Camps Programs At Okeeheelee Nature Center

The Okeeheelee Nature Center is offering two one-week summer camp programs for young nature enthusiasts ages 9 to 12. Activities will include field trips, animal encounters, crafts and games.

Marine Science Camp, June 16-20 — This week will focus on the coastal ecosystem in Florida. Field trips include: the Florida Oceanographic Society, the River Center and MacArthur Beach State Park.

Fabulous Florida Camp, Aug. 4-8 — This week will focus on taking action to help keep Florida fabulous. Field trips include McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, Resource Depot and Hobe Sound Nature Center.

Camps operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and cost $150 per week. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis and is open until filled. Register at the nature center in Okeeheelee Park at 7715 Forest Hill Blvd., Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Payment and birth certificate are required at the time of registration. For more info, call (561) 233-1400, ext. 2.

The Okeeheelee Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department. Visit for more info.