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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Plantation Paddle

  • August 1, 2015, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • September 5, 2015, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In plantation times, Lowcountry waterways served as a network of transportation for settlers and slaves. These rivers and creeks played a vital role in the success of rice cultivation. A...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

SpongeBob- Fact or Fiction?!

  • June 6, 2015 - August 22, 2015, 9:30 AM - 10:30 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. Appropriate for ages 5 to 105.

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Hampton Plantation Mansion Tours

  • July 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday, Saturday
  • July 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Monday, Tuesday, Friday
Free with Park Passport !
Daily tour times vary; please click link above for schedule details.Several prominent families of Colonial and Antebellum South Carolina lived at Hampton Plantation, including Rutledges, Horrys and Pinckneys. Today, the...

Host Park: Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

What Will "A-Pier"

  • August 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    Every Week on Saturday
Join us as we sample and look at the inhabitants of Big Bay Creek from our pier. We'll use plankton nets, fish traps, and crab pots to catch the creatures...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Day in the Life of a Sailor

  • July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Every Day
  • July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016, 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

Nature Prints

  • June 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015, 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

Novice Naturalist

  • August 1, 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Bugs! Mammals! Birds! Amphibians! You might be surprised to find out that wildlife is everywhere at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. Places which are set aside to preserve history...

Host Park: Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

Feeding Frenzy

  • January 6, 2015 - December 31, 2015, 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

Atalaya tour

  • March 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Every Week on Saturday
  • March 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Every Week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Free with Park Passport !
Take a fascinating tour of the winter home of Anna and Archer Huntington with a docent from the Friends of Huntington Beach State Park. Along the way, you will discover...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

What's on the Menu?

  • May 1, 2015 - August 31, 2015, 12:00 PM - 12:30 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