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Need some extra time for holiday preparations?

Drop off the kids for holiday activities
(Kids have 2 hours of fun; parents have time for holiday preparations)


Children's Cookies and Crafts Party
(Sorry,registration now closed)

Children will cut out, bake and decorate cookies (perhaps nibble on a few), make a seasonal craft, and enjoy some of the toys children dreamed about 100 years ago! This program is held in the Victorian SummerChildrenour House, decorated for the season.

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2-4pm
ages 5-12
$7 per member child,
$10 per non-member child
Registration required.

Children's Treats and Trinkets
Children will enjoy nature-themed activities
including decorating treats, crafting an ornament, and more!
(Sorry,registration now closed)

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2-4pm
ages 5-12
$7 per member child, $10 per non-member child
Registration required..

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for Children's Holiday programs

Member Child $7, Non-Member Child $10

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2014 Past Seasonal Programs

Looking for Something to do During Spring Break?
Come on over to Autrey Mill to explore the spring woodlands, wander through our Heritage Village, or visit our ducks, turtles, frogs, and snakes.

To make a Spring Break visit to Autrey Mill extra fun, we'll have some free activities going on around the park. donations always appreciated

Each day Tuesday through Friday (April 8-11):

  • at 11:00am - Go on a Scavenger Hunt
  • at 3:00pm - Meet Pebbles, our large African tortoise

On Thursday and Friday (April 10-11)

  • from 1-3pm - Docents will open some of our historic buildings
    for mini tours

Instructors Wade and Ben
Camping and Backpacking 101
for All Ages

Thursday, April 10

Cost per person: $3 members, $5 non-members
includes a free s'more
An adult must accompany children under 15
Registration recommended.
Register online below or bring cash Thursday

Catch an early dinner then come enjoy a spring evening at Autrey Mill and learn about some of the equipment and skills you will need to take an overnight (or longer) trip into the woods!  Whether you have never set up a tent, or you can put one up in the dark, come on out and pick up some tips from our experienced staff.  We’ll have a campfire for making s’mores, gear demonstrations, and plenty of stories to share our experiences and get you ready for your next adventure!


  • Wade Chandler is Autrey Mill’s executive director.  In 2008 he hiked the entire Appalachian Trail and spent 3 years managing a backcountry lodge in North Georgia.  He has fished, hunted, and kayaked in numerous places around Georgia and Florida.
  • Ben Pitman is Autrey Mill’s Office Manager.  He grew up hiking in Washington State, is an Eagle Scout, and has many miles on his boots from all over the US.

Some friends of Autrey Mill help Ben and Wade gather firewood.


Tuesday, November 25th

Looking for something fun to do during Thanksgiving week?
Come enjoy fall activities for all ages.
Hikes, tours of historic buildings, kid's Autumn crafts,s'mores at the fire pit.

$5 per person. Members receive a free s'more kit.
Cash only

No registration required

Autrey Mill at the Johns Creek Founders Day Parade
Saturday, December 6
Watch for Autrey Mill's float


Autrey Mill's 2013 float - we won 1st place!