Survival Boot Camp, Saturday, April 27, 2019

The Wekiva Wilderness Trust/REI is holding its next basic survival boot camp on Saturday, April 27 from 9am to 3pm at Rock Springs Run State Reserve in Sorrento off State Road 46. The course has been designed for family group participation so everyone knows what to do...

Wekiva Annual PaintOut – March 3-9

The 13th annual Wekiva Paint Out is less than three weeks away so it is time to start making plans to come visit and buy. As in previous years, our acclaimed Plein Air painters from all over the country, will be staying at the Youth Camp and painting beautiful outdoor...

Serenity Garden Update

There have been lots of behind the scenes activities involving the Serenity Garden as the landscape architects put the finishing touches to the master design plan. We hope to have the final design completed within the next month and after review by the Department of...

Bear Awareness Day for Fourth Graders

On May 7th and 8th the fourth grade students from Wekiva Elementary School had an opportunity to become ambassadors for bears.  The students were welcomed to bear camp by ranger Jane Cummings, divided into five groups and sent off to begin their day of discovery.  The...

New Survival Boot Camp Sat. June 16

The Wekiva Wilderness Trust/REI is holding its next basic survival boot camp on Saturday, June 16 from 9am to 3pm at Rock Springs Run State Reserve in Sorrento off State Road 46. Sorry – class is full. We will be rescheduling another shortly. Thanks. The course...

Discovery Hour Schedule Oct 2017 – Mar 2018

The Nature Center Interpretive Pavilion is located on top of the hill above the springs, next to the restroom building at Wekiwa Springs State Park. It is not hard to find. Discovery Hour programs start at the Pavilion every Sunday at 2:00 pm, unless otherwise stated....

Imagine Our Florida – new website to watch

Imagine our Florida is a new website from a new 501c3 whose mission is to preserve and protect Florida’s natural resources, wildlife and land. Go to www.imagineourflorida.org to check it out. The group was created as a result of last year’s bear hunt which...