Programs & Events for Kids





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Solar Eclipse

  • August 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Experience the first total solar eclipse visible from coast to coast since 1918! At 2:45pm, the sun will disappear! Drop by to discover how and why solar eclipses occur. The...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

A Crabby Experience!

  • June 6, 2017 - August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Every Week on Tuesday
Free with Park Passport !
Test your luck from the fishing pier as we try to catch a variety of crabs, fish and many other critters. This is a catch and release program in order...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

What's on the Menu?

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:45 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

Spineless Wonders

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Tuesday
  • September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Come get aquainted with some of the wierdest animals in the ocean as we discover that there's more to life than a backbone! A variety of live creatures will be...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Sizing Up Turtles

  • June 7, 2017 - August 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Wednesday
Discover the differences among the sea turtles that you can spot from the fishing pier. Using skulls, life-size models, and a silly sea turtle costume, we will discuss the differences...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Surf Seining

  • June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017, 12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Every Week on Thursday
Discover the life hidden in the waves as we explore the hostile world of the surf zone. Wear something that can get wet as we use seine nets, sieve boxes...

Host Park: Huntington Beach State Park

Seine-sational Fun!

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 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 12 and under must...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Animal Sleuths

  • August 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
  • August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Join us as we become detectives for the day and try to identify the many wonderful mammals which inhabit Edisto Beach State Park. Help solve the mystery of unknown animals...

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park

Destination Turtle DNA

  • June 8, 2017 - August 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Every Week on Thursday
  • September 1, 2017 - September 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
    Every Week on Friday
Do sea turtles lay their eggs on the same beach? How often do they nest? See how scientists are tracking turtles to discover their nesting secrets. For ages 8 to...

Host Park: Myrtle Beach State Park

Fish Printing

  • August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free with Park Passport !
Make a unique souvenir of your stay at Edisto with this ancient Japanese art form. Bring a clean t-shirt or we will provide paper.

Host Park: Edisto Beach State Park