Camp Helen State Park hosting movie, cookout, and more

June 1, 2017

July 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The fourth annual Movies & More series at Camp Helen State Park continues on Wednesday, July12.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led by a Camp Helen Park Ranger or other expert. The program will be followed by an old-fashioned campfire cookout of hot dogs and s’mores provided by the Friends of Camp Helen. Each evening will conclude with a family-oriented movie in the Recreation Hall, where seating will be provided.

A parent or guardian must accompany all children.

These special movie nights are sponsored by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection, Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. Admission into the park for this event is free, although donations are accepted. Donations will go directly to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park to benefit the park’s resource management projects and interpretive programs.

On Wednesday, July 12 Firehouse Dog: Rexxx, Hollywood’s top canine star gets lost and is adopted into a shabby firehouse. He teams up with a young kid to get the station back on its feet. (Rated PG) Point Washington State Forest will present the interpretive program on prescribed fires and safety.

More information is available at, by calling (850) 233-5059 or by emailing


Camp Helen State Park is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway (Highway 98), Panama City Beach, just west of the Lake Powell Bridge.