​​​​​Upcoming Programs

 

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PROGRAM INFORMATION


  • Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted).
     
  • TO REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT for PROGRAMS:
    Online - Select the “Online Services” tab at the top of this page and click on Register/Pay for Program; Login with your username and password. (New users must create a household account online-please follow online instructions)

    In Person - Visit the nature center during operating hours.


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.     

 
NOVEMBER
  • FLORIDA NATIVES
    Saturday, November 2, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
    Learn all about Florida’s native wildlife during a presentation that will incorporate fascinating biofacts and a variety of live animals. Themed crafts and other activities will be available for kids!

  • OKEEHEELEE OWL PROWL
    Friday, November 8, 6:30 p.m. 
    Ages 8+, $5/participant (Reservations required)
    Visit the nature center after hours, meet a few of their resident nocturnal creatures and learn more about animals that prowl the forest at night! Look for wildlife on a sunset hike and make s’mores around the campfire!

  • DEER & RAPTOR WALK
    Saturday, November 16, 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! 

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, November 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.

  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, November 30, 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.

DECEMBER
  • OWL YOGA 
    Saturday, December 7, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 12+, $15/participant (Reservations required)
    Enjoy a 60-minute slow yoga class while experiencing the peaceful vibes of the resident owls as they gaze from their perches! The class will incorporate owl facts and owl-inspired movements, and will allow time for questions and photos at the end.

  • CANOEING 101
    Saturday, December 14, 9:30 a.m.
    Ages 10+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
    Learn the basics of how to safely canoe in this two-hour program. This special outdoor adventure takes place in the more secluded south section of Okeeheelee Park. Equipment is provided.

  • ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
    Saturday, December 21, 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.

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, December 28, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)
    Join us for a FREE guided nature walk through our pine flatwoods forest and learn about the animals and plants that live in this habitat.