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Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park July 11

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, July 11 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park June 27

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, June 27 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park June 13

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, June 13 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kids to Parks Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 18

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Kids to Parks Day for a Kid Safety Expo and a “Cache In, Trash Out” Adventure on Saturday May 18 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Participants will be exploring the park by foot while looking for thirteen geocache locations. At each location visited, event participants will learn more about the area of the park they are in and help maintain it by picking up trash as they go. The Kids Safety Expo...

Spend a week in nature this June at Camp Longleaf in Freeport

What better way to spend summer camp than exploring the outdoors and nature? The wonderful educators at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center are now offering a weeklong summer overnight camp in Freeport named Camp Longleaf. The camp is designed for children ages 9-14, and is currently enrolling for its three introductory sessions: June 9-14, June 16-21, June 23-28, 2019. Camp Longleaf will incorporate the Biophilia Center’s passion for nature with traditional camp fun and games. “I want to tell our...

4-H Marine camps at Camp Timpoochee offered in June and July

Are you interested in learning about marine life, going fishing, or exploring the underwater world with a mask and snorkel? If so, a summer camp awaits the young explorer. Registration is now open for the 4-H Marine camps in June and July. Separated from the Destin beaches by the Choctawhatchee Bay, Camp Timpoochee 4-H Center, (located in Niceville, Florida) allows campers first-hand experience with Florida’s marine environment from above and below the waterline. Timpoochee’s marine lab is equipped with large...

Earth Day walk at Camp Helen State Park April 13

Join a naturalists’ walk about with eminent botanist and ecologist, Dr. John Tobe. Enjoy a relaxing natural history walk through a variety of fascinating coastal ecosystems. Explore and observe the unique native flora and fauna of maritime hammocks, coastal flatwoods, dune lake, salt marshes and coastal dunes. Learn the identity and importance of scores of amazing plants and animals. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. The walk will stay on established trails and boardwalks, some...

Guided moonlight paddle at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 20

Come experience Campbell Lake, a rare coastal dune lake by the light of the setting sun and the rising moon on the Spring Equinox. Afterwards enjoy a warm campfire, s’mores and hot chocolate. The paddle will be held at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Wed., March 20, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park who use all funds received during this event to help them further...