Ed-ventures are educational adventures and Rookery Bay has something for everyone! Learn about manatees, sea turtles or sharks from our docent in the Environmental Learning Center, or enjoy a guided walk outside on the Snail Trail. In June and July, the entire family can enjoy Kids FREE Fridays!
- Expand your knowledge during the Lunch & Learn or Breakfast with the Birds lectures
- Enhance your skills during our birding workshops and photography classes
- For an on-the-water experience, check out a kayak or boat tour, and see the Reserve in a new light
- Learn about and enjoy the beautiful coastal ecosystem that we diligently work to protect here at Rookery Bay Reserve at National Estuaries Day
Lectures & Classes
Our lecture series, workshops and classes are fun ways to learn more about the florida local coastal environment.
Students & Teachers
Rookery Bay educates an average of 3000 students through field trips annually. There are three main field trip programs.
ELC Tours: Enjoy a personal tour of the facility led by a volunteer or staff interpreter.
Scouts: Rookery Bay Reserve is proud to provide hands-on programming for Scouts of any age, from Brownies to Eagle Scouts.
Camps: Summer camper groups can visit the reserve for field trips and activities.
Registration coming soon.
Join us for a variety of special events developed to deliver positive, rewarding experiences that increase awareness and understanding