October 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
One event on November 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on December 11, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on January 8, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on February 12, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on March 12, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on April 16, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on May 14, 2022 at 10:00 am
Discover science, conservation, art, and much more through nature based recreational activities in our [email protected] series offered one Saturday each month from 10am -1pm. Ages: 6-14. Please note that this is a drop off program. Campers must practice social distancing and wear face coverings. Please review the latest safety guidelines prior to visiting. Drop off & Pickup are located at the Visitor Center.
Cost: $15 per person. Registration online only.
*Registration online only*
Saturday, October 9
Activity: Under the Sea
Description: Time to make a splash! Participants will dive into the first day by critter catching in the seagrass beds, and performing a squid dissection
Saturday, November 13
Activity: For the Birds, Wild Wings
Description: Participants will spread their wings as they learn about local birds, and create bird feeders from upcycled materials such as milk cartons and cardboard rolls.
Saturday, December 11
Activity: Under the Roots
Description: Learn more about the Deering Estate’s rich history as we visit a Tequesta burial mound, and participate in a mock archeology dig.
Saturday, January 8
Activity: Wild Ride, Through the Years, All Around Deering
Description: Beep beep, time for a tram ride! Participants will get to see everything from the historic houses to the salt marshes, and continue to learn important local history.
Saturday, February 12
Activity: Mangrove Mania, Mud & Microplastics
Description: Participants will aid in cleaning up one of our most important local ecosystems: the mangroves! After the cleanup, they will weigh and categorize the trash they found.
*Old shoes and clothes are highly recommended, as this is a very muddy hike.
Saturday, March 12
Activity: Pipeline Hike
Description: Participants will go on a wet hike through Deering Estate’s pipeline trail. After, participants will learn about local ecosystems and build terrariums.
*Old shoes and clothes are highly recommended, as this is a very wet hike.
Saturday, April 16
Activity: On the Water
Description: Students of age will participate in a basic ‘how to kayak’ class.
Saturday, May 14
Activity: Blown Away
Description: For our final day, participants will go critter catching and learn about hurricane season.
Full Schedule for 2021-2022 Discover Deering can be found by clicking here.
The Deering Estate has moved to Park Link, an online and user-friendly registration & payment system for our programs, classes, and events.
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