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!  

Buried under litter animationCome out and join us for this popular event! Lunch and supplies provided.  Call 1-877-725-7733 to register or email





Feb. 6 & 7  9am - 4pm  Beginner Beekeeping!  

Bees around hiveTaught by Charleston Community Bee  Gardens, participants will learn the basics of beekeeping including honeybees, their habits, basic equipment, and selecting sites.  $75 fee. Visit to register.




Feb. 7  Sunday 10 am  Bulls Island Beach Drop!  

Beach animationTake 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!  

Fox in wintertimeCome 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!  

photography animationExperience 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!  

Forest Ranger animation 2Learn 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!  

Beach animationBy 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!  

Pelican animationCome 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!


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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