Programs & Events for Kids





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What's on the Menu?

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
....Not our animals! Join us as we feed the aquarium animals.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Sizing Up Turtles

  • June 7, 2017 - August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the differences among the sea turtles that you can spot from the fishing pier. Using skulls, life-size models, and a silly sea turtle costume, we will discuss the differences...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Surf Seining

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover the life hidden in the waves as we explore the hostile world of the surf zone. Wear something that can get wet as we use seine nets, sieve boxes...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover all sorts of fish, crabs, and other critters as we pull a seine net through the surf zone. Wear clothes that can get wet. Kids 12 and under must...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Animal Sleuths

  • August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Join us as we become detectives for the day and try to identify the many wonderful mammals which inhabit Edisto Beach State Park. Help solve the mystery of unknown animals...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Destination Turtle DNA

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • September 1, 2017 - September 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Do sea turtles lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? See how scientists are tracking turtles to discover their nesting secrets. For ages 8 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Fish Printing

  • August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Make a unique souvenir of your stay at Edisto with this ancient Japanese art form. Bring a clean t-shirt or we will provide paper.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Legends of the Forest

  • June 9, 2017 - August 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Have you heard about our maritime forest and all it holds? Hear its story unfold through forest sounds, a tree-mendous costume, and some live woodland visitors. For ages 5 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Sea Turtles

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Discover the life of the loggerhead sea turtle and why it's our state reptile. This informative audio-visual presentation is designed to make us better stewards of the environment.

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Charles Towne Landing Bird Walk for Beginners

  • August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • November 25, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • December 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Birds abound at Charles Towne Landing! With a mix of habitats, a wide variety of birds can be seen and heard at the park. From tiny marsh sparrows to grand...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site