General Coffee State Park

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Macro-invertebrate Madness
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 12 PM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come down to the Farm Pond to look up close and personal at some of the macroscopic creatures that are essential to life in and around Georgia's waterways. This event is open to all ages. If you would like to help look for critters, please wear close toed water shoes or boots. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Lost Prevention and Fire Starting
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Getting lost in the wilderness is no laughing matter, are you prepared to tough it out until rescue teams find you? Bring the family to the amphitheater to learn the no-nonsense tools and steps necessary to avoid getting lost, and help make you comfortable while you wait it out. Then you’ll get to spark a fire for yourself. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Perplexed by Pollinators
Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
We’ve all heard the word, but what is pollination and why is it so important? Learn about the bees, butterflies, and bats that make our ecosystems grow. The kids can enjoy an activity or two to help demonstrate the processes. Come learn what you can do to help save endangered pollinators in your community. Meet at the Relihan education building. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, May 13, 2017

J.A.K.E.S. Day
Saturday, May 13, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Youth ages 17 and younger can enjoy a fun filled day with archery, shooting sports demos, hunting demonstrations, competitions and more. All kids 17 and under will be eligible to participate (some events may be inappropriate for younger children). $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Kids Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 27, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Children ages 3–15 (accompanied by a parent or guardian) are invited to participate in the parks annual kids fishing derby. Prizes will be offered in various categories and age groups. Registration will be held the morning of the event. $1.00 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, June 3, 2017

National Trails Day
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 9 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come stay at the park and participate in trail clean-up activities and nature hikes as we celebrate National Trails Day. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Monday, June 5, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 5, 2017 until Jun 8, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 10-14 are invited to attend the park's outdoor adventure camp and have fun while learning outdoor skills. The camp will include canoeing, archery, orienteering and more. Pre-registration for the camp is required no later than the Friday prior to camp. All registrations must be completed and paid for before the first day of camp. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 6, 2017 until Jun 8, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 10-14 are invited to attend the park's outdoor adventure camp and have fun while learning outdoor skills. The camp will include canoeing, archery, orienteering and more. Pre-registration for the camp is required no later than the Friday prior to camp. All registrations must be completed and paid for before the first day of camp. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 7, 2017 until Jun 8, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 10-14 are invited to attend the park's outdoor adventure camp and have fun while learning outdoor skills. The camp will include canoeing, archery, orienteering and more. Pre-registration for the camp is required no later than the Friday prior to camp. All registrations must be completed and paid for before the first day of camp. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Outdoor Adventure Camp
9 AM - 2 PM from Jun 8, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kids ages 10-14 are invited to attend the park's outdoor adventure camp and have fun while learning outdoor skills. The camp will include canoeing, archery, orienteering and more. Pre-registration for the camp is required no later than the Friday prior to camp. All registrations must be completed and paid for before the first day of camp. $45 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Overnight Paddle Trip on the Ocmulgee River
8 AM - 3 PM from Jul 20, 2017 until Jul 21, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for an overnight canoe trip on the Ocmulgee River. Trip will consist of two days and one night on the Ocmulgee River, with an overnight stay at Ben Hill Landing off GA Hwy 107. All meals and transportation from and to General Coffee State Park will be provided. Bring all needed personal items, along with sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. $150 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Friday, July 21, 2017

Overnight Paddle Trip on the Ocmulgee River
8 AM - 3 PM from Jul 21, 2017 
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us for an overnight canoe trip on the Ocmulgee River. Trip will consist of two days and one night on the Ocmulgee River, with an overnight stay at Ben Hill Landing off GA Hwy 107. All meals and transportation from and to General Coffee State Park will be provided. Bring all needed personal items, along with sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses. $150 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Lovebug Festival
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Explore the wonderful world of insects at the park's fourth annual Lovebug Festival. Activities will include edible bug programs, kids insect-related crafts, pollinator programs and much more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 9 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Come spend a day helping celebrate your state parks, as we prepare for the busy fall season. Volunteer work projects TBA. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Moonlight Madness
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 12 PM to 10 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Kick off your Halloween activities with a kids carnival from 12-4 pm. The parks haunted house will be open at 6 pm until 10 pm. The maze will be open 12-4 during the carnival and in the evening from 6 to 10pm. Hayrides will be offered 6 pm - 10 pm for a ride to the campgrounds and back to view the decorations in our campsite decoration contest. $1-$7 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers, syrup making and more. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Christmas on the Pond
Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 5 PM to 8:30 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we usher in the holiday season. Visit with Santa, enjoy storytelling, hayrides, a marshmallow roast and homemade refreshments. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m. and be available until 8:30 p.m. Hayrides will start at 5:30 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. Donations appreciated. Hayrides 50 cents per person. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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