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Night Heron Park

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4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
8437686001

July 2018

Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

July 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Reptile Round-Up (Summer)

July 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 2:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$7

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these creatures with a hands-on experience. This program is perfect for those older reptile enthusiasts.  Ages 7 & older. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. $7/person. 843.768.6001 for reservations. 

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Youth: 3v3 Basketball Tournament

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mondays at 7PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join us at the Night Heron Basketball Courts for a 3v3 Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the Island's best basketball. Referees will call the games and run the tournament. Prizes awarded to the winning teams in each category. $2/player, registration begins 15 minutes before game time. 

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3v3 Basketball Tournament: Teen and Adult

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Monday at 8pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$2

Join us at the Basketball Courts for a 3v3 Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the Island's best basketball. Referees will call the games and run the tournament. Prizes awarded to the winning teams in each category. $2/player, registration begins 15 minutes before game time.

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Back Island Birding

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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From tiny hummingbirds and vibrant warblers to majestic birds of prey, the lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its diversity of birds during all seasons. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our avian wildlife. If you are new to birding join us on a Birding for Beginners walking tour. Ages 14+. $35/person. Our van tours are a…

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

July 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Kiawah Creatures

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

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Wildlife in the Wetlands (Summer)

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

A naturalist favorite: this tour will take you on a leisurely bike ride to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. You'll gain a better understanding of the beaches, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marshes that stretch across the island, while learning each ecosystem's unique characteristics. Children must be 10 years or older, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Carts, training wheels, and tag-alongs are not permiteed. $20/person. Bikes may be reserved, however…

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Teen SUP in the Marsh

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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SUP!? Take the plunge and become a part of the fastest growing water sport on the East Coast. Hand stands, balancing tricks and team paddling are just a few of the fun activities to do on paddleboards while enjoying the view of the salt marsh. $45/teen, $40/KIGR guests and KICA members. Ages 13-17. 

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Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

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Bicycle Riding Lesson (private)

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3PM and 3:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$30

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet, and padds are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle.  $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Participant to staff: 1 to 1. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Bicycle Riding Lesson (private)

July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3PM and 3:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$30

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet, and padds are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle.  $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Participant to staff: 1 to 1. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Scales & Scutes (Summer)

July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the place for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will be an introduction to reptiles and allow your youngest naturalist to experience our native wildlife. Ages 3-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Alligator Adventure

July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$20

From tiny hatchlings to imposing adults, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $20/person. Our van tours are a great way to get out and about on the island with a Naturalist.…

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Family Olympics

July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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Tuesdays at 5PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Come with your family and test your skills in our Family Olympics. Try your hand at live games, Giant Games, and everything in between! Collect points to see how you rank in the end. Prizes awarded to the top 3 family finishers. Admission is complimentary, no reservations required.

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Historical Sunset Cycle

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$15
Historical Sunset Cycle

After a long day of fun in the sun, treat yourself to a gently paced biking tour with some on-foot exploration. Have you ever wondered where the name "kiawah" came from, or when Kiawah became an island? This tour will explore the history, ecology, and beautiful views of this unique island. Timed with the sunset, we will be able to enjoy relaxing landscapes to escort us back to the nature center. $15/person, bike rental not included. Ages 16+. Call the…

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Night Beach Walk (June-July)

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday-Thursday at 8PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtle! Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls in the maritime forest and spotlight for alligators in a nearby pond on the way back. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $15/person  Live turtle nesting unlikely.  Tour time will vary…

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

Find out more »

Camp Xtreme!

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Birding for Beginners

July 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$15

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 -1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Schedule may vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Kiawah Creatures

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

Find out more »

Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Reptile Feeding ~ Alligators

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays at 2PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Come join our Naturalists as we feed our Nature Center alligators. No fee or reservation necessary. Schedule subject to change, please call the Nature Center to confirm feeding times, 843.768.6001. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

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Reptile Round-Up (Summer)

July 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 2:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$7

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these creatures with a hands-on experience. This program is perfect for those older reptile enthusiasts.  Ages 7 & older. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. $7/person. 843.768.6001 for reservations. 

