Myrtle Beach State Park
4401 South Kings HWY | Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 | Phone: 843-238-5325 | mbeachsp@scprt.com

Programs & Events


Summer 2014 Programs
First Saturday Events 2014



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Cast Away!

  • June 18, 2014 - August 27, 2014, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Learn how to throw a cast net on the beach. Nets will not be cast into the water. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Meet on the beach by the...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

From the Forest to the Sea

  • June 4, 2014 - August 27, 2014, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Experience the natural wonders of Myrtle Beach State Park! The maritime forest will be the gateway that leads us into the beauty of the maritime grassland where we will observe...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

The Urban Sea Turtle

  • June 4, 2014 - August 27, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
See how difficult it is for sea turtles to survive. How do they avoid the dangers and stay alive? Due to sand castles, boats and all that light, the journey...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

The Tale of Ranger Abigail

  • June 4, 2014 - August 6, 2014, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
When the state park is in trouble, who can save the day? Ranger Abigail, she will lead the way! Watch an original short film about the daily life of a...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Dazzling Dragonflies

  • June 18, 2014 - August 27, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Spend some quality time with your youngster (ages 4-8) while learning about dragonflies. Watch a dragonfly come to life through the use of a silly costume as we learn about...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

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

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 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 under 12 must be...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

"Leaf" your Mark!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 7, 2014, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Free with Park Passport !
Slam! Bam! Wham! Make lots of sound as we pound our way to a botanical masterpiece on fabric. Kids under 12 require adult supervision/participation!

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Jumping Jellyfish!

  • June 5, 2014 - August 21, 2014, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Do all jellyfish sting and hurt people? Does a dead jellyfish still sting? Learn jellyfish ID, their natural history and their importance in the ocean food chain. Appropriate for ages...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Gator Gossip

  • June 19, 2014 - August 28, 2014, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover the world of alligators through a gatoriffic costume, sounds, and an original story. Appropriate for ages 4 to 8.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park
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