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Monday, July 9, 2018

Estuary Exploration: 2018 Science Discovery Summer Camp @ Crystal River Preserve State Park

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 8:30am to 2:30pm EDT

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, opening April 30th  and closing June 22nd, 2018. Tuition is $85 per camper. There is no entry fee to the park. Limited space available - fill out an application form and submit with the tuition fee by June 15th, 2018.  Contact Jamie Letendre for application form and any questions.

More Information:
Registration Coordinator Jamie Letendre 352-228-6032

Located in the Northeast region at:
Crystal River Preserve State Park
3266 N. Sailboat Avenue
Crystal River, FL 34428

The 2018 Summer Camp Program, Estuary Exploration: A Science Discovery Summer Camp, will be running 5 days from July 9th - July 13th for children ages 8-11. Campers will learn how to appreciate and understand nature, take an active role in conservation and relate to how ancient people lived along Florida's Gulf coast. Camp activities are conducted by professional archaeologists and biologists, park staff and volunteers and allow kids to experience archaeology and biology first-hand through activities, experiments and hikes. 

Additional Information:

"Participation Requirements"

Beach Clean-up Marathon Day @ Henderson Beach State Park

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am CDT

Entrance fee waived for participants.

More Information:
amy.j.thompson@dep.state.fl.us or 850-705-6075

Located in the Northwest region at:
Henderson Beach State Park
17000 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541

Please join us as we clean up our beautiful beaches after the holiday weekend. Come out and clean just one park, or two parks, or complete all three parks and receive a special reward! Schedule is as follows: Henderson Beach State Park 8 to 10AM, Grayton Beach State Park 12 to 2 PM, and St. Andrews State Park 6 to 8 PM. This is a great way to get introduced to the beautiful state parks in our area. Come meet new people while giving back to the community and beautifying our parks and beaches.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

Free with park admission.

More Information:
(561) 624-6952

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

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. 

Additional Information:

Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellant.

Beach Clean-up Marathon Day @ Grayton Beach State Park

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm CDT

Entrance fee waived for participants.

More Information:
amy.j.thompson@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Northwest region at:
Grayton Beach State Park
357 Main Park Road
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Please join us as we clean up our beautiful beaches after the holiday weekend. Come out and clean just one park, or two parks, or complete all three parks and receive a special reward! Schedule is as follows: Henderson Beach State Park 8 to 10 AM, Grayton Beach State Park 12 to 2 PM and St. Andrews State Park 6 to 8 PM. This is a great way to get introduced to the beautiful state parks in our area. Come meet new people while giving back to the community and beautifying our parks and beaches.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Beach Clean-up Marathon Day @ St. Andrews State Park

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm CDT

Entrance fee waived for participants.

More Information:
amy.j.thompson@dep.state.fl.us

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

Please join us as we clean up our beautiful beaches after the holiday weekend. Come out and clean just one park, two parks, or complete all three parks and receive a special reward! Schedule is as follows: Henderson Beach State Park 8 to 10 AM, Grayton Beach State Park 12 to 2 PM, and St. Andrews State Park 6 to 8 PM. This is a great way to get introduced to the beautiful state parks in our area. Come meet new people while giving back to the community and beautifying our parks and beaches.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

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

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 8:00pm EDT to Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 12:00am EDT

$12.00 per person

More Information:
Arthur.Carton@dep.state.fl.us

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. The Walk schedule starts on June 4, 2018 and runs through July 13, 2018 (M, W, & F with the exception of June 8, 22 and July 4). Registration launches on May 29 at 9 a.m. Registration will be online and sold as "tickets" through www.macarthurbeach.org Price is $12.00 per ticket, non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by Park staff. The event is for adults and children 12 years old and up.