Find out more »

Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

Find out more »

Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands (Summer)

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

A naturalist favorite: this tour will take you on a leisurely bike ride to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. You'll gain a better understanding of the beaches, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marshes that stretch across the island, while learning each ecosystem's unique characteristics. Children must be 10 years or older, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Carts, training wheels, and tag-alongs are not permiteed. $20/person. Bikes may be reserved, however…

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Archery Tag

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays at 6:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Come play the hottest game in the nation! Archery Tag is a fast paced game of aim, accuracy, teamwork, and strategy- and FUN! $5/game or $20 wristband for unlimited play. Reservations are not required but sign-up for a time slot may be necessary based on the number of participants. Check-in at Night Heron Park fields.

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Kiawah Sundown Festival

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays at 6:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Enjoy the summer evening in Night Heron Park as the sun sets on the day. Live band, southern lawn games, inflatables, photo booth, games, and crafts are available throughout the evening. Night Heron Grill will be open until 8pm. Admission is complimentary, crafts available for purchase. 

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Night Beach Walk (June-July)

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday-Thursday at 8PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtle! Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls in the maritime forest and spotlight for alligators in a nearby pond on the way back. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $15/person  Live turtle nesting unlikely.  Tour time will vary…

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Teen Night

July 25 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays and Thursdays
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Capture the Flag (Wednesday): Teens ages 12-17 come to show your skills in Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag in Night Heron Park. Meet at the stage to be outfitted with your team and take this game to the extreme! Bonfire (Thursday): Teens come hang by the fire and listen to some tunes while roasting marshmallows with new friends you've met during the week.  Admission is complimentary, reservations not required. Recreation staff is present; however, youth and teens are not individually…

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Back Island Birding

July 26 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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From tiny hummingbirds and vibrant warblers to majestic birds of prey, the lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its diversity of birds during all seasons. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our avian wildlife. If you are new to birding join us on a Birding for Beginners walking tour. Ages 14+. $35/person. Our van tours are a…

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

Find out more »

Camp Xtreme!

July 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Kiawah Creatures

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

Find out more »

Wildlife in the Wetlands (Summer)

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

A naturalist favorite: this tour will take you on a leisurely bike ride to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. You'll gain a better understanding of the beaches, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marshes that stretch across the island, while learning each ecosystem's unique characteristics. Children must be 10 years or older, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Carts, training wheels, and tag-alongs are not permiteed. $20/person. Bikes may be reserved, however…

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Bicycle Riding Lesson (private)

July 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$30

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet, and padds are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle.  $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Participant to staff: 1 to 1. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Scales & Scutes (Summer)

July 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the place for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will be an introduction to reptiles and allow your youngest naturalist to experience our native wildlife. Ages 3-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Magic Class

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays at 4PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$12
magic-show at kiawah island golf resort

Join the ranks of Houdini, Copperfield and Blaine in this hour long class taught by Gary Maurer. Participants will learn the basics of magical entertainment and will take home their own bag of tricks.  $12 per person. Ages 8+. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

Find out more »

Alligator Adventure

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

From tiny hatchlings to imposing adults, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $20/person. Our van tours are a great way to get out and about on the island with a Naturalist.…

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Painting in the Park

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays at 5:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$60

Enjoy a beverage from the bar at Night Heron Grill, or bring your own, while you create a masterpiece. The unique setting overlooking the pond in Night Heron Park and the setting sun will provide inspiration while our artist guides you to create your own unique seasonal Kiawah Island inspired salt marsh canvas painting using acrylic paints. $60/person, ages 14+. Beverage is not included in price.

