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Enjoy fun fully-supervised programming with activities focused on fitness, nutrition, and wellness, and developing an appreciation for nature, science, and the cultural arts.

Campfire & Owl Walk at Castellow Hammock Park

Venture into our beautiful Tropical Hardwood Hammock with a naturalist guide and discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night time spiders and much more. Following the night hike, join our naturalists around the campfire for marshmallow roasting and storytelling. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight.


Hattie Bauer Preserve Hike

Once the site of a theme park called Orchid Jungle, the Hattie Bauer Preserve is home to rare plant life and historic structures. Participants will be guided through an extensive, forested trail system and learn about Orchid Jungle in its heyday, what caused its downfall, and the efforts the parks department is making to restore it. This program meets at the Hattie Bauer Preserve front gates; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, sun coverage, and plenty of drinking water.


Introduction to Archery at Castellow Hammock

Learn about the origins and history of archery as both a sport and tool for survival in this educational and hands-on seminar before being instructed on proper technique. After the lesson, take some practice shots at a target to test your new skills.