​​​​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.

 
​AUGUST
  • JUNIOR NATURALIST: BIRDS!
    Saturday, August 18, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-14, $10/participant (Reservations required) 
    In this hands-on class just for kids, learn all about birds and what makes them unique. This program will also provide an up-close encounter with some of the raptors that live at ONC! 

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, August 25, 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.​​

 
SEPTEMBER
  • ARCHERY– OPEN RANGE
    Saturday, September 1, 10:00 a.m
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    *Prerequisite: Must have completed Archery for Beginners*
    Here is the chance to practice those new-found archery skills! This practice session allows participants to work on precision and accuracy with a compound bow.
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  • JUNIOR NATURALIST: GEOLOGY!
    Saturday, September 8, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-14, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Our just-for-kids geology class introduces basic concepts of geologic time, the rock cycle and types of rocks. Through hands-on exploration, participants will learn all about beautiful crystals, minerals, fossils, and stones!

  • RAPTOR DAY FOR NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Saturday, September 15, 8:30 a.m.
    All ages, $25/participant (Reservations required)
    This special event is a unique opportunity to photograph the nature center’s resident rehabilitated hawks and owls! After a short introduction, they will be put on natural perches and photographers are free to photograph at their own pace.​ Click here​ for the ticket form.

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, September 22, 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.​​