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Weedon Island Preserve

1800 Weedon Dr NE

St. Petersburg, Florida 33702

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UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, Florida Sea Grant: Going Coastal Spring Break Camp

This spring break camp at Weedon Island Preserve is a three-day, marine science-themed camp for students 7 to 11 years of age. Taught by UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant Agent Libby Carnahan, the camp offers a fun balance of educational and recreational activities to engage and challenge your student! The camp will run Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Registration for the camp is first-come, first-serve.

Lessons and Activities will include:

  • Coastal habitat hike
  • Guided canoe paddle
  • Saltwater fish seining and invertebrate dip-netting
  • Ethical fishing on the Weedon Pier
  • Daily art activity
  • Teambuilding

This program was designed to be in line with the Ohio State University's spring break as mentors from the OSU Buck-I-SERV program will volunteer as teaching assistants for the camp. UF/IFAS and OSU have a 7-year relationship of working together to provide marine science opportunities for youth. This will be our 2nd spring break camp, launching off the success of last year’s program!

The camp is set up as a 4-H Special Interest, SPIN, Club. As such, each parent will fill out a 4-H membership form and liability form for their student. The forms will be emailed out prior to camp.


Questions or Concerns? Contact Libby Carnahan (727) 453-6522, lcarnahan@pinellascounty.org


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University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this class you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Prior to two working days before the class, please contact the Office of Human Rights, 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Suite 500, Clearwater, FL 33756, (727) 464-4062
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