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Program Calendar

 

Reservations are required for ALL programs (unless otherwise noted). Please call if you are not able to attend the program to allow those on the waiting list to attend. If you are more than five minutes late to a program you have made a reservation for, your spot will be given to a person on the waiting list.

TO REGISTER, CALL 561-629-8760

Participants/guardians are required to sign a Program Participation Form upon arrival to the program. Program fees are due upon arrival to the program.

Would you like our monthly programs e-mailed to you?
  • Sign up at the nature center.
 

DAILY ANIMAL FEEDINGS

  • Daily when the center is open 3:15pm-3:30pm
    Families / All Ages, FREE (Reservations NOT Required)
    3:15pm is feeding time! Listen to a short talk about a specific animal and then watch while they are fed.

    • Wednesday – Alligator
    • Thursday – Snake
    • Friday – Skunk
    • Saturday - Alligator


JULY

  • FISHING FUN
    Friday, July 25, 10:00 a.m.
    Ages 8 – 15, $10/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    Come fish with us!  Learn the basics for freshwater fishing and practice your new skills. Class includes: fishing pole basics, casting tips, freshwater fish identification, and fish habits.  All fishing supplies are provided.  Please bring sun protection, a water bottle, and wear closed-toed shoes (or water shoes) that can get wet/muddy.



AUGUST

  • MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME
    “OUTDOOR CLASSROOM”
    Friday, August 1, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5, $4/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    The popular Mommy & Me program is BACK! Get ready to explore a different type of classroom setting as your little one learns about nature through active play. This program introduces children to nature through music, stories, and activities specifically designed for toddlers.  Please RSVP as space is limited. Call 561-629-8760.

  • Daggerwing Visits the GLADES RD Library!
    “ALL ABOUT OWLS”
    Tuesday, August 5, 3:00 p.m.
    Enjoy a special program about owls featuring our favorite feathered friend – “Shadow”! Call the Glades Rd Library Branch for pricing, details or to RSVP (561)482-4554.

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GEORGE the SKUNK
    Saturday, August 9, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    All Ages, FREE, No RSVP Required
    Celebrate another great year of our sweet skunk “George” with crafts, animal enrichment and even make a personalized birthday card we will post for her and everyone else to enjoy! A special skunk feeding presentation will take place at 11 am and 1 pm.  Call 561-629-8760 or check out our Facebook page for details.

  • Daggerwing Visits the GLADES RD Library!
    “GATOR CHOMP”
    Tuesday, August 12, 3:00 p.m.
    Enjoy a special program about alligators featuring our resident baby alligator! Call the Glades Rd Library Branch for pricing, details or to RSVP (561)482-4554.

  • MOMMY, MOTHER NATURE and ME
    “SWAMP STOMP”
    Friday, August 15, 10:30 a.m.
    Ages 2-5, $4/child (Reservations Required – Call 561-629-8760)
    The wet season is here and this program will get your little one excited about the creatures that live in the swamp. They will even meet our resident juvenile alligator up close and personal too! This program introduces children to nature through music, stories, and activities specifically designed for toddlers.  Please RSVP as space is limited. Call 561-629-8760.


 

Contact Information

 
Daggerwing Nature Center Logo
Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park
11435 Park Access Road
Boca Raton, FL 33498
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(561) 629-8760
Fax (561) 883-2269


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Staff

 
  • Callie Sharkey
    Manager
  • Sean Mallee
    Naturalist
  • Ashley Taylor
    Assistant Naturalist
 

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