Saturday, April 15, 11-5—Community Outreach at Soft Shell Crab Festival on Paris Avenue, Port Royal
Monday, April 17-Saturday April 22, Earth Week Every Week—Plastic Bag-free Week
Saturday, April 22, 9-12, Community Outreach at Earth Day at the Port Royal Farmers Market
Saturday, April 22, 2:30—Creatures of the Night (free) at the Nature Center
Tuesday, May 16—Community Outreach at MCRD, Parris Island
at MCAS Thursday, September 21
Community Outreach, Beaufort
Tuesday, December 12—Community Outreach at MCRD, Parris Island
Discover Carolina provides students in the Lowcountry an opportunity to study their local natural resources in a non-traditional environment while improving upon their academic skills. Participating local students transform Hunting Island into their own classroom.
Teaching marine and barrier island ecology to children who have never even seen a beach is a difficult job. We have the opportunity to show them a living classroom and provide an educational experience that could never be achieved in a traditional classroom. Some students investigate the survival and protection of Loggerhead turtles. After their experiences, students leave with a new awareness of marine ecology and the wonders of life on a barrier island. More...
We need only two things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website: your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join Friends of Hunting Island and have unlimited access to the park for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, click here to make a tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Hunting Island.