Driftwood Education Center, Understand Nature Center

100 Arthur J Moore Drive, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522, USA

Hey, kids - tired of hearing "just look, don't touch"? Tired of boring classes at your school or university. Would you rather get your hands dirty than head to English class or a business class on how to understand annuities? Here's your chance to escape your day to day business, school or office. This is your chance to have a "hands on" encounter with Mother Nature. Tickle a turtle. Stroke a snake. Cuddle a crab. Get up close to a gator. And that's just for starters. The marsh, beach and tidal river will be your playground... so grab a bucket, find a net, take off your shoes and jump right in. It's great fun (and you might learn something, too!).

Summer is a time to have fun... but kids can play and learn at the same time. So discover the coastal classroom at the Driftwood Education Center on St. Simons Island. Packed with activities, the programs are guaranteed to reduce summertime boredom. The exceptional and dynamic staff have degrees ranging from marine biology to forest ecology to environmental studies. And with their genuine love of teaching and children, your stay will be fun, educational and unforgettable.

Join our knowledgeable staff for an outing on the beach like none you have ever had before! Learn about dune formation and participate in a scavenger hunt for amazing shells and critters left by the passing tides.

Have you ever wanted to look at an alligator eye-to-eye? Feel the muscles of a snake crawling on your hands? Join us for an up-close and personal look at the mysterious world of reptiles. Call for directions.



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1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527, USA


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