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Environmental Education
Tiedemann Park Nature Center
38 Elizabeth St. Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: (843) 965-4002
Environmental Education Coordinator: Matt Olson
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 Nuts About Nature Spring & Summer Camps

Spring Break Camp
This camp provides an excellent educational experience for your kids over spring break.  Each day, we will cover a different environmental topic. Kids will participate in arts and crafts, field trips, recreational time, and other activities! Early drop off (7:30am-8:45am) and late pick up (3:15pm-5:30pm) times are available for an additional $10/day/child. Registration for Nuts About Nature Spring Break Camp opens February 11 at 9:00am. 

Dates/Time Ages Cost Activity #
March 25-29
5-11 $125/Residents

Summer Day Camp
Registration: February 19-March 12
Lottery Drawings: March 14

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Lottery Camp FAQs

With a different topic each week from Reptiles Week to Conservation Week, this camp provides an educational experience for your kids with crafts, field trips, recreational time, and other activities. Early drop-off (7:30am-8:45am) and late pick-up (3:15pm-5:30pm) times are available for $10/day/child.

Dates/Time Ages Cost Activity #
June 10-August 9
5-11 $125/Residents

Spring Educational Sessions
Tiny Tails

Even the little ones can learn about animals, habitats, and the environment as a whole. Each class will include a story and snack at Tiedemann Park. Series of 4 classes.  

Date/Time Ages Cost Activity #
January 10-31
3-5 $20/Residents

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Reptiles Day

Join a City of Charleston naturalist at Tiedemann Park to learn more about various reptiles found both locally and globally. Live animals and other reptilian items will provide a unique hands-on experience! 

Dates/Time Ages Cost Activity #
January 12
4-11 FREE 182720

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Incredible Invertebrates Day

Buzzzz into Tiedemann Park for a morning of Insect Investigation! Participants will get a chance to be a part of a Human Insect Building Activity and possibly hold a HISSER (Madagascar Hissing Cockroach). 

Date/Time Ages Cost Activity #
February 9
5-10 FREE        182723

Naturally Green

Get ready for St. Patrick's Day with us at Tiedemann Park! All participants will have the opportunity to make clover potter and discuss the myth on how St. Patrick chased snakes from Ireland. Some of our live snakes will also make a showing! 

Date/Time Ages Cost Activity #
March 16
5-10 FREE        282720

Kids Archery Clinic

Join us at Tiedemann Park to learn about the sport of archery and take shots at a target! 

Date/Time Ages Cost Activity #
May 24
8-12 $7/Residents

School Programs/Field Trips
In-House Programs Field Trips
  • Marine Touch Tank
  • Reptiles of the Lowcountry 
  • Terrific Turtles 
  • Gator Tales 
  • Insects!
  • Wild Wetlands
  • Beach Day!
  • Treeology
  • Pluff ‘n’ Stuff
  • Forest Factors

Check out our School Programs Flyer here! Call Matt Olson to schedule or for more information. 
Phone: (843)965-4002