Camp Manatee will be hosting one-day teacher planning day camps on Tuesday, February 16th and April 8th, as well as Spring Camp on March 21st – March 25th. Space is limited and online registration is available. We are now requiring registration no later than a week before the camp either online or by phone for all one day, winter and spring camps. Online registration links are below for your convenience.

If you experience any difficulty registering for the camps, please call or email Aimee.

Camp Session Date of Camp Must Register by Link
One Day Camp – Love Birds February 16th, 2016 February 9th, 2016 https://goo.gl/fkdSl6
Spring Camp March 21st – 25th, 2016 March 14th, 2016 https://goo.gl/ev0VGf
One Day Camp – Spring Flowers April 8th, 2016 April 1st, 2016 https://goo.gl/tKq571

Spring Camp Flyer 2016

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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.

Camp Manatee One-Day Camp 2015-2016

One Day camp schedule 2015-2016

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.

Messengers

Investigative Ghost Tour

Explore into the dark woods of haunted and historical Arch Creek Park and hear stories of paranormal experiences, while discovering the evidence captured by seasoned investigators. Park Rangers team up with Messengers Paranormal to guide you through the gripping history of the park and ghost stories around the campfire. Experience the chilling sounds of the spirits and see for yourself a haunt like no other!

This is a walking tour into the woods, so be sure to dress comfortably and wear closed-toe shoes. It is not recommended for small children, (suitable for ages 8 and over), as there may be mature subject matter. We recommend bringing insect repellent and any tools you wish to use in the capturing of your own paranormal evidence, (i.e.; digital cameras, voice recorders, video cameras, dowsing rods, EMF detectors, etc..) Campfire snacks and water are provided by volunteers of the Messengers Paranormal team.

Fee: $15/ Person

Dates: October 24, October 28, November 7

Time: 8pm-10pm

Ages: 8 and up

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Sea Turtle Awareness – Haulover Beach Park

Description
Journey into the world of sea turtles as you participate in an informative presentation, followed by our summer release program.  Learn about different sea turtle species and their life cycle, as well as some of the dangers they face throughout their lives.  Come face to face with hatchlings and join them as they embark on their exciting journey into the depths of the ocean.

The Sea Turtle Awareness program consists of a 45 min. PowerPoint presentation that explains the different Sea Turtle species and their life cycle. As well as some of the dangers they face throughout their life time. Following the presentation we lead the group out to the beach where we will release Loggerhead hatchlings. The group will be able to watch the hatchlings start their journey out to sea. Due to all sea turtles being protected by the Endangered Species Act no one besides the permitted staff are allowed to handle the hatchlings.

Reservations are required; You can make your reservations starting July 1st. Space is limited. Online Registration Information below.
We are offering the program multiple times a week at Haulover Beach Park. Most of the dates fall on the weekend (Friday & Saturday).
The program cost is $10 per person.
Program is not recommended for children younger than school-age.

Address: 10800 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL 33154
Program meets in the Multipurpose room at the Bill Bird Marina (light blue building).

Dates:
Thursday, August 27
Friday, August 28
Saturday, August 29
Thursday, September 3
Friday, September 4
Saturday, September 5
Thursday, September 10
Friday, September 11
Saturday, September 12

Online Registration – Activity Sign-up: https://rms.miamidade.gov/RMS7/Activities/Search.aspx
Select “Arch Creek Park” from the Place drop-down menu.

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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