• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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  • Increased Traffic Expected June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Local residents and commuters should expect increased traffic around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in relation to the 150th Anniversary programming in the park. More »

  • Parking Lot Closures June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Several parking lots including the Visitor Center, the Mountain Top, and the Cheatham Hill parking lots will be closed to visitors June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/14/2013, 06/28/2013, 06/19/2013, 06/20/2013, 06/22/2013, 07/03/2013

    Location: Various locations; review details Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,10:00 AM to 11:00 AM,10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: Free
Out of school for summer vacation and need something to do? Our program lineup allows children to have fun this summer while being active and learning!

 

June 14th & June 28th - "Mr. Morton's Animal Show"

  • Time: 11 am - 12 pm
  • Location: Picnic Area Amphitheater

Mr. Richard Morton, wildlife biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, will display a combination of living animals and animal hides. He will explain to kids what animals are native to the southeast, what to do if you come across a wild animal, and teach children how to respect nature and the roles these animals play in the ecosystem.

June 19th - "All About Animal Tracks"

  • Time: 11 am - 12 pm
  • Location: Picnic Area Amphitheater

This program explores the prints our animal friends leave behind as they travel about the woods. Kids will be able to identify the tracks of animals common to the Cobb county area and even make their own track molds to take home.

June 20th - "Native American Nature Hike"

  • Time: 10 am - 11 am
  • Location: Picnic Area Amphitheater

A guided hike will discuss with children what plants and animals the Cherokee people used in their daily lives, pointing these plants out along the hike. After the hike, children will have a chance to create a Native American craft to take home with them.

June 22nd - "LP & CL Model Railroad Display"

  • Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Location: Visitor Center

Chris Haon will present to children a display of G scale model railroad from his of the LP & CL Railroad collection. This is a great opportunity to introduce children to the hobby of model railroading and learn more about how the history of Kennesaw Mountain was influenced by the closeness of railroad lines. This program encourages questions and interaction!

July 3rd - "You Can't See Me! A Camouflage Activity"

  • Time: 11 am - 12 pm
  • Location: Environmental Trail and Picnic Area Amphitheater

Children will be introduced to the ways animals hide themselves from humans and other predators. An interactive activity will have the children become the "hidden," helping them understand that the way animals look, move, and behave are all an attempt to stay alive and safe.