Upcoming Events at Ravine Gardens

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Junior Ranger Day @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Free with regular park entry fee of $5.00 per vehicle. Registration is recommended as space is limited.

More Information:
Raymond Presley, 368-329-3721, raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Join Ravine Gardens State Park as we welcome new and returning Junior Rangers on a special day just for them!

New Junior Rangers will learn the core of what it means to be a Florida State Park Ranger while completing activities designed around 4 key aspects of being a Florida State Park Junior Ranger.

  • Natural Resources
  • Cultural Resources
  • Recreation
  • Service

Becoming a new Junior Ranger is limited to 25 students

Returning Junior Rangers will have an opportunity to work with Ravine Gardens Park Rangers to complete additional activities and earn stamps for their Junior Ranger Passports!

Returning Junior Ranger passport activities limited to 50 students.

Visit https://ravinegardenranger.eventbrite.com to sign up!

 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

ECO Adventure Days Summer Camp - K through 1st Grade @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:00am to 2:00pm EDT

$30 per child. Pre-registration is required. K-1st, 2nd - 5th, or 6-8th

More Information:
Raymond Presley, 386-329-3721, raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Eco Adventure Days is a fun and educational way for your child to discover the amazing diversity of Florida’s natural resources. Campers will learn about the diverse habitats of Ravine Gardens State Park, conduct scientific experiments in a fun environment, and even work on projects at the park like a real park ranger! This three day event will be filled with learning objectives and corresponding activities, games, and crafts!

THIS YEAR'S THEME WILL BE: Pollinators!

WHEN

We are happy to announce that this year we will be providing camp for a variety of age groups! We will hold three camp sessions, each catering to a different age group.

When registering, please select the correct session based on the grade that your child will be completing/completed during the 2017/2018 school year.

For all sessions: Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m. with camp starting at 8:00am. Pick-up will be at 2:00 p.m.

HOW MUCH

The summer camp is $30 per child per session. This includes all activities and instruction for the week, as well as snacks. Campers will need to provide their own lunch. Camp fees benefit the Friends of Ravine Gardens, who supply all of the materials for the summer camp.

All parents/guardians must complete a registration packet for each child attending. It will be sent to the email address you provide while purchasing your ticket. Please complete and email it back to raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us or fax it to the office at 386-329-3718. You can register in person or drop packets off at 1600 Twigg St. Palatka, Florida 32177 Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Please call 386-329-3721 with any questions.

The camp is limited to 30 students and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If the camp is sold out please call the office at 386-329-3721 to be put on the waitlist.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships per camp session will be awarded to those that show need. Please email terri.newmans@dep.state.fl.us if you would like to request a scholarship. Please include parent's name, contact information, camper's name, grade that he or she is finishing and a short paragraph explaining why you would like the scholarship. Scholarship requests will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. All scholarship requests must be submitted by 4:00pm the Friday prior to the camp session's start date:

  • K-1st Grade due June 8, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 2nd - 5th Grade due June 22, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 6th - 8th Grade due July 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

After the due date, the three spots saved for scholarship winners will be opened to those on the waitlist if not awarded.

LOOK AT THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Park Office at 386-329-3721.

See you at Summer Camp!

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

ECO Adventure Days Summer Camp - 2nd - 5th Grade @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am EDT to Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

$30 per child. Pre-registration is required. K-1st, 2nd - 5th, or 6-8th

More Information:
Raymond Presley, 386-329-3721, raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Eco Adventure Days is a fun and educational way for your child to discover the amazing diversity of Florida’s natural resources. Campers will learn about the diverse habitats of Ravine Gardens State Park, conduct scientific experiments in a fun environment, and even work on projects at the park like a real park ranger! This three day event will be filled with learning objectives and corresponding activities, games, and crafts!

THIS YEAR'S THEME WILL BE: Pollinators!

WHEN

We are happy to announce that this year we will be providing camp for a variety of age groups! We will hold three camp sessions, each catering to a different age group.

When registering, please select the correct session based on the grade that your child will be completing/completed during the 2017/2018 school year.

