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.
Wolfman Rob conducts red wolf discussions & feedings on Saturdays 11:30 AM and Thursdays 3:00 PM.
February Events at Sewee
Feb. 6, Saturday 8 am - 12 pm Forest Service and PalmettoPride Host the 9th Annual Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup!
Come out and join us for this popular event! Lunch and supplies provided. Call 1-877-725-7733 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 6 & 7 9am - 4pm Beginner Beekeeping!
Taught by Charleston Community Bee Gardens, participants will learn the basics of beekeeping including honeybees, their habits, basic equipment, and selecting sites. $75 fee. Visit https://www.facebook.com/CharlestonCommunityBeeGardens to register.
Feb. 7 Sunday 10 am Bulls Island Beach Drop!
Take Coastal Expeditions’ ferry CARETTA to the secluded North End of Bulls Island for a day of shelling, photography, birding and bliss. Call Coastal Expeditions at 843-884-7684 for info and booking.
Feb. 12 - 14 Fri - Sun Southeastern Wildlife Expo!
Come visit our table at Marion Square, where you can learn about the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and Francis Marion National Forest.
Feb. 14 Sunday 10 am Sunrise Photo Trip!
Experience the magnificent and seldom seen sunrise at Boneyard Beach on Bulls Island. Call Coastal Expeditions for info and booking 843-884-7684.
Feb. 20 Saturday 10 am Orienteering Class!
Learn the importance of orienteering and how to use a compass so you never get lost! Suitable for kids ages 6-10. Call the Center at 843-928-3368 to register for this FREE program!
Feb. 21 Sunday 10 am Bulls Island Beach Drop!
By popular demand, Coastal Expeditions is offering a second opportunity to experience the pristine and beautiful North End of Bulls Island. Call Coastal Expeditions at 843-884-7684 for info and booking.
Feb. 27 Saturday 10 am Shorebird Adaptations!
Come learn about how the bodies of different shorebirds have evolved to survive and thrive! Suitable for kids ages 5-9. Call the Center at 843-928-3368 to register for this FREE program!
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:
http://www.fws.gov/caperomain/ and http://www.seweeassociation.org/