Birthday Parties

We are excited to now offer birthday parties year round! Let our trained Recreation staff take the stress of planning your child’s birthday party out of your hands. Each party lasts 2 hours and includes a decorated table, 45-50 minutes of your chosen activity with an instructor, a dedicated party attendant, and a special surprise for the birthday boy or girl. Special additions, such as cake and themed decorations, are available to customize your party.

Party base price is $250 unless noted otherwise. Parties include up to 12 kids, additional kids $15 each.

Choose Your Activity:

Mermaid Academy

Learn to swim like a mermaid with a very special tail. Perform tricks and maneuver through an underwater obstacle course. Have a special mermaid photo shoot and pick a treasure from the treasure chest. Recommended for ages 7+.

Pottery Painting

Join us inside our Turtle’s Nest Art Studio for pottery painting! Choose from a variety of pottery pieces and be creative! You may choose to paint with acrylics and take them with you, or use glaze and have them fired. Fired pottery will be available for pick up within 2 days of the party, or can be shipped for an additional fee.

Canvas Painting

Learn to paint a masterpiece with our artist at Turtles’ Nest Art Studio. We’ll set your painting class in the studio or in the park, and guide each child through an age-appropriate painting of their very own.

Archery Tag

Join the global archery sensation with this exciting game! You’ll learn to shoot a bow and arrow then team up for a game that is a mixture of dodge ball and archery. Recommended for ages 8+.

Reptile Round Up

Do you like all things that slither and crawl? One of our Naturalists will introduce you to turtles, snakes, alligators, or other special guests! Learn about the creatures that call Kiawah home, have your picture taken with them, and maybe get to touch! Additional $75 fee.

Kamp Kiawah

Looking for something for younger kids? Our Kamp Kiawah activities are themed programs full of fun games and age-appropriate crafts. Choose from Pirates, Superheroes, or Ooey Gooey Science. Recommended for ages 5-8.

Camp Xtreme Sports Galore!

Choose this option for XTREME fun! Pick 2 sports from disc lacrosse, soccer, basketball, volleyball, 9 square in the air, disc golf, Live Games, or baseball. Recommended for ages 7+.

Custom Activities…the possibilities are endless!

Paddle boarding, kayaking, archery, yoga, jewelry making, and MORE! Additional fee may be required based on activity.


Themed Party Decorations
(additional $75)
Includes themed napkins, table cloth, an a goody bag for each child.

Birthday Cake or Cupcakes
(additional $75)
Includes 1 half sheet decorated cake or 18 cupcakes and candles.

Extra Time
Additional $50 per half hour of party time, including birthday party attendant.

Deposit of $50 required to book party, 7 day cancellation notice required. Please call the Nature Center at (843) 768-6001 to book party or email

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