​​​​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, 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.

Owl Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations needed)
Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.
 
Snake Feedings
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
Fridays, 3:30 p.m.

 
DECEMBER
  • DEER AND RAPTOR WALK
    Saturday, December 1, 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. Please note: This program is not stroller or wheelchair accessible.  
     
  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, December 8, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this two-hour program. Equipment is provided. Space is limited.​

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, December 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.

  • REMARKABLE REPTILES 
    Wednesday, December 26, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
    Uncover the truth about some of the world’s most misunderstood animals—reptiles! Learn about the characteristics that make reptiles so unique and discover the important roles they play in the environment. Participants will even get to meet some of the nature center’s reptile ambassadors up close!​

  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Friday, December 28, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this two-hour program. Equipment is provided. Space is limited.

  • GEOLOGY 101
    Saturday, December 29, 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.

 
JANUARY
  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, January 5, 9:00 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this two-hour program. Equipment is provided. ​
     
  • ARCHERY OPEN RANGE
    Saturday, January 5, 11:30 a.m.
    Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    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. Equipment is provided. **Prerequisite: Must have completed Archery for Beginners**​

  • YOGA IN NATURE
    Saturday, January 12, 9:00 a.m.
    Ages 12+, $15/participant (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a 60-minute slow yoga class outdoors while learning about nature! Each month, the program will focus on a different animal or habitat theme. An optional live animal encounter will follow each class. The class is taught by a nature center naturalist, who is also a certified yoga instructor.​

  • JUNIOR NATURALIST: MAMMALS
    Saturday, January 19, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-12, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    The just-for-kids Junior Naturalist series returns! Learn all about mammals and what makes them unique. This program will include a special opportunity to hand-feed a few of the nature center’s resident white-tailed deer.​

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, January 26, 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.​