The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, local non-profit Environmental Nature Center, invites you to become a part of the Adventure and celebrate the groundbreaking of a new sleep away summer camp called Camp Longleaf. The celebration will take place on Saturday, December 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with the Groundbreaking Ceremony starting at 11:00 a.m.
The day will include food for purchase by Barefoot BBQ, music by the Graytones, hands-on animal encounters, exhibits, camp crafts, guided hikes, raffle prizes and more.
Members get in Free while general admission tickets are $8 for adults and $5 children at the door. Become a member online in advance or that day for special member/VIP benefits including hayride, snacks, festive beverages, and more.
The groundbreaking ceremony will introduce the new project and highlight the nature based summer camp facility that will also be utilized for team building retreats, community programs, and house out of state visitors for other learning opportunities. The campus will include multiple cabins, dining hall, infirmary, canteen, and campfire landing. Camp Longleaf will incorporate hands-on programs similar to what the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center has become known for, but with a fun and new Summer Camp twist!
The E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center hopes you will become a part of Camp Longleaf’s legacy by providing a donation and pledging your support so others can create lasting camp memories. Permanent pavers, benches, cabins, etc… are available for dedication.
The E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center is located at 4956 State Hwy 20 East, Freeport, Florida 32439