Education Programs

Designed for grades k-12

Tours of educational spaces can be arranged by
contacting our Group Department.

Lunches Available
Tours For reservations & information, please contact:
[email protected] or 407-498-7047

Educational Programs

Field Trips, Scouts & Large Groups!

A‭. ‬Ecology‭:

Explore floodplain‭ & ‬pollution problem solutions‭ ‬Ecological functions of‭ ‬wetlands‭ & ‬their‭ importance

 

B‭. ‬History‭: ‬

Learn Florida Native‭ ‬American history in an authentically‭  ‬replicated village with live‭ ‬demonstrations

 

C‭. ‬Geology‭: ‬

Learn the basics of‭ ‬identifying minerals‭ ‬and fossils

Ecology Program

Ecology Program

Field Trip for

Grades k-12

• Students create, test, and visualize how various factors within the watershed can impact storm water runoff and flooding.

 

• Students explore the value of retention ponds and wetlands in flood management.

 

• Students construct their own levees and witness how stream flow is affected during times of high runoff.

 

Students work as a team to find and test solutions to a variety of floodplain problems.

Gem Mining Station

Gem Mining Station

Geode Splitting

& Gem Mining

• Students will receive an ID card with information on the treasures they discover

 

• Over 30 students at one time can sift in our 70ft mining slough

 

• Search for rare gems such as garnets, topaz, amethyst, emeralds and more

 

• Discover sharks teeth, crinoids, amber, shells and so much more

Airboat<br /> Tours

Airboat
Tours

Ride the Waterways of the Everglades

• Is your group seeking adventure and wanting to see the Central Florida Everglades in a new way? Our airboat tours offer a unique opportunity to see some of the world’s most incredible wildlife in their natural habitat.

 

• Captains are selected for their unrivaled safety skills and ability to encourage visitors to understand and respect the environment.

 

• We are dedicated to educating about Florida’s natural resources through interactive exhibits & live presentations.

Lunch And Pavilions

Lunch And Pavilions

We Have You Covered

When You Are Hungry

• Select from a box lunch, seated or buffet style meal or bring your own.

 

• We custom design an itinerary for every group to the size, age, educational level and budget.

 

• We have many affordable packages and something to suit everyone.

History Program

History Program

Step Back

In Time

• The “Original Tribes of the Southeast” integrates students’ local culture and history with their current classroom curriculum and Sunshine State Standards

 

• True Native American Indians and educational personnel cultivate learning during their interactive presentations

 

• Students will have an opportunity to engage in extensions by creating a project-based product associated with the presentation

Extra Fun Activities

Extra Fun Activities

There Is Plenty Of

Fun Around The Park

• Sport equipment: Volleyballs, tetherballs, sack race bags, horse shoes etc…

 

• Science supplies: Binoculars, compasses, magnifying glasses, microscopes & slides, minnow nets

 

• Bike rentals: off road quad or singles

 

• Friendship circle and fire pit areas

 

• Photo Swamp Shack: making great memories of your experience with your group

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