Parks & Recreation to Host bi-annual Backyard Campout at Swift-Cantrell

photo from backyard campout

Area residents are invited to attend the city of Kennesaw’s bi-annual family-friendly Backyard Campout event returning to Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Hwy NW in Kennesaw, on Saturday, September 14 from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. the next morning. The registration fee is $25 per camp site and includes a hot dog dinner, s’mores supplies, and biscuit breakfast. A limited number of 10-foot by 10-foot camp sites are available.

Participants can enjoy camping under the night sky, along with backyard games, field activities, discovery stations and campfire entertainment with stargazing and s’mores. Participants will need to bring their own tent. Advance registration is required.

All participants under the age of 17 must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian or other family member over the age of 18.

The Backyard Campout event is hosted by Kennesaw Parks & Recreation in support of encouraging children and families to experience the outdoors and connect with nature.

Kennesaw Parks & Recreation would like to thank our sponsors Superior Plumbing, Academy Sports Kennesaw, Roy’s Royal Dogs, and Publix in Kennesaw on Cobb Parkway.

For more information, visit or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at 770-422-9714.