Estuary Exploration: 2018 Science Discovery Summer Camp @ Crystal River Preserve State ParkThursday, July 12, 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.
Registration Coordinator Jamie Letendre 352-228-6032
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.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkThursday, July 12, 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.
Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkThursday, July 12, 2018 - 9:00am CDT
Program is free with regular park admission.
Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger. Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm. Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location.
Let's Talk Turtle @ Anastasia State ParkThursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EDT
Free with regular park entry fees.
Join us in discovering the wonderful sea turtles of Anastasia State Park! You will learn about how we identify the turtle nests, hatching, and the great journey they begin after leaving the beach and the dangers they encounter in our oceans. This is a fun filled, energetic program about these miraculous animals who have been on Earth for millions of years!
This program will take place at the Sea Turtle Pavilion near the Island Beach Grill.
Yoga And Meditation At The Prairie @ Paynes Prairie Preserve State ParkThursday, July 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
Free with park admission ($4/single occupant vehicle or $6/vehicle with 2-8 people or $2 if you ride in on your bike!)
Join us at 6:00 PM in the visitor center for a gentle yoga class, open to all levels of experience. If you have a mat or blanket, please bring one with you.
This program is supported by the Friends of Paynes Prairie. If you would like to make a donation to support the yoga program at the prairie, a donation box will be available during the class. Donations made at class go directly to the support of this program so that we can keep it free and open to all people of all financial situations.