This Saturday, will be home to many campers, when the city hosts the 2012 Great American Campout event, according to a news release.
The event begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, and camp breaks at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 1. Activities, including family games led by Boosterthon representatives, begin around 7 p.m. A light snack of s'mores and trail mix will be provided.
Campers are responsible for bringing tents, sleeping bags, drinks (non-alcoholic only), food, lanterns, flashlights, and bug spray. The City of Suwanee will provide port-a-potties in each camping field and lighting until 10:30 p.m., officials said. All campers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Please do NOT bring generators, pop-up campers, RVs, individual campfires, alcohol, or grills.
"I love that the our City embraces family-friendly outings and always offers something unique and different," says Great American Campout veteran Kim Towne.
Pre-registration is required, and available on the city's website. A non-refundable $25 fee is required for each 10 x 20 campsite, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.