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Upcoming Programs

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION:
· Programs are by reservation only unless otherwise noted. Call 561-233-1400 or visit the center to make a reservation.
· Many programs require minimum registration in order to run the program. Please register at least 2 days in advance.
· Please call if you cannot keep your reservation, which will allow someone on the waiting list to take your spot.
· If you are more than 5 minutes late to a program you have a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the wait list.
· Fees are due upon arrival to program (cash or check preferred).
· For every program, participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form.

 

Upcoming Programs


EVERY SATURDAY!
Families & All Ages, FREE (No Reservations Needed)
1:00pm Reptile Feedings
3:00pm Fish Feeding Frenzy
Alligator

 

JULY

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, July 25, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/All ages, FREE (No Reservations Needed)
    Join us for a FREE guided nature walk through the Pine Flatwoods forest and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in your community.

     

AUGUST

  • ARCHERY for BEGINNERS- FULL
    Saturday, August 1, 9:30 a.m.

    Ages 8-15, $10/youth (Reservations Required)
    Take part in a special NEW program!  Learn the basics of archery from safety to shooting and develop a great new skill during this 2-hour program designed specifically for ages 8-15. Equipment is provided, and space is limited.  Please wear close-toed shoes, and bring water and sun protection.

  • STORY TIME
    Thursday, August 6, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 2-5, $2/child (Reservations Required)
    Introduce your little ones to Mother Nature through stories!  Class activities may include live animals, games, nature walks and/or crafts specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Class is approximately one half hour long and the topic varies for each class.

  • STORY TIME
    Thursday, August 20, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 2-5, $2/child (Reservations Required)
    Introduce your little ones to Mother Nature through stories!  Class activities may include live animals, games, nature walks and/or crafts specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers! Class is approximately one half hour long and the topic varies for each class.

  • OKEEHEELEE AFTER HOURS PRESENTS: OWL PROWL
    Friday, August 21, 7:00 p.m.
    Ages 6+, $5/participant (Reservations Required)
    Join us for our new evening series “Okeeheelee After Hours.” We will have a new and exciting program each month.  During this Owl Prowl program, come meet and learn about our live educational owls: a Great Horned Owl, Barred Owl and Eastern Screech Owl. Then, take a short walk and see if we can find or hear any owls in our Pine Flatwoods forest. Please wear close-toed shoes, and bring a flashlight and bug spray.   

  • NATURE WALK
    Saturday, August 22, 10:30 a.m.
    Families/All ages, FREE (No Reservations Needed)
    Join us for a FREE guided nature walk through the Pine Flatwoods forest and learn about the plants and animals that live right here in your community.

 

Contact Information

 

Okeeheelee Nature Center Logo
Okeeheelee Nature Center
Okeeheelee Park
7715 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33413
(one mile west of Jog Road)
Google Maps
(561) 233-1400
Fax (561) 233-1406
E-mail: onc@pbcgov.org

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Staff

 
  • Callie Sharkey
    Manager
  • Kelli Dorschel
    Naturalist
  • Pirjo Campitelli
    Assistant Naturalist
  • Pam Veenstra
    Assistant Naturalist
 

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