Okeeheelee Nature Center To Host Marine Science Camp

The Okeeheelee Nature Center will offer a one-week Marine Science Camp June 16-20 for young nature enthusiasts ages 9 to12.

Activities will include field trips, animal encounters, crafts and games based on the coastal ecosystem in Florida. Field trips will include the Florida Oceanographic Society, the River Center and MacArthur Beach State Park.

The camp operates from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and costs $150. Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis and is open until filled. Payment and birth certificate are required at the time of registration.

For registration info., call (561) 233-1400, ext. 2 or visit www.pbcgov.com/parks/summercamps/naturecamp/okeeheelee.htm.

The Okeeheelee Nature Center is operated by the Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department and is located in Okeeheelee Park at 7715 Forest Hill Blvd.