Nature Trail Walk @ Curry Hammock State ParkTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Join a Ranger for a one-hour guided walk along our moderately difficult, 1.5-mile hiking trail. Come out and enjoy a leisurely stroll through our rockland hammock and take in the flora and fauna of the Florida Keys. Along the way, you will gain an appreciation for the difficulties plants and animals face in the sub-tropical ecosystem.
Bug spray, drinking water and closed-toed shoes or hiking boots are recommended.
The narrow trail limits the walk to twelve people, therefore reservations are recommended.
Morning Beach Exploratory Walk @ Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler BeachTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:30am to 9:30am EDT
Join our volunteer Master Naturalist Dale Grussing on a beach walk. You will learn about the natural beach ecosystem including native plant and animal species, nesting sea turtles, geology of the park, waves, currents, and rip tides. This tour combines morning exercise with an educational eco tour. All ages are welcome and minors must be accompanied by an adult. Walking shoes and appropriate dress, sunscreen, and drinking water are recommended. Participants should be able to walk in sand and uneven terrain on the beach. Special accommodations are available upon request prior to the event. This event is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. We will be meeting at the beachside pavilion located on the east side of the park. Program is free with park admission!
2018 Summer Adventure Camp - Museum Area @ Silver Springs State ParkTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm EDT
$185 per session, per camper, includes all materials, such as rocket kit, art supplies, t-shirt, snacks, lunch, insurance, and admission fees. Personal checks, money orders, and cash are accepted. No credit cards. Make checks and money orders payable to: Silver River Museum.
Call the Silver River Museum, 352-236-5401, or email email@example.com
From "Spears to Rockets", campers will learn about Stone Age Tools, Pioneer Ingenuity, and Modern Marvels while doing activities that center on team-building games, fun crafts, and friendly competitions. Educational topics cover a wide range of Florida history and science, such as:
- Ice Age: tomahawk throws, archery, and archaeology dig
- Pioneer Life: exploring the pine forest, animal track ID, campfire cooking, candle making
- Modern times: pontoon boat ride, rocket launching, movie night
This camp is a program of Marion County Public Schools and the Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center.
- This is a day camp with no overnight stays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- There are three one-week sessions (June 4 through June 22)
- Ages 8-12.
Enter the park through the camping & museum entrance, 1425 NE 58th Avenue, (also known as State Road 35 or Baseline Rd.) to access the Silver River Museum.
For camp application packets and more details, or for more information about the Silver River Museum, visit their website.
Campers are accepted to the Silver River Museum Summer Adventure Camp on a first come, first serve basis. Capacity will vary. Payment must accompany registration forms. When a camp session is booked full, campers may be placed on a waiting list. In the event of an opening, campers on waiting lists will be contacted in the order in which their applications were received.
For participation requirements, please contact the camp director to decide whether the program is a good fit for your camper.
Dade Pioneer Day Camp for Children 8 - 12 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm EDT
Cost is $75/week/child
Dade Pioneer Day Camp for children 8 - 12 is an authentic 1800's period camp that includes living history demonstrations, pioneer and Indian toys, games and music, making period food, home and school day and outdoor period crafts. Campers will receive a camp t-shirt, snacks and lunch. Pre-registration is required.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Free with park admission.
Join us for a guided exploration of MacArthur Beach State Park daily at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Park's Nature Center.
Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.
Garden Yoga! @ Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State ParkTuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm EDT
Classes are $8.00 per person per class, which includes park admission fee.
For more information, contact the park at 850-487-4556.
Join Chantel as she leads yoga on the Visitors Center Lawn every Tuesday at 5:45 PM. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, all experience levels are welcome. Be sure to bring a water bottle, towel and/or blanket, yoga mat and a smile. In the event of inclement weather, the class will held indoors at the Gardeners Cottage. This is a Florida Park Fit program. Florida Park Fit's objective is to provide visitors new recreation opportunities through professional trainer-led resource-based recreation.