​​​​Upcoming Programs

 

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PROGRAM INFORMATION


  • Programs are by reservation only unless otherwise noted. Call 561-233-1400 or visit the center to make a reservation.
  • Many programs require minimum registration in order to run the program. Please register at least 2 days in advance.
  • Please call if you cannot keep your reservation, which will allow someone on the waiting list to take your spot.
  • If you are more than 5 minutes late to a program you have a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the wait list.
  • Fees are due upon arrival to program (cash or check preferred).
  • For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form.


Weekly Programs

Reptile Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations needed)
Wednesdays, 3:15 p.m.
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.

Owl Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations needed)
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.
 
Snake Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
Fridays, 3:15 p.m.

 
JUNE
  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, June 23, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
    Go on a FREE guided nature walk through the pine flatwoods ecosystem and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in the local community.

  • NEW PROGRAM: GEOLOGY 101
    Saturday, June 30, 10:30 a.m. 
    Ages 8+, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Learn about the basics of geology and what Florida has to offer in the world of rocks! Participants will be able to choose and crack open their own geodes and take them home.

JULY
  • ARCHERY – OPEN RANGE
    Saturday, July 7, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/person (Reservations required) 
    *Prerequisite: Must have completed the Archery for Beginners course at Okeeheelee Nature Center.
    Here is the chance to practice those new-found archery skills! This expansion of the archery program will offer participants new challenges and allow them to work on precision and accuracy with a compound bow. Equipment is provided. Please wear close-toed shoes, and bring water and sun protection. Program is approximately an hour and a half.​

  • ​DEER & RAPTOR WALK
    Saturday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. 
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Go on a “behind the scenes” tour of the deer and raptor compounds to see the animals up close and learn about these unique creatures! Please wear close-toed shoes for this walking tour.​

  • NEW PROGRAM: JR. NATURALIST (REPTILES)
    Saturday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. 
    Ages 8-14, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the difference between animal species and what makes them equipped to survive in their world. This is a series program.   ​

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, July 28, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
    Go on a FREE guided nature walk through the pine flatwoods ecosystem and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in the local community.​​