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Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). All participants are required to sign a Program Participation Form and COVID-19 Waiver before each program.  Programs (and events) will adhere to all state, county orders and CDC guidelines.

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.

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E-mail us and tell us you want to be on our list.  (Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.)

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APRIL


INTRO TO ARCHERY 
Friday, April 2, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the exciting sport of archery. This program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before practicing on the range.

SPECIAL EVENT: GOPHER TORTOISE DAY
Saturday, April 10, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All ages, FREE (Reservations not required)
Celebrate Gopher Tortoise Day at Daggerwing Nature Center! Learn about these native reptiles and the importance of protecting this keystone species. This special event will feature coloring sheets, informational brochures, and special presentations throughout the day with our very own gopher tortoise, Fritz!

BIRDING 101
Saturday, April 17, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/person (Reservations required)
Learn about the exciting hobby of bird watching. First, join a naturalist who will teach bird identification skills and proper use of binoculars and field guides.  Then practice these new skills during a guided birding adventure.

SPECIAL EVENT: EARTH DAY
Saturday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
All ages, FREE* (Reservations not required)
Celebrate Earth Day at Daggerwing Nature Center! Bring the family to learn easy ways to help the planet while having fun. This special event will feature live animal encounters, interactive activities, butterfly plant sale, ladybug release and much more! *Some activities involve minimal cash or check donation to Friends of Daggerwing Nature Center.


MAY


INTRO TO ARCHERY 
Saturday, May 1, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Join the USA Archery and N.F.A.A. certified staff and learn about the exciting sport of archery. This program teaches archery safety skills and proper use of a bow and arrow before practicing on the range.

DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY VIRTUALLY: ANIMAL TAILS
Tuesday, May 11, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special virtual program featuring the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.

FISHING FUN
Saturday, May 15, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Learn the basics of freshwater fishing! Class includes fishing pole basics, casting tips, and freshwater fish identification. All fishing supplies are provided. Please bring a water bottle, sun protection, and closed-toed shoes that can get wet/muddy.

BUTTERFLY GARDENING
Saturday, May 22, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Learn all about native butterflies and discover how to attract them with a butterfly garden. Find out which plants are best at attracting a multitude of species and enjoy a guided tour of Daggerwing Nature Center’s butterfly garden.

RADICAL REPTILES
Saturday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist for a family friendly program focusing on the amazing world of reptiles! Learn about these diverse scaly creatures and meet some resident reptiles up close and personal.