Purchase your tickets for the event below!
Gatewood Schools - Lake Oconee campus will be transformed for “Christmas in the Swamp”. Kids and their families can enjoy activities such as hay rides, trackless train rides, bounce house, spider jump, Christmas cookie decorating, and pictures with Santa. Holiday Market vendors, live music and delicious food will round out the day. A Silent Auction will be held for beautiful Christmas trees decorated by individual classes. All activities take place on Saturday, December 15th from 11:00am – 5:00pm.
Santa Arriving by Fire Truck (Tips on Design & Elk River Flooring) - Santa will arrive at 11:00 AM. Bring your own camera to capture your child's picture with Santa. See a picture of Santa below!
Trackless Train Ride (Dr. and Mrs. John E Reed)
Rock Wall (R & R Insurance) - See a picture of the Rock Wall below!
Hayride Thru the Pines (PostNet)
Reindeer Lane (Secret Santa Shop) (BankSouth)
Fire Pit with Smores
Decorate Your Own Cookie Station (Bone Island Grill)
Santa Paws (Humane Society) (Quite a Pair Keepsakes)
Nativity and Carols (Jay & Jackie Campbell)
Holiday Market Vendors
Raffle for John Deer Gator and Other Items
Class Christmas Tree Auction
Gracious Gator Sponsor (Joe & Ann Wright)
Food Vendor: Chick Fil A & Georgia Butts BBQ
Sponsorship Opportunities - Download the Sponsorship Form
Holiday Market Vendor - Download the Vendor Form
John Deere Gator TS 4x2 Raffle Tickets
$50 each or 3 for $100
Christmas in the Swamp Admission Tickets
A ticket is $5 and is valid for one usage at each listed activity.
A wrist band is $15 and is valid for unlimited usage at all activities.
The purpose of GAP is to suport and enhance the educational experience at Gatewood Schools and to develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parental involvement and volunteerism.
GAP is a non-profit organization that exists to provide financial and volunteer suport to Gatewood students, teachers, and staff.
All parents are automatically members of GAP, as membership dues are part of Gatewood tuition.
GAP is governed by five officers who are nominated and elected annually by fellow members.
2012-2013 Gatewood Association of Parents Officers
Co-Presidents: Donnan Oyler (GLO Campus)/Shannon Daniel (Main Campus)
Recording Secretary: Holly Jarrell
Communications Secretary: Amy Joris
Treasurer: Joanne Wiggins