Ravine Gardens State Park News : May 4, 2018

Sports and Recreation

May 8, 2018

From: Ravine Gardens State Park

Ravine Gardens State Park hosting Junior Ranger Day Saturday June 2nd, 2018.

Join Ravine Gardens State park as we welcome new and returning Junior Rangers on a special day just for them!

New Junior Rangers will learn the core of what it means to be a Florida State Park Ranger while completing activities designed around 4 key aspects of being a Florida State Park Junior Ranger.

--Natural Resources
--Cultural Resources

Returning Junior Rangers will have an opportunity to work with Ravine Gardens Park Rangers to complete additional activities and earn stamps for their Junior Ranger Passports!

Junior Ranger Day is FREE with regular park entry fees of $5.00 per vehicle. For more information on Ravine Gardens State Park visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Ravine-Gardens.

Register New or Returning Junior Rangers @ https://ravinegardenranger.eventbrite.com

Ravine Gardens State Park hosting Eco-Days Adventure Camp 2018.

Eco Adventure Days is a fun and educational way for your child to discover the amazing diversity of Florida’s natural resources. Campers will learn about the diverse habitats of Ravine Gardens State Park, conduct scientific experiments in a fun environment, and even work on projects at the park like a real park ranger! This three day event will be filled with learning objectives and corresponding activities, games, and crafts!


Ravine Gardens State Park is a historical garden park located in Palatka, Florida. The park boasts beautiful gardens, trails, a steephead ravine system, and an abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities. The park is offering a summer camp aimed at exploring the importance of pollinators!

We are happy to announce that this year we will be providing camp for a variety of age groups! We will hold three camp sessions, each catering to a different age group.

--Completing Kindergarten - 1st Grades - Wednesday, June 13 - Friday June 15, 2018
--Completing 2nd - 5th Grades - Wednesday, June 27 - Friday, June 29, 2018
--Completing 6th - 8th Grades - Wednesday, July 11 - Friday, July 13, 2018

When registering, please select the correct session based on the grade that your child will be completing/completed during the 2017/2018 school year.
For all sessions: Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m. with camp starting at 8:00am. Pick-up will be at 2:00 p.m.

To register your child or for more information and FAQ's visit: https://ravinegardens.eventbrite.com