Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center Events

The Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center offers a variety of really cool programs and hands-on displays designed to introduce visitors to the unique heritage and natural history of South Carolina's lowcountry, the national forest and the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge. Please scroll down the page to see the full variety of this month's events.

Two red wolves live at Sewee!

red wolf walking animationred wolf walking animationWolfman Rob conducts Red wolf discussions & feedings on Saturdays
11:00 AM-12:00 PM and Thursdays 3-4 PM. 



December Events at Sewee


Dec. 6, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Celebrate the Eastern Bluebird!
bluebird animationWe will create a take-home bluebird plush toy, walk Sewee’s bluebird nature trail and check out last year’s nesting boxes. Free program!

Dec. 13, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Gift Giving to our Gorgeous Birds!
Birds at feederCreate various ornamental bird feeders for your backyard! Check out which residential birds come to Sewee's’s feeders! Free program!
Dec. 20, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Last Chance Jr. Wilderness Program!
Forest Ranger animation As 2014 comes to a close let’s celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act whereby 109,511,038 acres of wilderness areas are protected. As an explorer, you will experience a Sewee “wilderness” using all senses! Free program! Certificate awarded!


Sewee is closed December 24 -January 3, 2015 for the holidays!


January Events at Sewee

Jan. 10, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Marine Mammals!
Whale animationYou will have a whale of a good time learning about what makes whales so cool yet so comfortable in the frigid waters!

Jan. 17, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Birding 101 with Ms. Wrenn!
Three birds on fence animationLet’s check out what birds come to the pinecone bird feeders and suet loot! Binoculars and field guides will be provided!
Call the center to register for this free program!
Jan. 24, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Treasure Hunt on the Nebo Trail!
Treasure map animationRanger Wrenn will introduce Jr. Rangers to forest and wildlife management along the nature trail! There will be some hidden treasures too! Free program!
Jan. 17, Saturday, 10:00 AM  Sewee Earth Stewards Program!
Leave no trace footprintsAs stewards of our earth’s natural resources let’s discuss the “Leave No Trace” ethic and walk to a near-by forest pond. Free program!
... and in the Kids Corner...
Fox in wintertimeAnimals and their peculiar winter habits!


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For More Information:

Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center
5821 Highway 17 North, Awendaw, SC 29429
Phone: (843) 928-3368  Fax: (843) 928-3828
Hours: Wednesday—Saturday, 9 a.m. — 5  p.m.


From Charleston, take U.S. Highway 17 north about 18 miles. The center is located on the right.

Check out these websites for more information on the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and Sewee Association: and