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Discovery Series: South Carolina Aquarium

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 23, 2018 at 7:00pm

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Fish at the charleston aquarium

The South Carolina Aquarium will be presenting educational programs featuring live animals such as horseshoe crabs, invertebrates and much more! From the sea turtles that call our oceans home to the seafood your family enjoys, the aquarium is working to advance conservation awareness in our community and across the state. The ocean is more than just part of South Carolina's landscape; it is a vital resource we need to protect.  Throughout our Discovery Series, you will discover how our decisions…

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Night Beach Walk (June-July)

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tuesday-Thursday at 8PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtle! Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls in the maritime forest and spotlight for alligators in a nearby pond on the way back. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $15/person  Live turtle nesting unlikely.  Tour time will vary…

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Bonfire and Board Games

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Thursdays at 8PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Bring the whole family for a fun night playing board games, listening to music, and roasting marshmallows. Meet new friends and test your skills against each other in this laid back family night of fun! Admission is complimentary.

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Teen Night

July 26 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays and Thursdays
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Capture the Flag (Wednesday): Teens ages 12-17 come to show your skills in Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag in Night Heron Park. Meet at the stage to be outfitted with your team and take this game to the extreme! Bonfire (Thursday): Teens come hang by the fire and listen to some tunes while roasting marshmallows with new friends you've met during the week.  Admission is complimentary, reservations not required. Recreation staff is present; however, youth and teens are not individually…

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

July 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Kiawah Creatures

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

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Agents of SHIELD

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays at 5pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$30

Attention all heroes ages 8+: SHIELD is now recruiting new agents! Join our instructors for a workout for the body, eye, and brain that turn recruits into agents ready to save the world! You'll work on target practice, agility, balance, and find your hidden superpower. $30/person. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Superhero Training Academy

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Fridays at 5:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$25

Calling Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Superman, and friends! Our littlest heroes will make their own cape and mask, and then put their super skills to the test in this training academy for earth's mightiest heroes. Ages 3-7, $25/child. Advanced reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Back Island Birding

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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From tiny hummingbirds and vibrant warblers to majestic birds of prey, the lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its diversity of birds during all seasons. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our avian wildlife. If you are new to birding join us on a Birding for Beginners walking tour. Ages 14+. $35/person. Our van tours are a…

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Wildlife in the Wetlands (Summer)

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$20

A naturalist favorite: this tour will take you on a leisurely bike ride to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. You'll gain a better understanding of the beaches, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marshes that stretch across the island, while learning each ecosystem's unique characteristics. Children must be 10 years or older, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Carts, training wheels, and tag-alongs are not permiteed. $20/person. Bikes may be reserved, however…

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Scales & Scutes (Summer)

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$5

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the place for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will be an introduction to reptiles and allow your youngest naturalist to experience our native wildlife. Ages 3-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Arrival Party at Night Heron Grill

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Saturdays at 4PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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From Beach and Top 40's music to Reggae and Tropical, we will be jamming out to a variety of island favorites that will put you in vacation mode. Cheers to some R&R for the week! Present the amenity card your receive at check-in to get 10% off! Live music from 4pm-7pm; Grill open 11am-8pm.

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Kiawah Creatures

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

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Reptile Round-Up (Summer)

July 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 2:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$7

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these creatures with a hands-on experience. This program is perfect for those older reptile enthusiasts.  Ages 7 & older. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. $7/person. 843.768.6001 for reservations. 

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Alligator Adventure

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$20

From tiny hatchlings to imposing adults, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $20/person. Our van tours are a great way to get out and about on the island with a Naturalist.…

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Cornhole Tournament in the Park

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays at 5PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Show your cornhole skills with a little competition in the park! Teams can register starting at 4:45pm at the stage; tournament play begins at 5pm. The top 3 teams will be awarded. Admission is complimentary. 

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Sunday Sundaes with Rick Hubbard

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays at 7PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary
Kazoobie Kazoo Band

Our fan favorite Rick Hubbard and his famous kazoo will perform on the Night Heron Park Stage. Build your own ice cream sundaes for $5 each! Please bring your blankets and beach chairs for seating. Admission is complimentary. 

