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Birthday Parties

Book Us For Your Birthday!

Book your next children’s birthday party with us! We have different science themes to choose from!
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Summer Camp

Camp Sturgeon

Come join us for even more science and fun all summer! Weekly from June - August | Daily 8AM - 4PM
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Event Rental

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Perfect for business conferences, charity and fundraising events, private parties, and more!
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Something For Everyone

Our mission is to become the model for inspiring youth leadership, civic involvement, habitat restoration, environmental education and stewardship of the New River and coastal wetlands.

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Birthday Parties

Choose from multiple themes and party packages for your child's birthday.

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Camp Sturgeon Summer Camp

Camp Sturgeon is a series of weekly camps all with different themes.

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Field Trips

We offer field trips for grades K through high school.

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Homeschool Science

We offer weekly programs for homeschool students on Thursday from 12pm-3pm.

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Kid's Night Out

Come drop off the kids and enjoy a night out while your children enjoy pizza and a science program!

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Little Learners

Science programs for children 3-5 years old.

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Naturalist Series

Free program for families to learn about the environment together.

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Outreach Programs

We will come to your school or facility with a themed program.

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Planetarium Shows

Check out our shows and reserve today!

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Public Events

Family friendy events! Click learn more to see what we are doing and get tickets!

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School's Out

We will have programs on the dates that students are out of school. There are multiple dates to choose from.


perfect for your next event

A unique place located in downtown Jacksonville.

Perfect for business conferences, meeting space, rehearsal dinners, weddings, private parties, proms, private galas, receptions, charity and fundraising events, corporate functions, ceremonies, trainings and more!

  • 1700 sqft pre-function space
  • 5,400 sqft main room can be divided into three smaller rooms
  • Well-equipped catering kitchen
  • WiFi access
  • Full audio visual
  • On-site bar services
  • Scenic waterfront park, boardwalk and walking trails
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Cultivating Love & understanding of science & the environment

Through programs and events to area youth and adults

The nonprofit operates out of the site of the former Wilson Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant. Our programs take place in our Environmental Education Center and we use additional features of the site such as boardwalks, outdoor areas, and a City of Jacksonville park to enhance learning.

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Support Us

donate or join our team today!

Donations may be made either to our capital campaign or in support of our programs.
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