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Flint River Adventure

Flint River Family Adventure9/14/13

Hit the Flint with a KIW special deal: Join the Georgia Conservancy, Keeping It Wild, REI and the Gerald I. Lawhorn Scout Camp on September 14th and 15th for an adventure weekend that includes zip-line, rock climbing, archery, paddling. bluegrass and great food! Keeping It Wild has made a "bulk purchase" of trip spaces for our members: $50 per person, $185 per family. Check out the full details here and reserve your tickets at our special KIW only registration page <<< follow link to register.

Don't delay this trip has sold out each year.

Are you ready for a family friendly weekend of fun and excitement on the Flint River?

Join the Georgia Conservancy, Keeping It Wild, REI and the Gerald I. Lawhorn Scout Camp on September 14th and 15th for an adventure weekend that includes outdoor recreation, bluegrass and great food!

The Flint River Adventure will kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 14th at the Gerald I. Lawhorn Scout Camp in Molena, GA and will include activities for adults and children including archery, zip-line and hiking during the afternoon.

The fun will continue with a barbecue dinner prepared by the award-winning Billy Steve Satterfield of Americus, live bluegrass, a speaker, campfire-n-s’mores, an “owl prowl” and a campout (various camping arrangements provided).

Sunday morning's family friendly paddle trip on the Flint will launch at 10:00 a.m. Canoe and paddling equipment is provided.

Our partners at Keeping It Wild will be leading a special historical and cultural activity over the weekend. At 11:30 a.m. you are encouraged to meet in Woodbury, GA (on the way to the weekend festivities) for a special presentation on Horace King, an inspirational African American master bridge builder and politician from the mid-1800's.

Gear, meals, activities and entertainment are all included in the cost, which is $75 per person and $245 for a family or a group (max of 5 people). We will offer tent camping and platform camping (raised, canvas sided tents with beds) and a separate "family friendly" camping area. We will have "outdoor ambassadors" on hand to assist first-time campers or folks who might need help setting up a tent.

Oct 5, 2013 Family Camping at Red Top Mountain State Park  >>>

Don't delay both trips sell out each year.

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  • Taja


    September 18, 2013

  • Wanda

    Hey Evonne, Dre' and Eric! Aaah, I miss yall, I had such a great time chatting and floating down the Flint River... gosh darn'it, I really hate to miss this weekend (he he he). Any who, I have a full day on Saturday, can't wait to see your pics... ;-)

    1 · September 9, 2013

    • Eric

      Hello Wanda! We miss you too! "Stand Up!"

      1 · September 12, 2013

    • Wanda

      LMAOROTF!!!! you got me with that one... if there's any trips in November, I'm THERE!

      1 · September 12, 2013

  • Marva

    I have paid.

    2 · September 11, 2013

  • Evonne

    I hope everyone has registered and paid that want to attend Sat. No onsite registration. See you on the river!

    September 11, 2013

  • Melisa A.

    This sounds awesome!!! My kids are going to love this experience.

    1 · August 6, 2013

    • Evonne

      Flint River Family Adventure Sep 14

      September 9, 2013

    • Evonne

      Family Camping Oct 5 www.keepingitwild.eventb­

      September 9, 2013

  • Rosenita

    Are you changing the date of this event to October 5th?

    August 8, 2013

    • Evonne

      Flint River Family Adventure Sep 14 Family Camping Oct 5 www.keepingitwild.eventb­

      1 · September 9, 2013

  • Evonne

    Let me know when you have paid for this event. Free van transportation (limited seating) and visit to historic covered bridge, built by a black man, nearly 170 years ago. Provided by Keeping It Wild

    Mission: Keeping It Wild promotes the enjoyment of the outdoors by overcoming barriers and providing opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds, interests and experience levels to explore our natural environment in new and exciting ways

    August 28, 2013

    • Taja


      2 · September 5, 2013

  • tabitha

    This is my 1st camping trip Ever!

    2 · August 28, 2013

  • Eric

    The trip that started it all! Three years and going strong!

    1 · July 23, 2013

    • Andre T.

      First Time I met both of you.

      1 · August 7, 2013

    • Evonne

      Double EE aka ...
      Mudbug aka ...
      Angelina aka Muddy Sock aka Princess

      August 7, 2013

  • Rosenita

    Yea! I am sooo looking forward to this camping experience.

    1 · July 26, 2013

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