​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Upcoming Public Programs

 

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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form before each program.

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.

Recently participated in a program at Okeeheelee Nature Center? Take our program survey​!

LIVE ANIMAL FEEDING PRESENTATIONS
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 3:30 p.m. 
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

ALLIGATOR FEEDING
Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. 
Families/all ages, FREE (No reservations required)

FEBRUARY

REMARKABLE REPTILES
Saturday, February 4, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Join us as we uncover the truth about some of the world’s most misunderstood animals—reptiles. You’ll meet some of ONC’s reptile ambassadors and even get to watch a snake eat a meal!

DEER-LY LOVED HEARTS & CRAFTS
Saturday, February 11, 10:30 a.m.
Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Are you fawned of ONC’s white-tailed deer? Join us for a heart-filled Valentine’s Day themed craft and an opportunity to meet the deer of Okeeheelee Nature Center. 

ARCHERY FOR BEGINNERS
Saturday, February 18, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Join USA Archery certified instructors and learn the basics of archery, from safety to shooting, and develop a great new skill! All equipment is provided. Space is limited.

ONC BEHIND THE SCENES
Wednesday, February 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Families/all ages, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Come celebrate National Wildlife Day with our nonhuman “co-workers” by taking a tour of where our resident animal ambassadors live when they are off the clock and also help feed some of them!

ADVANCED ARCHERY
Saturday, February 25, 10:00-11:30 a.m. 
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
**Prerequisite: Must have completed Archery for Beginners**
This program is for those already familiar with the basics of archery. Develop your archery skills further, as USA Archery certified instructors teach advanced techniques and practice aim and precision. All equipment is provided. Space is limited.