Unicoi Adventure RangerCamp

Education Programs

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Group Programs

Unicoi State Park & Lodge is a unique educational resource located on 1,051 acres in North Georgia, 2 miles north of Alpine Helen, GA. Our programs are suited for school field trips, conference functions, Scout Troops, church, civic and family reunions and adult groups. The programs available includes the site’s natural and recreational resources. Choose a combination of our available activities to best meet the group’s needs.

Homeschool Program

On the first Friday of every month, Unicoi State Park hosts a Homeschool Day from 10am to 12pm at our Visitors’ Center. Topics range from Ecosystems and Food Webs to Hibernation and Migration Patterns. Cost for attending is $5 per child (ages 0 – 4 can attend for free) unless otherwise specified. Guests can pre-register for Homeschool Days of their choice by contacting Karen Lovan at 706-878-4727 or by email at k.lovan@unicoilodge.com.


2019 Homeschool Calendar

January 4th – Ecosystems/Food Webs

February 1st – Owl Pellet Dissection (Cost is $8/child)

March 1st – Pollinators

April 5th – Forest Ecology

May 3rd – Digging through Dead Stuff

June 7th – Junior Naturalist Day

July 12th – Junior Naturalist Day

August 2nd – Reptiles/Amphibians

September 6th – Stream Ecology

October 4th – Hibernation/Migration

November 1st – Owl Pellet Dissection (Cost is $8/child)

December 6th – Mammals of North Georgia

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Field Trips

Our field trip programs are designed to elementary age students from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Most of the lessons will include a guided hike as well as time in our playground area. For a full or half-day experience we recommend also booking a Picnic Pavilion for lunch. However, we also have an onsite restaurant located in the Unicoi Lodge if preferred.

Pricing varies per program, materials needed or number of staff required. Be sure to include any special requests or lunch arrangements when contacting our Programs & Activities Director, Karen Lovan, at 706-878-4727 or by email at k.lovan@unicoilodge.com.

Available Field Trip Topics

Rocks & Minerals

Mammals, Animal Habitats, Food Chain

Tree ID

Pioneers and Early Settlers

Creek and Cherokee Indians

Owl Pellet Lab

Trout Release


Scavenger Hunt with GPS

Lake and Stream Ecology

Birds of Prey

Gold Panning

Animals of Unicoi

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Outdoor Programs and Activities

Want to give your group a true state park experience? Our exciting activities can be done with any size group, from archery to campfires to boat rentals. Choose one or more activity to make your trip one to remember. Pricing varies per program and is based on group size. Be sure to include any special requests when contacting our Programs & Activities Director, Karen Lovan, at 706-878-4727 or by email at k.lovan@unicoilodge.com.

Group Activities

Campfire Stories and S’mores

Full Beach Rental

GPS Scavenger Hunt

Guided Nature Hike

Archery and Air Gun Classes

Fly Fishing Classes

Boat Rentals (Kayaks, Canoes, Pedal Boats, Paddle Boards)

Slack Lining

Reptile Program (meet & greet program)

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