Summer Family Adventures

Keep your Family Active and Informed of Summer Family Adventures

Summer Family Adventures are a convenient way for Cubs and their families to participate in Scouting activities at their leisure. Whether it's biking, hiking, frisbee golf, or even rockets, Summer Family Adventures can be enjoyed nearly every weekend from June through the end of July!

Be sure to check out our Fun In The Sun Guide.  Inside you will find all the information you need to maximize your Summer Family Adventures this summer. Attend 2-3 of our Adventures and you will receive a commemorative patch.  Attend 4 or more Adventures and you will receive the patch and a Timber Swag Bag.  Claim your patch today!

Upcoming Summer Family Adventures 2023

Activity Time Location Registration
June 3 | Hiking Anytime See our list of hikes below!  
June 10 | Rockets 9am - 1pm Mill Springs Academy Click Here
June 17 | Kayaking  Anytime See our list of kayaking below!  
June 24 | Chalk the Walk 10am - 12pm The Volunteer Service Center Click Here
July 1 | Cycling Anytime See our list of Cycling below!  
July 8 | Storytelling 10am - 12pm The Volunteer Service Center Click Here
July 15 | Various Golfing Anytime See our list of "Golf" below!  
July 22 I Build It 10am - 12pm The Volunteer Service Center Click Here
July 29 | Fishing 8am - 12pm Allatoona Aquatics Base Click Here


Plan a Hike With Your Family at Any One of Several Nearby Parks.

Choose from our list of suggested locations (Map #1-#10), go to your favorite hiking spot, or explore a new one! However it is that you choose to hike, enjoy the wonderful outdoors, and don’t forget your 6 essential items to bring with you!

Suggested Hiking Trails (Check the map and see what's nearby!)

  1. Clinton Nature Preserve
  2. Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Island Ford Unit
  3. Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
  4. Stone Mountain Walking Trails Parking
  5. Sweetwater Creek State Park
  6. Red Top Mountain State Park
  7. Arabia Mountain Trailhead
  8. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  9. Silver Comet Trail
  10. Mountain to River Trail 

Plan a Trip and Take a Ride on any One of Our Recommended Bike Trails!

Take a ride on one of Metro Atlanta’s Trails that used to be former rail lines, or nowadays just follow them. View the scenery and neighborhoods on the route or loop to your destination. Remember to wear your safety gear and bring plenty of water for the summer heat of Georgia!

Suggested BikingTrails (Check the map and see what's nearby!)

  1. Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
  2. Silver Comet Trail
  3. Mountain to River Trail (M2R)

Disc Golf, Driving Range or Mini Golf, all is fun for the whole family!

Join First Available Disc Golf at East Roswell Park (Map #13) for instructions and a game of Disc Golf. If you already know how Disc Golf works, choose from our list of suggested locations (Map #12-#21), or discover a new Disc Golf Park!

Build and Launch Your Very Own Rocket.

SOAR will be available to guide you in safely launching your rocket! You can RSVP for the event by visiting Rockets will need to be purchased and assembled prior to the event. The rockets will require an A8-3 rocket engine that can be purchased at the Scout Shop, local craft stores like Michael's and Hobby Lobby, or online through Amazon. 

Learn how to Fish and Use Those Skills in the Lake!

Let’s go fishing at Allatoona Aquatics Base BSA (Map #11) and enjoy a morning of Safety, Instruction, and Fishing! Bring your own gear & bait.  Fishing Merit Badge Counselors and Certified Anglers will be on site to help instruct the Cubs. 

File Name Description
2023 Summer Family Adventures Activites "Stamp" form to be filled out and emailed in for patches and Timber Swag Bag. Complete last form and email that form to or bring into the VSC. Download
2023 Summer Family Adventures Flyer Download