For all sessions: Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m. with camp starting at 8:00am. Pick-up will be at 2:00 p.m.

HOW MUCH

The summer camp is $30 per child per session. This includes all activities and instruction for the week, as well as snacks. Campers will need to provide their own lunch. Camp fees benefit the Friends of Ravine Gardens, who supply all of the materials for the summer camp.

All parents/guardians must complete a registration packet for each child attending. It will be sent to the email address you provide while purchasing your ticket. Please complete and email it back to raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us or fax it to the office at 386-329-3718. You can register in person or drop packets off at 1600 Twigg St. Palatka, Florida 32177 Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Please call 386-329-3721 with any questions.

The camp is limited to 30 students and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If the camp is sold out please call the office at 386-329-3721 to be put on the waitlist.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships per camp session will be awarded to those that show need. Please email terri.newmans@dep.state.fl.us if you would like to request a scholarship. Please include parent's name, contact information, camper's name, grade that he or she is finishing and a short paragraph explaining why you would like the scholarship. Scholarship requests will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. All scholarship requests must be submitted by 4:00pm the Friday prior to the camp session's start date:

  • K-1st Grade due June 8, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 2nd - 5th Grade due June 22, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 6th - 8th Grade due July 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

After the due date, the three spots saved for scholarship winners will be opened to those on the waitlist if not awarded.

LOOK AT THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Park Office at 386-329-3721.

See you at Summer Camp!

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

ECO Adventure Days Summer Camp - 6th - 8th Grades @ Ravine Gardens State Park

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 8:00am EDT to Friday, July 13, 2018 - 2:00pm EDT

$30 per child. Pre-registration is required. K-1st, 2nd - 5th, or 6-8th

More Information:
Raymond Presley, 386-329-3721, raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us

Located in the Central region at:
Ravine Gardens State Park
1600 Twigg Street
Palatka, FL 32177

Eco Adventure Days is a fun and educational way for your child to discover the amazing diversity of Florida’s natural resources. Campers will learn about the diverse habitats of Ravine Gardens State Park, conduct scientific experiments in a fun environment, and even work on projects at the park like a real park ranger! This three day event will be filled with learning objectives and corresponding activities, games, and crafts!

THIS YEAR'S THEME WILL BE: Pollinators!

WHEN

We are happy to announce that this year we will be providing camp for a variety of age groups! We will hold three camp sessions, each catering to a different age group.

When registering, please select the correct session based on the grade that your child will be completing/completed during the 2017/2018 school year.

For all sessions: Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m. with camp starting at 8:00am. Pick-up will be at 2:00 p.m.

HOW MUCH

The summer camp is $30 per child per session. This includes all activities and instruction for the week, as well as snacks. Campers will need to provide their own lunch. Camp fees benefit the Friends of Ravine Gardens, who supply all of the materials for the summer camp.

All parents/guardians must complete a registration packet for each child attending. It will be sent to the email address you provide while purchasing your ticket. Please complete and email it back to raymond.presley@dep.state.fl.us or fax it to the office at 386-329-3718. You can register in person or drop packets off at 1600 Twigg St. Palatka, Florida 32177 Tuesday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. Please call 386-329-3721 with any questions.

The camp is limited to 30 students and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If the camp is sold out please call the office at 386-329-3721 to be put on the waitlist.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships per camp session will be awarded to those that show need. Please email terri.newmans@dep.state.fl.us if you would like to request a scholarship. Please include parent's name, contact information, camper's name, grade that he or she is finishing and a short paragraph explaining why you would like the scholarship. Scholarship requests will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. All scholarship requests must be submitted by 4:00pm the Friday prior to the camp session's start date:

  • K-1st Grade due June 8, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 2nd - 5th Grade due June 22, 2018 at 4:00pm
  • 6th - 8th Grade due July 6, 2018 at 4:00pm

After the due date, the three spots saved for scholarship winners will be opened to those on the waitlist if not awarded.

LOOK AT THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON OUR EVENTBRITE PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Park Office at 386-329-3721.

See you at Summer Camp!

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements