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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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

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
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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
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Week 10 (August 10-14): http://goo.gl/lR4l5v
Week 11 (August 17-21): http://goo.gl/CDWPQx

 

Registration for Camp Manatee Summer 2015 session starts May 1st. Online registration is available.
For more information, call 305-944-6111 or email archcreek@miamidade.gov.
Flyer PDF: Camp Manatee Summer 2015

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SAVE THE FROGS!
A Guest Lecture on Amphibian Conservation in the 21st Century
Sunday, January 11th

(MIAMI, December 17, 2014) — Miami EcoAdventures will host SAVE THE FROGS! founder Dr. Kerry M. Kriger who will deliver a presentation on “Amphibian Conservation in the 21st Century” on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Camp Greynolds, located at 18601 NE 22nd Ave, North Miami Beach, FL 33160. The event is free and open to the public.

How long do frogs live? How many types of frogs are there? What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? Why are frogs disappearing worldwide and what are can be done to save them? Dr. Kriger answers all these questions and more as he introduces the audience to Amphibian Conservation in the 21st Century. The presentation features many of Dr. Kriger’s photos of amphibians from around the world, and there will be a question and answer session following the presentation.

WHO:              Miami EcoAdventures
WHAT:            Amphibian Conservation in the 21st Century
WHEN:            Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
WHERE:         Camp Greynolds – 18601 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL 33160 – (305) 944-6111

Dr. Kerry M. Kriger is the Founder & Executive Director of SAVE THE FROGS! (www.savethefrogs.com), the world’s leading amphibian conservation organization. He conceived and coordinates Save The Frogs Day, the world’s largest day of amphibian education and conservation action, and has given presentations on amphibian conservation in 11 countries.

Dr. Kriger holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. He is a recognized expert on the amphibian disease chytridiomycosis, a topic on which he has published 15 articles in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. Dr. Kriger’s amphibian conservation efforts have been supported by the National Geographic Society, the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund and various philanthropic organizations throughout the world.

To request material in accessible format, information on access for persons with disabilities, or sign language interpreter services (7 days in advance), call (305) 755-7848.