Programs & Events for Kids





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Pier Fishing

  • June 19, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    Every Week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Learn the basics of saltwater pier fishing such as proper bait and tackle. Bring your own fishing gear or rent some from the fishing pier. Nature Center rental poles are...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Alligators of the Lowcountry

  • August 9, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport Plus Join park staff or volunteers for a cool and relaxing slideshow about the alligators of South Carolina's Lowcountry. This amazing, docile looking predator has skills and abilities that have...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

What's on the Menu?

  • June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • September 1, 2014 - November 26, 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:20 AM
    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

Fish Printing

  • August 2, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Thursday, Saturday
Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir of your visit to Hunting Island State Park as you carry on the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku, or fish printing. Nature has given many fish...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Feeding Time

  • June 7, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • September 6, 2014 - September 27, 2014, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Watch a snake eat a mouse and see what other hungry animals lurk in our house!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Crabbing

  • June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday, Friday
  • June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • September 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Go one on one with the blue crab, voracious salt marsh predator and seafood delicacy! We will use hand lines, chicken necks and dip nets to pursue these “beautiful swimmers”...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Snakes and Reptiles

  • March 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Learn about snakes and their cold-blooded kin in this audio-visual presentation, then get a chance to touch some! Tickets must be purchased in advance at the park store.

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

State Park Secrets

  • June 21, 2014 - August 30, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
Our rangers tell all in this original video. Whether this is your first time at Myrtle Beach State Park or have been visiting for years, we guarantee you will discover...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Reptiles of the Lowcountry

  • August 17, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Free with Park Passport Plus Reds, greens, yellows, oranges...these are just some of the colors that you will find on our native reptiles. These secretive animals are sometimes less than appreciated, but reptiles often...

Host Park: Hunting Island State Park

Monarch Magic

  • June 22, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Every Week on Sunday
Do you know the difference between a moth and butterfly? Soar through the life cycle of a butterfly, tag a model monarch, and see where they travel and stop by....

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park