Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm Hawthorne Community Center
It’s that time of the year! School will be out before you know it. Still haven’t made plans for kiddos? Looking for a fun camp? Well look no further, we’ve got you covered! Camp FUNtastic is a fun safe place for every child to enjoy. We offer various activities including weekly field trips, STEM day, arts & crafts, and much much more! Our weekly rate is only $65 per camper with $5 sibling discount! Don’t wait slots are filling up fast!!
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm Ike Owings Community Center at Hunter Park
Looking for a fun, interesting, and unique opportunity for your child this Summer? Well look no further. The Douglasville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Digital Media Camp at the Ike Owings Community Center. The participants of the program are afforded the opportunity to learn Mass Media basics and skills on how to operate a video camera. Participant will also learn how to create commercials, edit videos, and create flyers while gaining an understanding of the importance of reach, target audience, and demographics. Campers will visit local TV stations and take advantage of a behind the scene look at the television broadcasting. The camp is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 10-14.
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm Hunter Memorial Park
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to Hunter Park for a movie under the stars with family and friends. This is a free event for all. No registration is required. The movie showing on July 19th is Ralph Breaks the Internet.
Aug 10 all-day Beyond the Front Porch
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we embark on a daylong adventure designed to introduce visitors to the dramatic history of space exploration, from early spaceflight to the shuttle program and beyond! We will visit the Museum, Shuttle Park, and Rocket Park, have access to Public Simulators. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Sep 14 all-day Beyond the Front Porch
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour Zoo Atlanta that houses over 1,500 animals representing more than 220 species. The zoo is home to the nation’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans and is one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Hunter Park
Learn about valuable, complimentary resources available to you courtesy of the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau at the 2019 Family Reunion Workshop! Saturday, September 14th from 10 AM – 12 PM at Hunter Park. Speak to industry professionals from attractions, restaurants, hotels and more! Participate in our Family Reunion presentation and gain beneficial information from time tables for planning your reunion to the best ways to budget for your event. To register to attend, please go to VisitDouglasville.com. **Pre-registered attendees are guaranteed a swag bag at the event!** For more information on this event or to become a vendor, contact Kristen Tate at 678.449.3178, or by emailing tatek@douglasvillega.gov.
Oct 12 all-day Beyond the Front Porch
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we visit The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia that houses U.S. President Jimmy Carter‘s papers and other material relating to the Carter administration and the Carter family’s life. The library also hosts special exhibits, such as Carter’s Nobel Peace Prize and a full-scale replica of the Oval Office, including a copy of the Resolute Desk. The building housing the library and museum makes up 69,750 square feet, with 15,269 square feet of space for exhibits and 19,818 square feet of archive and storage space. The library stacks house 27 million pages of documents; 500,000 photos, and 40,000 objects, along with films, videos, and audiotapes. These collections cover all areas of the Carter administration, from foreign and domestic policy to the personal lives of President and Mrs. Carter. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Nov 9 all-day Beyond the Front Porch
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we honor our Veterans by learning more about the sacrifices of our Nations Infantry. We will have an immersive experience featuring over 230 years of Military History located in Columbus, GA just outside of Fort Benning. This 190,000 sq foot museum houses more than 70,000 military artifacts. We will have a professional guide lead us through this massive campus, while sharing with us interesting facts of the day in the life of a soldier and also enjoy an informative IMAX movie. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.