The Hobe Sound Nature Center's Nature Camp is designed to acquaint your child with the natural world around them. Live native wildlife presentations, nature crafts and games, netting and more are included in the one week program.
The camp is open to all students, ages 6 to 12 and will be held Monday-Friday, 9 to 12 noon.
Available weeks: Space is limited
The Hobe Sound Nature Center and Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, Monday 05/31.
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Beach and trails will be open. The Hobe Sound Nature Center will reopen the following day!
Sea Turtle Walks for the 2016 season are FULLY BOOKED
Don't miss out next year: April 1st 2017 Reservations open
Waitlist Available-for a specific date or general waitlist please call at 772- 546-2067
The Hobe Sound Nature Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. Applications for summer are now being accepted!
Minimum age for volunteering is 14 years old.
Areas where volunteers are needed:
Camp Counselor- June~ 8:30-12:30~ Volunteers may choose specific weeks or days~ Live native wildlife presentations, nature crafts and games, netting and more.
Animal Care -Perform routine & specialized duties associated with animal care including feeding, cleaning, and maintaining displays~ Docent
Docent- Conduct guided tours of the Exhibit Hall ~ Handle Live Animals~ Must be enthusiastic, cheerful & willing to learn~ should have an interest in working with people & animals
Greeter- Welcome all guest to the exhibit hall~ Keep track of visitors~ This duty includes being able to speak to the general public about the Refuge and Center ~ May be expected to help docent or work in the gift shop
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - There are various opportunities with Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge~ Train maintenance~ Invasive Exotic plant control~ Beach clean-up & monitoring
If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (772) 546-2067 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Volunteer forms can be downloaded from our Volunteer Page.