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July 2019 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center

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July 2019 Program Guide at Okeeheelee Nature Center


All programs are by reservation only, unless otherwise stated. Please call (561) 233-1400 or visit the nature center to make program reservations. Please make reservations at least two days in advance. Fees (if applicable) are due upon arrival to the program by form of cash or check. All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form for every program. If you are more than five minutes late to a program you have made a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list.

Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. 
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Fridays, 3:30 p.m.
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

Saturday, July 6, 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. 

Saturday, July 13, 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.

Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. 
Ages 8-12, $10/participant (Reservations required)
In this Jr. Naturalist program, participants will learn about the different types of wetlands, why they’re important, the issues facing them, and how to help them. Participants will meet some aquatic animals that live at the nature center and go on a walk to two different types of wetlands, keeping an eye out for birds and investigate what is living in the water!
Saturday, July 27, 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.

Okeeheelee Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department and is located in Okeeheelee Park at 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, west of West Palm Beach. For more information on Okeeheelee Nature Center and other county-operated nature centers, visit

The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department, recognized nationally for excellence in park and recreation management, operates more than 110 parks and recreational facilities and provides organized recreational programs and services for people of all ages and abilities. Visit​ for more information.