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.

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

 

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.

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Sea Turtle Awareness – Haulover Beach Park

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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:
Wednesday, August 20
Friday, August 22
Saturday, August 23
Wednesday, August 27
Friday, August 29
Saturday, August 30
Friday, September 5
Saturday, September 6
Friday, September 12
Saturday, September 13

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

Camp Manatee will be hosting Spring Camp from Monday, March 24th to Friday, March 28th at the Greynolds Park – Boathouse.

Registration starts Saturday, March 1st. You can register your camper either in person at Arch Creek Park (by appointment) or online at http://goo.gl/gGI1ya. Space is limited.

Call (305-944-6111) or email (archcreek@miamidade.gov) the park naturalist if you would like more information or to set up an appointment to register.

The schedule for the week is in the process of being finalized and will be available by March 1st.

We are looking forward to see you all for spring camp!

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Hello Everyone,

This is just a reminder that registration officially starts today. You can register your camper online or in person. To register in person, please call or email the park naturalists to schedule an appointment on the weekends (Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays) until the start of camp. Appointments are available starting Friday, May 10th. To register online, click on the following link https://rms.miamidade.gov/RMS7/Activities/Search.aspx, in the “Search Text” type “Camp Manatee” or in “Place” select “Arch Creek Park.” Once register online you will still need to come in to fill out the paper registration form which acts as your emergency contact sheet. There are a few glitches but they should be straightened out by the end of the day. If you are having difficulty with the online registration system, give us a call or email so we can assist you.

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