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.

Endangered 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. 

 

July Events at Sewee

 
 
July 18, Saturday  10:00 AM  Kids, Be a Biologist in Training!
 
Big fish animationExplore and understand fish and their habitats! Class covers fantastic fishes, healthy habitats, and water webs! Ages 6-12! Each child receives a booklet. Register by calling Seweed Sally at 843.928.3368
 
 
 
 
 
 
July 25, Saturday 10:00/12:00/2:00 PM  Nature movies!
 
film reel animationGus the Alligator, Cain the Coyote, Cara the Sea Turtle & Forest Animals See How They Grow! FREE!
 

  

 

August 1  Saturday  Where the Wild things are...Creek Paddle!

This is the perfect time of year to enjoy a morning creek paddle along the plantation in Hampton Creek followed by a walk in the woods!  Call Nature Adventures Outfitters 843.568.3222 or email nao@att.net for details. 

 

August 8  Saturday  10:00 AM  Become a Junior Forest Ranger! 

Kayaking on riverClass involves tree identification, using a compass, and visiting a burned and unburned forest!  Each graduate will received a forest ranger badge & pin!  Register by calling 843.928.3368.

 

August 15  Saturday  10:00 AM  Why would anybody cut down a tree? 

Lumberjack animationCome learn all about how trees help us and why we sometimes have to cut them down. For more information, please call 843.928.3368! 

 

August 22 Saturday 4:45 PM   Bulls Island Sunrise Photography Expedition! 

photography animationJoin Coastal Expeditions for an early morning boat ride to Boneyard Beach for great photography opportunities. Call 843.884.7684!

 

August 22  Saturday  10:00 AM  Nature Science Investigator! 

Orienteering imageBe the next great nature scientist!  We will do 3 activities:  hydrology, plants ecology, and soil science.  Ages:  6-12!  Call the Center to reserve your spot!  But as always walk-ins most welcome!

 

August 29 Saturday  10:00 AM   Back to School Blast! 

Kid with netBefore placing a pencil in the hand come and grab a dipping net!  Students will net aquatic pond life and identify the creatures.  Ages 6 and up!  Register by calling 843.928.3368!

 

August 30  Sunday  11:00 AM-4:00 PM  Bulls Island Beach Drop! 

Beach animationNo need to walk from the Bulls Island boat dock, Coastal Expeditions will drop you right on the beach!  For more information and bookings call 843.884.7684!

 
 
 
 

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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.

Directions:

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/

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