is all about. Leave your worries and stress behind; an AmeriCorps Ranger will be there for you during your entire stay to make sure you have an amazing time.

Brush up on your camping skills as we guide you through campsite and tent set-up. Then, participate in activities such as wilderness survival, stargazing,

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Cost is $31 for a group of 1-6 people plus a $10 program fee per person. $5 ParkPass per vehicle. Program runs from 1 pm Saturday to 12 pm Sunday. Spaces are limited. Register and pre-pay to reserve your group’s spot by calling the Park Office at 478-993-3053 8am – 4pm.

Contact: 478-993-3053


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Additional time info:

This overnight program begins 1pm on Saturday and ends 12pm on Sunday. We have additional dates at High Falls State Park on April 14th/15th  and June 16th/17th. Additional First Time Camper Programs are offered at Red Top Mountain State Park (Acworth) , Laura S Walker State Park (Waycross), and Fort Yargo State Park (Winder). We also are offering First Time Backpacker Programs at Fort Mountain State Park (Chatsworth), James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park (Summerville), and Black Rock Mountain State Park (Mountain City). Email with question or for more information.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


High Falls State Park

76 High Falls Park Drive, Jackson, Georgia 30233

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