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. 

 

  red wolf walking animation

 

Two red wolves live at Sewee!

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

                                                                                  red wolf walking animation

 

 

Throughout the summer....

Every Thursday, 2 PM  Nature Movies!
 
film reel animationGet out of the heat this summer, every Thursday at 2 PM... join us for a nature movie in our cooooool theater.  Learn about everything from dinosaurs to unusual plants. A different movie every week.! Call (843) 928-3368 for details.
 
 
 
 
 

August Events at Sewee

Please call (843) 928-3368 to register for all programs

 Click here for a printable version of listed events.

 

August 23, Saturday, 11 AM  Endangered Species

Sea turtle animationLearn about local and international endangered species like the red wolf, the elephant, and sea turtles. Learn to recognize illegal wildlife products and learn which wildlife souvenirs are legal. Call the Center to register!  

 

 

 

August 30, Saturday, 11 AM  Book Reading- Izzie Lizzie Alligator: A Tale Of a Big Lizard 
Alligator 3 animationAges 3 and up! Call the center to reserve your spot on the classroom carpet!  (843) 928-3368!

 

 

 

Kid's Corner
Smokey Bear FaceSmokey Bear is 70 years old. Celebrate with Smokey Bear coloring pages.

 

 

 

 

September Events at Sewee

Please call (843) 928-3368 to register for all programs

 

 
September 6, Saturday, 11:00 AM Turtles and Alligators!
 
Alligator animation    Box Turtle animationKids – come and learn all about turtles and alligators. Call the center to register for this FREE program! (843) 928-3368!
 
 
 
 

September 7, Sunday, 6:00 PM  Campfire S’mores & Moonrise Refuge Paddle!
 
moon over water animationEnjoy paddling from the edge of the Francis Marion Forest to Awendaw Creek. As the moon rises over Cape Romain Refuge, we’ll enjoy “s’mores”. Suitable for beginners age 4 years old and up. For more information, cost, and reservations call Nature Adventures Outfitters at 843-568-3222 
 
 
 
 
 
September 13, Saturday, 11:00 AM  Makin’ Paper and learning the 3 R’s (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle)!
 
Paper recycling animationKids learn not only how to make paper, but the importance of recycling! Call the center to register for this FREE program! (843) 928-3368!
 
 
 
 
 
September 14, Sunday, 9:30 AM  Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour!
 
Lighthouse AnimationJoin Coastal Expeditions for a tour with a local historian to view the 1827 and 1857 lighthouses on Lighthouse Island. This trip fills up fast and is only offered four times a year. To sign up or for more information, please call Coastal Expeditions at (843) 881-4582 or www.bullsislandferry.com.
 
 
 
 

September 20, Saturday, 11:00 AM  Wilderness Explorer Jr. Ranger Program!
 
hiker animationLearn about local wilderness areas, who was here before us, and go on a short forest walk. Call the center to register! (843) 928-3368!
 
 
 
 
 

September 27, Saturday, 11:00 AM  Endangered Species!
 
Elephant animationLearn about local and international endangered species like the red wolf, elephant, and turtles. Learn how to tell the difference between illegal and legal wildlife products. Call the center to register! (843) 928-3368!
 
 
 

Kid's Corner
 
turtle with hat animationCreate your own turtle hats!
 
 
            
 
 

Sewee Logo for events pageFor 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 AM — 5 PM

 

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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