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Imagination and curiosity flourish at this family-friendly resort in Georgia. Designed for kids ages five to 12, Ritz Kids introduces guests to the outdoors through tent-building and fishing techniques; teaches them to carry out a spy mission through obstacle courses and message decoding; and encourages friendly competition through sports. Ideal for a weekend getaway, the resort offers other family amenities including in-room camping.

Ritz Kids Clubhouse

Home to a truly unique aquarium, an interactive play floor, and wall-to-wall views of Lake Oconee, the Clubhouse is designed to surprise and delight our youngest guests. Kids of nearly every age can enjoy:

  • A virtual play experience that ignites imaginations
  • Exciting nature programs featuring animal encounters, scavenger hunts, and nature hikes
  • Daily rotating Ritz Kids Lake Adventure programs that foster a love and appreciation for the region’s natural beauty
  • An array of arcade games
  • Seasonal activities inspired by the great outdoors

Ritz Kids Lake Adventures 

Imagination and curiosity flourish when participating in a full or half-day Ritz Kids Lake Adventures. Designed for kids ages five to 12, Ritz Kids Lake Adventures introduces campers to the outdoors through tent-building and fishing techniques; teaches them about local wildlife and nature; and encourages friendly competition through sports. Each day of the week features a different themed experience.

Full Day Adventure:

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • $150, per child, includes lunch

Half Day Adventure:

  • 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 4 p.m.
  • $80, per child

For additional information and assistance making reservations, please contact our Concierge at 706.467.7130. 
Or Reserve Online (with your confirmation number).

Reservations are required for Ritz Kids Lake Adventures at least 48 hours in advance. Program is limited to participants aged 5 to 12 years. Prices exclusive of tax and 22% service charge. 


In addition to our Ritz Kids program, we offer junior guests and families a variety of special services and amenities.

VIK Check-in

Located adjacent to the front desk, your vacation begins at our Very Important Kids registration desk, where children can sign the guest book and receive a fun scavenger hunt.

Linger Longer Express
All aboard The Linger Longer Express. Explore scenic areas of the resort with a complimentary ten-minute ride in the one-of-a-kind, eco-efficient locomotive departing at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. from the Front Drive. 

In-Room Camping 
Bring the feel of our backyard inside and let your little ones experience an exploration unlike any other with a night of in-room camping.

This experience includes one premium tent per room, complete with:

  • A plush sleeping bag and standard pillow
  • A battery-operated flashlight
  • A children’s book
  • A stuffed animal
  • Ritz-Carlton tent delivery and set up

This experience has limited availability and reservations are required. Please call 706.467.7130 for assistance securing your reservation. Or Reserve Online (with your confirmation number).


Package is priced $100 per room per child and is based on availability with a maximum of one tent package per room. Additional sets of amenities are available for $35 per child. 

We offer special menus for guests ages 2 to 12 in all of our restaurants; children under 2 dine free. We are also happy to puree foods for babies to your specifications. If you have any concerns regarding food allergies, please alert your server prior to ordering.