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Smithgall Woods State Park
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Survival Preparation and Skills Course at Buck Shoals
Saturdays 10 AM - 3:30 PM – Feb 20, 2016 until Feb 27, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This course will consist of a day of classroom instruction (2/20) and one of outside exercises (2/27). The course will include the psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival. Instructor: Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired). $40 pre-registered by February 13th, $45 after $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Survival Preparation and Skills Course at Buck Shoals
Saturdays 10 AM - 3:30 PM – Feb 27, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This course will consist of a day of classroom instruction (2/20) and one of outside exercises (2/27). The course will include the psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival. Instructor: Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired). $40 pre-registered by February 13th, $45 after $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Flies and Fly Water
Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
In preparation for the upcoming spring fishing season, we will have a “how to” on fly tying, stream reading, casting, and more. Come at 9:30 to hear a presentation on Stream Entomology (aka stream critters) by Kathy Church, Interpretive Ranger at Smithgall Woods. $10/adult pre-registered by March 12th, $15 after. $10/adult pre-registered by March 12th, $15 after. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Monday, June 20, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia The Science of Nature
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 20, 2016 until Jun 24, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Campers ages 12-18 learn about the major divisions of science through the help of nature. Each day will be devoted to a different branch: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ecology, & Geology. Limit 15. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia The Science of Nature
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 21, 2016 until Jun 24, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Campers ages 12-18 learn about the major divisions of science through the help of nature. Each day will be devoted to a different branch: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ecology, & Geology. Limit 15. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia The Science of Nature
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 22, 2016 until Jun 24, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Campers ages 12-18 learn about the major divisions of science through the help of nature. Each day will be devoted to a different branch: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ecology, & Geology. Limit 15. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia The Science of Nature
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 23, 2016 until Jun 24, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Campers ages 12-18 learn about the major divisions of science through the help of nature. Each day will be devoted to a different branch: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ecology, & Geology. Limit 15. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Friday, June 24, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia The Science of Nature
9 AM - 12 PM from Jun 24, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Campers ages 12-18 learn about the major divisions of science through the help of nature. Each day will be devoted to a different branch: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Ecology, & Geology. Limit 15. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $70/student or $75 if paid after June 13. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Basic Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn basic land navigation to include an explanation of the compass and how it works, true north vs. magnetic north, terrain features and contour lines, application of the compass to the map and map to the compass, and pacing will all be covered. $40 or $35 if registered by October 22 $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Get Outdoors Georgia Advanced Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
After a short refresher on basics, students, operating in teams of two for safety, will be issued azimuths which will be used to locate a specific location and then return to start point. The established land navigation lanes will be from 2-4 kilometers. Students must be physically fit, able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to 2 hours. $40 or $35 if registered by October 29. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Tons of Fun 
 

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