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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Nature Academy (Wildlife Summer Camp)

In order to participate in this program one:

  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instruction independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to board and disembark from the boat and tram independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors (including Florida’s climate extremes) for a period of at least 2 hours per day
  • Must have the ability to withstand periods of full exposure to the sun.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to very high humidity for extended periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to move quickly to a place of shelter if necessary either independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must be able to traverse uneven grassy terrain either independently or with the assistance of a companion.