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All programs (unless otherwise noted) are by reservation only.
Call or visit the Nature Center to make reservations. For every program or tour, all participants are required to sign a "Program Participation Form."

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APRIL

  • TAI CHI
    April 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2:00 p.m.
    $40/all four sessions, $30/Friends of Green Cay members, $15/one session (Reservations Required)
    Experience the benefits of this ancient Chinese system of exercise and meditation. Improve your flexibility, balance, muscle tone, energy and mental well being.

  • SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: FLORIDA'S NATURAL AREAS
    Wednesday, April 15, 1:00 p.m.
    Ages 50+, $5/person (Reservations Required)
    Join a representative from the Florida Trail Association for a talk about not only all of the places the Florida Trail can take you to, but all of the natural areas throughout Florida that you can discover and explore.

  • BIRDS & BREAKFAST
    Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m.
    Ages 9+, $3/person
    (Reservations Required, limit 10)
    Come start your day with us and enjoy coffee and refreshments before embarking on a one hour birding tour with one of our naturalists.

  • A CELEBRATION OF FLORIDA WILDLIFE AND NATURE
    Sunday, April 19, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
    All ages, FREE (Reservations NOT Required)
    Hosted by: Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st Street, Delray Beach
    This is a photography exhibit located at Arts Garage organized by the local nature photography community to showcase Florida wildlife and landscapes. The goal is to raise awareness for wildlife and the environment, and to make sure future generations are able to enjoy and appreciate what we have today. The event features photography from over 25 photographers and will be available for sale. Proceeds will be donated to Friends of Green Cay Nature Center in Boynton Beach. Everyone is invited and refreshments will be served.

  • STORY & CRAFT TIME
    Saturday, April 25, 10:00 a.m.
    Suggested Ages: 4 to 10 yrs - $2/child
    (Reservations Required, limit 10)
    Kids will discover nature through crafts and stories about animals and other nature-related themes.

  • WORLD TAI CHI DAY
    Saturday, April 25, 12:30 p.m.
    All ages, FREE
    (Reservations Required)
    Hosted by the Friends of Green Cay Nature Center, Inc.
    Free event for the public to observe and participate in Tai Chi & Chi Kung movements. It is done all over the world on the same day and around the same time. The demonstration and lecture will be presented by Sifu Andrew Chung and Sifu Kenneth Marx.

  • SCIENCE FOR SENIORS: NATURE'S MISFITS
    Wednesday, April 29, 1:00 p.m.
    Ages 50+, $5/person (Reservations Required)

    There are many pictures and stories out there of nature creating impossible to believe creatures, but ever since the popularity of photo editing took off it’s hard to tell which ones are real, if any of them! A venomous mammal with a beak that lays eggs has to be made up, right? (Nope! That’s a platypus!) Join us for a presentation on animals that look too “invented” to exist, and quiz yourself on which ones are real or not!

  • NIGHT STALKERS
    Thursday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.
    All ages, $5/person (Reservations Required, limit 20)

    Join a naturalist on a night-time boardwalk tour looking at nature from the point of view of its nocturnal residents.

  • JUNIOR NATURALIST SERIES
    June 16, 17, and 18, 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
    Ages 8-14,
    $10/class or $50/all six classes (Reservations Required)
    The Junior Naturalist Series is designed for youth 8-14 years old who are interested in nature and outdoor activities. The goal of the program is to actively put youth in touch with nature and teach them about Green Cay Wetlands and South Florida wildlife. This is a great way to learn about nature and have some fun! The topics include Jr. Survivalist, Jr. Ecologist, Jr. Entomologist, Jr. Botanist, Jr. Ornithologist, and Jr. Herpetologist. You can attend all 6 sessions, or just one. Receive a certificate for each session attended, attend four sessions and receive a Green Cay Junior Naturalist Certificate, or attend all six sessions and receive a Junior Naturalist patch! Please call 561-966-7003 for detailed information about dates and registration.


Additional Information:

FREE guided 1/2 mile boardwalk tours

Every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. and every Wednesday at 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

No reservations required, sign in at the front desk.
 

Contact Information

 

Green Cay Nature Center Logo
12800 Hagen Ranch Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
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(561) 966-7000
Fax (561) 496-4369
Greencay@pbcgov.org
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Staff

 
  • Rebecca Weeks
    Manager
  • Carlos Padilla
    Maintenance Worker
    II
  • David Anderson
    Assistant Naturalist
 

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