Programs

With State Parks ranging from natural wilderness areas to historic homes, our parks feature entertaining programs for all interests and ages. Whether you enjoy outdoor adventure, wildlife and nature, arts and crafts or history, the interactive exhibits and guided programs at SC State Parks bring it all to life and the fascinating world of nature up close and personal.

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Annual Big Daddy Fishing Event

  • August 2, 2014, 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
It's time for The Big Daddy Fishing Tournament! Come and take part in our Annual Big Daddy Fishing Event on August 2, 2014. The event is open to children 12...

Host Park: Santee 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

Picking Up The Past

  • August 2, 2014, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • August 6, 2014, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • August 16, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • August 20, 2014, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Mammoths - Giant Ground Sloths - Bison - Oh my! Did these animals really once roam on Edisto Beach? Join us for an adventure along the beach as we discover...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours

  • July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday, Saturday
  • July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Free with Park Passport !
Several prominent families of Colonial and Antebellum South Carolina lived at Hampton Plantation, including Rutledges, Horrys and Pinckneys. Today, the mansion stands as a testament to the wealth and power...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

Frontier Encampment

  • August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Travel back in time to the years immediately following the American Revolution when Oconee Station was a frontier outpost. Learn what life was like for the frontiersmen of this bygone...

Host Park: Oconee Station State Historic Site

SpongeBob- Fact or Fiction?!

  • June 7, 2014 - August 23, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Have fun comparing some of the marine animals depicted in SpongeBob to our local sea critters! Some live animals will be on hand.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Day in the Life of a Sailor

  • July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Every Day
Maritime trade and travel were vital to the success of the young Carolina colony. Board Charleston's only reproduction 17th century sailing ketch, Adventure, docked in Old Towne Creek. Discover some...

Host Park: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Summer Recreation Programs

  • August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • August 3, 2014, 2:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • August 8, 2014, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • August 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • August 10, 2014, 2:00 AM - 4:00 AM
  • August 15, 2014, 3:00 AM - 6:00 AM
  • August 16, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • August 17, 2014, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Daily programs will be offered Wednesday-Sunday at various times between 9am-6pm. Daily program options vary, but will include activities such as ranger-led walks, card and board games, canoeing, fishing, sports,...

Host Park: Kings Mountain State Park

Nature Prints

  • June 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
2 prints for the price of 1! First, learn how to make a plaster cast of one of our local mammals' foot prints. While we wait for the plaster to...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Feeding Frenzy

  • January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Every Week on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Free with Park Passport !
Get up close and personal with the animals at the Education Center! Take part in feeding a sting ray and other sea creatures. Feedings take place Tuesday through Sunday at...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park