School Programs


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Bring your class to an exciting, hands-on program at Green Cay! School programs are tailored to the educational level of your class (K-12) through using appropriate concepts and vocabulary as well as incorporating Sunshine State Standards. School programs are offered Tuesday - Friday mornings and last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. All programs are by reservation only. Fees are $1 per student, with a maximum of 60 students. Please call the Nature Center at 561-966-7000 for more information or to make a reservation.

To book a program, please fill out the request form and email it to or fax to 561-496-4369.

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Green Cay School Programs 

Designed for 1st, 3rd, & 5th grades
Explore the watery world of wetlands! Students will discover what wetlands are and why they are important to plants, animals and humans alike. A working model of a wetland allows students a hands-on, experimental approach to seeing how a wetlands works on a smaller scale. After this program, students will be able to answer the questions:

  • What is a wetland and what are the 4 types? 
  • What are the two main functions of a wetland that protects humans?
  • How are wetlands important to animals?
  • What is the water cycle and how does it work?