Staff Guided Nature Preserve Tour are offered once daily at 12:30pm, October through May. All guests, including Deering Estate Foundation Members, are required to sign-up at the Main Gate before the tour begins in order to ensure their space.
Take a Moonlight Kayak Tour through Biscayne Bay! These tours will depart from Charles’ Deering’s boat basin and paddle out towards Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and bird rookery approximately one mile off-shore.
Campers will have a blast as they design and launch model rockets. They will also explore South Florida geology through a rock observation, learning about the various ways rocks are formed before creating model volcanoes which will explode!
In preparation for Earth Day, campers will be learning about the easy eco-friendly habits they can adopt in their lifestyle. Activities will include learning how to recycle materials into useful crafts, and conduct a trash cleanup of one of our ecosystems.