Fri, May 20|
Alimacani Park & Boat Ramp
On the Shoreline/ Beach Explorers Combo Class
What can you find along the edge of the ocean? Discover the creatures that call this environment home.
Time & Location
May 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Alimacani Park & Boat Ramp, 11080 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226, USA
About the event
Alimacani Boat Ramp
11080 Heckscher Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32226
We will meet at the brown pavilion towards the back.
We will begin promptly, so please arrive 10 minutes before the start time to sign in and ensure punctuality.
What to Expect
We will start off with an exploration of the upland coastal habitat, then compare it to the shoreline habitat. We will discover adaptations of animals that live on the shore with a crustacean dissection and a Shell ID game. We will take a 45 minute break for lunch, then regroup for some ocean exploration. Students will attempt to catch critters in the water and identify what they have found. This combo class will run approximately 3-3.5 hours. Please bring a bagged lunch, as there is no where nearby to purchase food. If you are bringing beach chairs, etc. please arrive early to set up, so we can start class at 10am.
Who Is This For?
This program is appropriate for school age children through high school. This class has a focus on experiental learning, so kids are encouraged to ask questions about things they find along the way. It will be fun and hands on for the younger kids, while still being challenging enough for older kids. This is not a drop off program.
What to Bring
Bugspray, Sunscreen, Water bottle, Bagged lunch, Shoes & clothes that can get wet (Swimsuits are ok)
Water shoes or sneakers MUST BE WORN, shorts or clothes that can get wet (swimsuits are ok), water bottle, sunscreen; optional: personal nets or buckets
*Note*: This location is a fishing spot and boat ramp, so there may be debris on the ground. Everyone MUST wear a shoe that encloses the foot(water shoes, closed toed sandals, sneakers, etc.) at all times or they will not be allowed into the water. Please do not wear flip flops or crocs, as crocs float and can cause you to lose your footing.
Student Age 5-17$0.00