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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.

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​MAY

MOTHER NATURE & ME: OUTDOOR EXPLORERS

Tuesday, May 17, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

WETLAND ANIMALS
Saturday, May 21, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required) 
Learn about the animals that live in the wetlands and how they are adapted for life in this habitat. Live collection animals will be featured during the presentation to enhance the educational experience!

ANIMAL KEEPER FOR A DAY
Friday, May 27, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant​ (Reservations required)
Animal keepers have the coolest job! Work behind the scenes with animal care staff and volunteers to feed, clean exhibits, and provide enrichments to the animals at the nature center. Learn what it takes to care for these special animal ambassadors.

JUNE

MOTHER NATURE & ME: BACKYARD BIRDS

​Tuesday, June 7, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

ANIMAL TRIVIA
Friday, June 10, 1:30 p.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Can owls really turn their heads all the way around? Could a turtle crawl out of its shell? Find out the truth about these and other common animal myths while meeting the nature center’s live animals up close!   

DAGGERWING VISITS THE LIBRARY: SNAKES
Tuesday, June 14, 3:30 p.m.
Ages 8+, FREE (Reservations required)
Enjoy a special program about snakes featuring a visit from some of the nature center’s resident animal ambassadors, at the West Boca Branch Library! Call the West Boca Branch Library for details and RSVP at (561) 470-1600.

MOTHER NATURE & ME: BIG OCEAN ANIMALS
Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 2-5 (w/guardian), $4/child (Reservations required)
Get ready to jump and shout with Mother Nature through stories, live animals, activities, and a craft specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

BUTTERFLY GARDENING
Saturday, June 25, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+, $3/participant (Reservations required)
Learn all about local butterflies and discover how to attract them with a butterfly garden. Find out which plants are best to attract a multitude of species and enjoy a guided tour of Daggerwing Nature Center’s butterfly garden.

ORIENTEERING 
Wednesday, June 29, 10:00 a.m.
Ages 8+, $10/participant (Reservations required)
Join a naturalist and learn how to navigate using a map and compass! Participants will then get to practice the directional skills they learn on a fun, outside adventure course. Please bring a water bottle, sun protection, and closed-toed shoes.