Kayak Tour @ Curry Hammock State ParkWednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Single Kayak Rental: $17.20
Double Kayak Rental: $21.50
Take a 90-minute paddle around one of the islands that comprise Curry Hammock State Park. This ranger-led tour will give you an appreciation for the fragility of the nearshore ecosystem. You will see some of the damage man has caused and learn of the ongoing effort to preserve this valuable resource.
Tours are limited to six kayaks. Visitors should bring their own or rent from the park.
Registration is recommended.
2018 Summer Adventure Camp - Museum Area @ Silver Springs State ParkWednesday, June 6, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 ParkWednesday, June 6, 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 ParkWednesday, June 6, 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.
Cornet Conspiracy - 1870's Brass Band @ Dudley Farm Historic State ParkWednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am EDT
Regular park entrance fee of $5.00/car (honor box, cash only)
A fun hour of period correct music is brought to the farm by the Cornet Conspiracy! Join us on June 6th; come in and listen to a band made up entirely of historic brass instruments made in the 1800's. Lots of music, lots of fun!