Combine science, arts and culture and feel more connected to your natural environment! These hour-and-a-half long workshops will explore the trails, waterways and facilities of the ELC to give children ages 7 to 12 hands-on opportunities to interact with their local ecosystems, resulting in a project children can take home. $10 per workshop.
Favorite Fruit Ice Cream
Sunday, August 31 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what your favorite fruit would taste like as ice cream? Join us as we find out by making your own!
Climbing Mangrove Tree Crab
Saturday, September 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
This design challenge will have us exploring the mangrove ecosystem and the crazy creatures that inhabit its tangled root systems.
Splish, Splash Lagoon Bash!
Saturday, September 14
A full day of fun. Free admission!
Celebrate National Estuary Day, the Indian River Lagoon, and the Environmental Learning Center’s
Children’s Book Reading & Signing with Leslie Maloney, “Mermaid Meg and the Magic Lagoon” – 10am – 11am
Touch Tank – 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm
Mangrove Tree Crab Activity – 12pm – 2pm
Outdoor Water Activities – 11am – 1pm
EcoTalks Speaker Series – 1pm – 3pm
Walking Tree Brewery Beer Tastings & Mangrove Walk (additional charges apply) – 3pm – 5pm
Walking Shorebird Puppets
Saturday, September 21 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Shorebird physical adaptations and movements are essential to catching their next meal. In this puppet workshop, we will work to recreate their hunting style.
Saturday, September 28 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Through the assembly of bird-wing gliders, Earth Enthusiasts will explore the difference in wing types and how that helps birds soar, glide and steer.