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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Eco Adventure Days Summer Camp, June Session @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 8:30am EDT to Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:30pm EDT

$25 per child.

More Information:
Park Office, 386-329-3721

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Eco Adventure Days is a fun and educational way for child to discover the amazing diversity of Florida’s natural resources.  Campers will learn about the diverse habitats of Ravine Gardens, conduct scientific experiments in a fun environment, and even work on projects at the park like a real park ranger!  This three day event will be filled with learning objectives and corresponding activities, games, and crafts!

The program will start at 9 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. each day.  The camp is limited to 30 campers.  Campers must be going into the third, fourth or fifth grade in the 2016-2017 school year.

The summer camp is $25 per child.  This includes all activities and instruction for the week, as well as healthy snacks and lunches.  Camp fees benefit the Friends of Ravine Gardens, who supply all of the materials for the summer camp.  Lunch will be provided each day by the Putnam County School Food Service Program.

Registration is required.  To register, please visit (link is external) (link is external) (link is external).  The camp is limited to 30 students and will be filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Cool Summer 5K Series @ St. Andrews State Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 6:30am to 9:30am CDT

Park entrance fees are waived for participants.

More Information:
St. Andrews State Park, 850-233-5164

Located in the Northwest region at:
St. Andrews State Park
4607 State Park Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32408

The 3rd annual Cool Summer 5K Series is a celebration of summertime. Summer is the season that we work hard for and anticipate so we can spend time with our loved ones and create precious memories. The Cool Summer 5K Series is a run/walk course through beautiful St. Andrews State Park, helping to benefit the Friends of St. Andrews State Park. The Cool Summer 5K Series is every Wednesday beginning June 22 – July 27 at 7:30 a.m. (excluding Wednesday, July 6th). Every participant will receive the 2016 Cool Summer 5K t-shirt, swag bag filled with local goodness, bib and finisher medal.

Additional Information:

Pre-race registration is open at 6:30 a.m. Entry fee is $30, helping to benefit the Friends of St. Andrews State Park. Register at

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Nature Days for children 8-12 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

$10 activity fee/child/day, special rate of $40/5 sessions if preregister by June 13th. 

More Information:

Located in the Southwest region at:
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
7200 CR 603
Bushnell, FL 33513

For children ages 8-12, different nature theme each Wednesday from reptiles and amphibians to birds and plants.  Games, crafts, songs and nature walks. 

Additional Information:

Nature Days meets at the Dade Lodge.

Yoga on the Beach @ Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am EDT

Class fee is $5 plus regular park admission.

More Information:
Yoga studio at 239-598-1938

Located in the Southwest region at:
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
11135 Gulfshore Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Join yoga instructors from Green Monkey Yoga in the morning for an all-levels gentle yoga class.

Additional Information:

Bring your yoga mat, water, a towel, and bug spray! To make a reservation and payment please call the yoga studio at 239-598-1938 or visit their website:

Yoga on the Beach Participation Requirements

Movies and More @ Camp Helen State Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm EDT

There are no fees associated with this event.

More Information:
(850) 233-5059

Located in the Northwest region at:
Camp Helen State Park
23937 Panama City Beach Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32413

The Department of Environmental Protection's Camp Helen State Park and The Friends of Camp Helen will Host Movies and More on June 29th, 2016. A  brief Interpretive program on Sea Turtles presented by Gulf World will start the night followed by an old-fashion cookout including Hotdogs and s'mores. After that stay for the movie " A Turtles Tale: Sammy's Adventures". Join Sammy the Green Sea Turtle on his wonderful adventures searching for his one, lost true love Shelly .  Movie is rated PG. Note Children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian.   

Additional Information:

More Information is available at or by emailing

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Sea Turtle Talk and Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 8:00pm to 11:45pm EDT

$10.00 per person

More Information:
(561) 624-6950

Located in the Southeast region at:
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
10900 Jack Nicklaus Drive
North Palm Beach, FL 33408

Each June and July MacArthur Beach State Park offers evening turtle walks so that visitors can have a chance at viewing loggerhead sea turtles laying their eggs. This ancient ritual is a sight not to be missed! Turtle Walks fill up quickly so be sure to register early.  Registration will be on-line and sold as "tickets" through  Price is $10.00 per ticket, non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by Park staff.  Registration launches on May 31 at 9am (It will fill up quickly).  Walk Schedule starts on June 6 runs through July 29 (M, W & F with the exception of July 4).