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.
August 16, 10 AM - 1 PM Forest Service Recreation Community Conversation Meeting
Join the Forest Service at this public meeting addressing potential wilderness areas and wild and scenic River designations. Kids activities will be available during the meeting.
August 16, Saturday, 11 AM Wilderness Explorer Jr. Ranger Program
Learn about local wilderness areas, who was here before us, and go on a short forest walk. Call the Center to register!
August 23, Saturday, 11 AM Endangered Species
Learn 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
Ages 3 and up! Call the center to reserve your spot on the classroom carpet! (843) 928-3368!
September 6, Saturday, 11:00 AM Turtles and Alligators!
Kids – come and learn all about turtles and alligators. Call the center to register for this FREE program! (843) 928-3368!
September 7, Sunday, 11:00 AM Campfire S’mores & Moonrise Refuge Paddle!
Enjoy 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. Kayaks will be provided as part of FEE. 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)!
Kids 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!
Join 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!
Learn 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 28, Saturday, 11:00 AM Endangered Species!
Learn 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!
Create your own turtle hats!