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Birding for Beginners

July 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$15

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 -1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Schedule may vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Reptile Feeding ~ Snakes

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays at 2PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Have you ever wondered  how a snake swallows its food? Come join our staff and let us reveal the secrets of how these fascinating animals eat. No fee or reservation necessary. Schedule subject to change, please call the Nature Center to confirm feeding times, 843.768.6001. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

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Reptile Round-Up (Summer)

July 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 2:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$7

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these creatures with a hands-on experience. This program is perfect for those older reptile enthusiasts.  Ages 7 & older. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. $7/person. 843.768.6001 for reservations. 

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Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

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Wizarding Week: Quidditch

July 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary
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Come with your family and friends for this game of Muggle Quidditch! Play the game of bludgers, snitches, hoops,a nd brooms and see who takes the victory! This is a physical activity recommended for ages 7+. Complimentary.

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Youth: 3v3 Basketball Tournament

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Mondays at 7PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join us at the Night Heron Basketball Courts for a 3v3 Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the Island's best basketball. Referees will call the games and run the tournament. Prizes awarded to the winning teams in each category. $2/player, registration begins 15 minutes before game time. 

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3v3 Basketball Tournament: Teen and Adult

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday at 8pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$2

Join us at the Basketball Courts for a 3v3 Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the Island's best basketball. Referees will call the games and run the tournament. Prizes awarded to the winning teams in each category. $2/player, registration begins 15 minutes before game time.

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Back Island Birding

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

From tiny hummingbirds and vibrant warblers to majestic birds of prey, the lowcountry of South Carolina is famous for its diversity of birds during all seasons. We'll use the van to reach several remote island habitats to seek out dozens of bird species, both large and small, and learn about the natural history of our avian wildlife. If you are new to birding join us on a Birding for Beginners walking tour. Ages 14+. $35/person. Our van tours are a…

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Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Kiawah Creatures

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

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Wildlife in the Wetlands (Summer)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

A naturalist favorite: this tour will take you on a leisurely bike ride to discover the fascinating wildlife that inhabits Kiawah's diverse ecosystems. You'll gain a better understanding of the beaches, dunes, maritime forest, ponds, and salt marshes that stretch across the island, while learning each ecosystem's unique characteristics. Children must be 10 years or older, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Carts, training wheels, and tag-alongs are not permiteed. $20/person. Bikes may be reserved, however…

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Teen SUP in the Marsh

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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SUP!? Take the plunge and become a part of the fastest growing water sport on the East Coast. Hand stands, balancing tricks and team paddling are just a few of the fun activities to do on paddleboards while enjoying the view of the salt marsh. $45/teen, $40/KIGR guests and KICA members. Ages 13-17. 

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Jr. Naturalist Series (Summer)

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

The Jr. Naturalist program is a fun, hands-on approach to exploring nature. Each individual class can be taken on its own. However, if you take all 5 classes, you can become an official Kiawah Island Jr. Naturalist and receive a free Rite in the Rain notebook to be just like your favorite Naturalist! Each session will target a different area of wildlife and give each child a better appreciation of our native species.  Children must be 7-12 years old; parents…

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Bicycle Riding Lesson (private)

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3PM and 3:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$30

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet, and padds are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle.  $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Participant to staff: 1 to 1. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Bicycle Riding Lesson (private)

July 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3PM and 3:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$30

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet, and padds are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle.  $30/person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Participant to staff: 1 to 1. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Scales & Scutes (Summer)

July 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays; times vary
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$5

Have you ever wondered what it's like to touch an alligator or pet a snake? If so, then Scales & Scutes is the place for you and your young explorer (who has to touch everything!) This short program will be an introduction to reptiles and allow your youngest naturalist to experience our native wildlife. Ages 3-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. Reservations required: 843.768.6001

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Alligator Adventure

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map
$20

From tiny hatchlings to imposing adults, there are alligators in almost every pond on Kiawah. Travel with us as we search our naturalists' favorite gator hangouts for these impressive predators. This is a fantastic way to observe and learn about these amazing and often misunderstood animals in their natural habitat. Ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. $20/person. Our van tours are a great way to get out and about on the island with a Naturalist.…

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Family Olympics

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesdays at 5PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Come with your family and test your skills in our Family Olympics. Try your hand at live games, Giant Games, and everything in between! Collect points to see how you rank in the end. Prizes awarded to the top 3 family finishers. Admission is complimentary, no reservations required.

