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Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Summer Youth Camps @ Wekiwa Springs State Park

Monday, June 1, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 2, 2015 (All day)

Registration and fee information is available at the FFGC's Wekiwa Youth Camp's webpage.

More Information:
321-632-3861

Located in the Central region at:
Wekiwa Springs State Park
1800 Wekiwa Circle
Apopka, FL 32712

Wekiva Youth Camp is a residential nature camp for 3rd through 8th graders, sponsored by the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC) with the purpose of instilling a love and respect for the "Real" Florida in our youth, as well as a knowledge of nature, the importance of conservation and the protection of our environment.

 

 

Additional Information:

Wekiva Youth Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association.

Sea Turtle Awareness Program @ John U. Lloyd Beach State Park

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 1:00am EDT to Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 3:45am EDT

Regular park admission fees apply.

More Information:
Park Office (954) 924-3859

Located in the Southeast region at:
John U. Lloyd Beach State Park
6503 North Ocean Drive
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Sea Turtle Awareness Program at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park

Join a Park Ranger every Wednesday and Friday evening during the months of June and July. The group will meet around a campfire at the Seagrape pavilion and learn about the existence of sea turtles in the past, present and future. Participants will be greeted by a friendly Park Ranger and will be allowed to browse through an assortment of sea turtle displays. Informational brochures will also be available.

Our program will include a Ranger talk and a 20-minute movie or power point presentation, followed by a question and answer period. While the visitors are viewing the video presentation a scout will set out in search of a nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtle.

A beach walk may be conducted only in accordance with guidelines established by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Park Service. Please call the park at (954) 924-3859 for details and additional information.  Reservations are required regular park admission fees will apply.

Reef Program @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00am EDT to Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:00am 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

Learn about the fish and other inhabitants of our near-shore reef through a presentation and discussion.  After the program is over, participants will be instructed where to snorkel in the park.  Bring your own snorkel equipment.  A diver-down flag is required for snorkeling activities in the park and can be rented daily at the Beach Outfitters and Gift Shop.  For more information and reservations, call the Nature Center at (561)624-6952.  Free with park admission.

Beach Cleanup @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am EDT to Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 11:00am EDT

Free entry into the park if assisting with the event.

More Information:
(561)776-7449, ext. 109

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 few hours of sun and surf and help keep MacArthur Beach State Park clean.  Beach cleanups help remove trash and dangerous debris which may injure sea turtles, shorebirds or other marine life.  Participants will receive gloves and trash bags.  Please bring a reusable water bottle, hat and sunscreen.  Community service hours will be given to students upon request.  Free entry into the park if assisting with the event.  For more information contact (561)776-7449, ext. 109.

Reef Program @ John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am EDT to Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 11:00am 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

Learn about the fish and other inhabitants of our near-shore reef through a presentation and discussion.  After the program is over, participants will be instructed where to snorkel in the park.  Bring your own snorkel equipment.  A diver-down flag is required for snorkeling activities in the park and can be rented daily at the Beach Outfitters and Gift Shop.  For more information and reservations, call the Nature Center at (561)624-6952.  Free with park admission.

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