Campfire & Night Hike

CAMPFIRE & NIGHT HIKE
Dates: October 16, November 20
Time: 7:30-9:00pm

Venture into the beautiful Tropical Hardwood Hammock with a naturalist guide and discover the marvelous nocturnal life of the park at dusk. Experience the sights and sounds of eastern screech owls, raccoons, night time spiders and much more. Following the night hike, join our naturalists around the campfire for marshmallow roasting. Only offered October through May). Meet at the Arch Creek Museum & Nature Center, 1855 NE 135 Street, North Miami, Fl. 33181. This program is offered the 3rd Friday of every month (October through May).

We will be partnering with the South Florida Wildlife Center during our Campfire programs. When available they will be releasing rehabilitated animals. We are very excited that we be releasing a rehabilitated adult Eastern Screech Owl during our October 16th program.

Fee: $6.00/participant.
Reservations are required. Call (305) 944-6111 for more information.

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Camp Manatee One-Day Camp 2015-2016

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Bullseye!

BULLSEYE! ARCHERY SKILLS COURSE
Dates: Wednesdays, Oct 14, 21, 28 & November 4, 11, 18
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Get an in-depth archery experience during this 6 session program. Over the course of the program you will learn different archery styles, shoot at different types of targets, and participate in challenges with increasing difficulty to truly hone your skills as an archer. Please bring comfortable closed-toe shoes and protection from the sun. Sign up for all 6 weeks via telephone and receive one session free! Meet at the Arch Creek Museum & Nature Center, 1855 NE 135 Street, North Miami, Fl. 33181.
Fee: $8.00/participant.
Ages: 9 and up.
Reservations are required. Call (305) 944-6111 for more information.

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Each year, we ask Americans to set aside one day – the last Saturday in September – to “lend a hand to the lands” that we use to hike, bike, climb, swim, explore, picnic or simply relax. One third of America’s land is in public hands, and it’s our duty to steward and preserve it.

National Public Lands Day is a celebration of the work, play and learning that takes place on public lands every day. National Public Lands Day will be on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.

Volunteers will be performing service projects such as trail maintenance, invasive exotic removal and trash removal at Arch Creek Park. Every year, we receive increased participation and invaluable improvements to the lands by committed volunteers. For a continuously growing list of current events visit publiclandsday.org.

We are encouraging volunteers and visitors to remember that public lands offer a great option for getting active outside. Research shows that one step to preventing childhood obesity, diabetes and depression is getting kids and families to spend more time outside.

An estimated 175,000 volunteers will grab shovels and gloves to improve more than 2,100 sites across the country as part of National Public Lands Day.

Last year, NPLD volunteers:

  • Collected an estimated 23,000 pounds of invasive plants
  • Built and maintained an estimated 1,500 miles of trails
  • Planted an estimated 100,000 trees, shrubs and other native plants
  • Removed an estimated 500 tons of trash from trails and other places
  • Saved taxpayers an estimated $18 million through volunteer services to improve public lands across the country

If you are interested in participating for National Public Lands Day, please contact the park naturalist staff by email archcreek@miamidade.gov or phone 305-944-6111.

Check in starts at 9:00am
Work day starts at 9:30am to 12:30pm.

There will also be roaming performances by Fantasy Theatre Factory’s Famous Trash Monster. Funding provided by Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resource Management (DERM).

We are excited to see the Atala butterflies are back at the park in large numbers. The coontie plants are covered in caterpillars.

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Registration is now available online for all 11 weeks. First come, first serve. Space is limited.
Summer Flyer: Camp Manatee Summer 2015

Direct links to registration:
Summer 2015 – June 8 – August 21 – 11 Weeks

Fiddler Crabs – 6-9yr olds (max 36 campers)
Week 1(June 8-12): http://goo.gl/QudhRC
Week 2 (June15-19): http://goo.gl/PnbFN0
Week 3 (June 22-23): http://goo.gl/OS5cO2
Week 4 (June 29-July 3): http://goo.gl/GmDNRT
Week 5 (July 6-10): http://goo.gl/FXX6iv
Week 6 (July 13-17): http://goo.gl/CyaQS6
Week 7 (July 20-24): http://goo.gl/ab6ltM
Week 8 (July 27-31): http://goo.gl/Rh6Zek
Week 9 (August 3-7): http://goo.gl/jbsx8h
Week 10 (August 10-14): http://goo.gl/db69qT
Week 11 (August 17-21): http://goo.gl/jACaVk

Gray Fox – 10-14yr olds (max 24 campers)
Week 1(June 8-12): http://goo.gl/Lxw0SH
Week 2(June15-19): http://goo.gl/bhWVWY
Week 3 (June 22-23): http://goo.gl/3guht6
Week 4 (June 29-July 3): http://goo.gl/okDLCH
Week 5 (July 6-10): http://goo.gl/rOzAKM
Week 6 (July 13-17): http://goo.gl/Me2pYk
Week 7 (July 20-24): http://goo.gl/4w1Y2d
Week 8 (July 27-31): http://goo.gl/eDd35X
Week 9 (August 3-7):http://goo.gl/GSCQKc
Week 10 (August 10-14): http://goo.gl/lR4l5v
Week 11 (August 17-21): http://goo.gl/CDWPQx

 

Camp Manatee Spring Camp will be held at the Greynolds Park Boathouse from March 23rd through March 27th. Registration can be done online at http://goo.gl/nccfX1. If you have any questions or need help registering, please call 305-944-6111 or email archcreek@miamidade.gov. Spring Camp 2015

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