Camp Wildlife At Homosassa Springs @ Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State ParkMonday, July 16, 2018 - 9:00am EDT to Friday, July 20, 2018 - 5:00pm EDT
Registration is $150 per child
Welcome to the NEW Camp Wildlife led by Cape Leisure at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park! This year's summer camp is better than ever! We're now offering five full days of fun-filled camp with plenty to see and do, including, special animal experiences, animal meal preparation, wildlife hospital and manatee rehabilitation facility tours, hand-on activities, crafts and more. This event includes camp t-shirts, lunch, water and snacks. Two camp sessions will be held from 9 am to 5 pm: June 18-22 for 8-10 year olds and July 16-20 for 11-12 year olds. Registration is required. For more information and to register, pick up a registration form at Homosassa Springs gift stores or visit the website https://campwildlifeathomosassasprings.wordpress.com/
Nature Days for Children @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkFriday, July 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Cost is $40/child for 5 sessions or $10/day, ages 8 - 12.
Nature Days Camp program that includes daily programs on birds, reptiles and amphibians, plants, insects and spiders and mammals. Program includes walks, games, crafts and daily snacks.
Guided Nature Walk @ John D. MacArthur Beach State ParkFriday, July 20, 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.
Kid's Corner - Environmental Activities @ Gilchrist Blue Springs State ParkFriday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Kid's Corner - Environmental Activities
Join us at Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park for interactive kid's activities! From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. children can complete the Junior Ranger CORE activities, collect passport stamps and earn an official Junior Ranger badge, patch or pin! Junior Ranger activities are appropriate for children aged 6 and up, but we will also have critter coloring pages available for all ages as well as an EnviroScape demonstration that teaches kids how watersheds work and what we can do to protect our precious water and springs.
Topsail Talks - Prescribed Fire and the Forest @ Topsail Hill Preserve State ParkFriday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT
Program is free with regular park admission.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Florida Forest Service on July 20, 2018 from 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Come learn about Prescribed Fires and how they help the forest. This program is free with regular park admission. Topsail Talks is a monthly educational discovery series with presentations from organizations and government agencies from outside the park held on the third Friday of the month at 10am. Future dates and topics are "Native American history of the Florida Panhandle" by the Indian Temple Mound Museum on August 17 , "Microplastics and Plastic Pollution" by Dr. Laura Tiu with Florida Sea Grant on September 21 and "Coastal Dune Lakes" by the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance on October 19.
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