Published On: Tue, Jul 24th, 2018

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

July 28-August 10

www.gumbolimbo.org

Intracoastal Adventures – Kayaking

Beautiful scenery, fresh air, and exercise! Join us for a kayak tour as we learn about the fascinating wildlife that calls the intracoastal home.  Must have kayaking experience and be able to get in and out of a kayak without assistance.  1-2 people per double kayak. Reservations required online at gumbolimbo.org or (561) 544-8615.  May be cancelled due to rainy and/or windy conditions.

Ages: Ages 6-adult; children under 18 must sign-up and participate with an adult.

Date and Time: Sunday, July 29, 9:00-11:00 am

Cost per person: Member $20, Non-member $30

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

 

Little Wonders

Join us for stories, laughter, and fun, as we learn about everything under the sun!  Gumbo Limbo, a great place to explore; aquariums, trails, gardens, and so much more!  Make a craft, meet an animal, take in the scene; come back every month for a brand-new theme!

Ages 3-4 with an adult (no charge for adult). Reservations recommended online at gumbolimbo.org or (561) 544-8615; walk-ins welcome based on availability.

Date and Time: Saturday, August 4, 10:00-11:00 am

Cost per child: Member $5, Non-member $8

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

Nature Detectives

“Why’s the sky blue?  Why are plants green?  What’s inside an egg?  What does it all mean?”  There is no end to a child’s questions!  Become a nature detective with your novice naturalist as we investigate the mysteries of the world around us. Reservations recommended online at gumbolimbo.org or (561) 544-8615; walk-ins welcome based on availability.

Ages 5-7 with an adult (no charge for adult).

Date and Time: Saturday, August 4, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Cost per child: Member $5, Non-member $8

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

Regular Reoccurring Programs (no changes)

Guided Nature Walk

Join us for a FREE guided walk along the Ashley Trail, a quarter-mile natural trail that winds through the butterfly garden, coastal hammock, and mangroves, to a sandy beach by the Intracoastal.  Observe local flora and fauna as your naturalist guides you on this island exploration.  Meet on the front porch of the Nature Center. Reservations not required.

Ages: All ages; children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Days and Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feeding

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities?  How do fish use these habitats?  Learn about the fascinating behaviors of native fish, stingrays, and other marine life during these free daily presentations.  Meet at the outdoor marine aquariums.

Ages: All ages; children under 18 must participate with an adult. Reservations not required.

Days and Time: Daily at 12:30 pm

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

Sea Turtle Talk

Get the inside scoop on our Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility.  Last year, over 100 sea turtle patients were treated at Gumbo Limbo.  Meet some of our current patients and hear their stories.  Why are they here? What can you do to help?  Meet in the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility for this FREE daily program. Reservations not required.

Ages: All ages; children under 18 must participate with an adult.

Days and Time: Daily at 2:00 pm

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 1801 N Ocean Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432. (561) 544-8605.

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