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Wizarding Week: Triwizard Tournament

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Bring your family of witches, wizards, and muggles to compete in the Triwizard Tournament - Kiawah style! This event is complimentary, all ages are welcome. Families should check in at the stage at 4:45 to participate. 

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Night Beach Walk (June-July)

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tuesday-Thursday at 8PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Come join a naturalist on an evening beach walk to learn all about the native wildlife including the Loggerhead Sea Turtle! Once the sun sets you will discover a nocturnal world that is very different from the one seen during the day. Listen for owl calls in the maritime forest and spotlight for alligators in a nearby pond on the way back. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $15/person  Live turtle nesting unlikely.  Tour time will vary…

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August 2018

Adventure Camp (ages 8 – 15)

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
+ Google Map

Kiawah Adventure camp is a traditional summer camp experience designed to get tweens and early teens unplugged and exploring! Campers will find new ways to have adventures on the island! They will learn to kayak and cast net, paddle board, go shelling, do archery and Archery Tag, learn tennis, play water games, get creative, and MORE! Ages 8-15, advanced reservations are required. 4 camper minimum. Campers will be transported on certain days to other locations on the island, an additional…

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Camp Xtreme!

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monday-Friday at 8:30AM and 1PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Camp Xtreme

New this Fall! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds in mind! Competitive sports, team building, STEM challenges, and more guarantee a day of XTREME FUN! - Drop-off time: 8:30am - Drop off is located at the Night Heron Park Basketball court - Campers should wear tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, and a bathing suit. - It is recommended that each camper bring a towel and sunscreen. Camp Xtreme Sessions: Morning (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM): Governors Club Members $50,…

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Birding for Beginners

August 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$15

Just beginning your bird watching endeavor? This walking tour is just what you need to learn the birding basics. A Naturalist will lead you on a walk through the park's various types of habitats to learn which birds are found where, and what to look for when identifying each species. Recommended for ages 8 and up, 1 -1/2 hours in duration. $15/person. Schedule may vary, please call the Nature Center for more information: 843.768.6001.

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Kiawah Creatures

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Sunday, Tuesday-Friday at 9AM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Join a naturalist on a nature walk around Kiawah's best habitats! You will see and learn a bit about everything nature-related on Kiawah during this tour. From alligators to native plants and butterflies, to local bird species and freshwater turtles! Make sure to bring your binoculars!  Recommended for ages 6+. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  $12/person (843) 768-6001 for reservations

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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Reptile Feeding ~ Alligators

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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Wednesdays at 2PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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Complimentary

Come join our Naturalists as we feed our Nature Center alligators. No fee or reservation necessary. Schedule subject to change, please call the Nature Center to confirm feeding times, 843.768.6001. If you're interested in a more in-depth look at the animals, join us for a classroom program following the feeding. The feeding takes about 15 minutes.

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Reptile Round-Up (Summer)

August 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays at 2:30PM
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$7

Do you know how to tell the difference between a male and female turtle or how many teeth alligators have? From snakes to gators to turtles, we've got them all! Learn the facts about these creatures with a hands-on experience. This program is perfect for those older reptile enthusiasts.  Ages 7 & older. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. $7/person. 843.768.6001 for reservations. 

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Archery Lesson (Summer)

August 1 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at various times
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$45

If you want to be like Robin Hood or Katniss, come learn from us!

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New for 2018: Captain Sam’s Eco Cycle

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Once a week
Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455 United States
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$25

Join a naturalist as we bike to the end of the island in search of birds, beach critters, and our resident bottlenose dolphins. We will meet with the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network to learn about research being conducted on the island and how you can safely view these incredible creatures. A portion of the proceeds from this tour is donated to LMMN. This can be a strenuous trip.  Children must be 12 years or older. Children under 16 must be…

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