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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.

Archaeology Adventure

Bring the family to explore the fascinating past of Arch Creek Park on this child-friendly adventure! Our naturalist guides will take you on a hike through the tropical hardwood hammock where you will learn about the Tequesta tribe. After the hike, take a hands-on approach to discovery with a demonstration at a mock excavation site and learn the true value of historical and archaeological sites.


Camp Black Bear: Winter Nature Camp

Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff's supervision. Fieldtrip fees are additional. Meets at A.D Barnes Nature Center.


Camp Manatee: Winter Nature Camp

Let your child explore the wild side of the parks in this nature-based camp packed with fun and educational programming. Campers will perform scientific experiments, go on environmental fieldtrips, and engage in athletic activities in the great outdoors while under the safety of our staff's supervision. Fieldtrip fees are additional. Meets at Greynolds Park Boathouse.


Campfire & Night Walk at A.D. Barnes Park

Take a night-time stroll into some of the various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and many more nocturnal natives. This program meets at the park's Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk.


Campfire & Night Walk at Arch Creek Park

Take a night-time stroll into some of the various natural ecosystems of South Florida alongside a naturalist guide to discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and many more nocturnal natives. This program meets at the park EcoCenter; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk.


Campfire & Owl Walk at Bill Sadowski Park

Enjoy an evening of discovery in the world of owls! Start the night with a presentation all about these nocturnal birds before entering the nature trails to search for them with a guide. See the difference of the park after dark and encounter other nocturnal natives such as raccoons and night spiders. This program meets at the park Nature Center; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight. Feel free to bring your own marshmallows to roast on our campfire following the walk


Creatures of the Night at Greynolds Park

Come learn about the mysteries of the night and see what lurks around our park when the lights go out! Our naturalists will guide you through the park’s nature trails in search of its nocturnal residents including eastern screech owls, raccoons, night spiders, and more. This program meets at the Greynolds Park at 22nd Ave & Miami Gardens Drive Entrance; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellant, and a flashlight.


Ghost Tour

Explore the dark woods of haunted and historical Arch Creek Park and hear the grisly and chilling tales of the past that's still present. Learn about the darker side of your local park from Professional Storyteller Melinda Munger on a guided night hike through out trails. This program meets at the park Nature Center and is not recommended for children under 9; please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes, insect repellent, a flashlight, and tools to capture paranormal evidence.


Introduction to Archery at Arch Creek Park

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. This program meets at the park's Nature Center; please bring comfortable shoes and protection from the sun.


Jon Boat Safety & Fishing Trip - Free Program

Fish from a 12 foot aluminum Jon boat along the C-100 canal system that runs along the park where the targeted species are peacock bass, largemouth bass, bluegill, etc. Your guide will instruct on how to properly setup and use a trolling motor with a Jon boat and how to row a Jon boat with oars. The guide will also assist in fishing techniques, lure selection, knot tying and other professional advice. This program meets at the nature center and is a catch and release trip.


Sunset Kayak Adventure

Enjoy the sea birds soaring overhead as you paddle your way around Pelican Island and into the mangrove forest while the sun slowly sets. Then paddle back through the marina for a picturesque view: a horizon that blends the skyline and clouds, dotted with the silhouettes of boats. This trip meets at the Crandon Park Marina; please bring plenty of drinking water (at least one quart), closed-toe shoes, and protection from the sun.


Vamos a Pescar™ Fishing Workshop - Free Program

Come join a guide in our fishing workshop which covers all the basic you'll need to know about freshwater fishing. In the presentation portion of the workshop, you will learn everything from knot tying to the different types of freshwater fish. Afterwards, there will be hands-on activities for knot tying and casting, followed up by fishing in the C-100 canal that passes along the park. This program meets at the nature center and participants are allowed to bring their own rods and tackle.


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