Adult Pluff Mudder Camp

Adult Pluff Mudder Camp

“Like Summer Camp for adults!”

Learn everything you need to know about the Lowcountry! Adult Pluff Mudder Camp is a naturalist – led program geared towards adults that are interested in gaining a more in-depth knowledge of the Port Royal Sound’s natural resources. This four-day program will teach you about the land, water, and animals of the Port Royal Sound.
Ages 18+ only.
$250/person – includes all necessary materials and an official PRSF Pluff Mudder hat!

Tuesday, November 15th
Location: Sharon & Dick Stewart Maritime Center – 310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Time: 10am-2pm
Day one will cover the ins and outs of what makes the Port Royal Sound a unique place along the east coast. We will tour the Maritime Center, meet some animals, and go on a 1.5-mile nature hike.

What to Bring: lunch, shoes and clothes that can get wet and muddy, close-toed shoes, a change of clothes, rain jacket, hat, sunglass, sunscreen, bug spray, camera, notebook, pen, water bottle, and binoculars (we have extra to share!)

Tuesday, November 22nd
Location: Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks – 1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Time: 10am-2pm
On our second day we will make a trip to Hilton Head Island and visit Hudson’s Seafood to hear owner Andrew Carmines speak about the local seafood industry. Lunch at Hudson’s will follow. (Cost of lunch not included with registration fee.) If time allows, we would love to visit Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge for a walk around it’s rookery.

What to Bring: snacks, close-toed shoes, rain jacket, hat, sunglass, sunscreen, bug spray, camera, notebook, pen, water bottle, and binoculars (we have extra to share!)

 Wednesday, November 30th
Location: Sharon & Dick Stewart Maritime Center – 310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Time: 10am-2pm
Day three will be back at the Maritime Center fishing off the docks for finfish and shellfish, investigate the animals that live on our docks using microscopes, and test the water quality of the Port Royal Sound.

What to Bring: lunch, close-toed shoes, a change of clothes, rain, jacket, hat, sunglass, sunscreen, bug spray, camera, notebook, pen, and a water bottle

 Wednesday, December 7th
Location: Hunting Island State Park – Russ Point Boat Landing
Time: 10am-3:30pm
We will finish “camp” with a field trip to St. Phillips Island upon a boat departing Hunting Island State Park. St. Phillips Island, previously owned by Ted Turner, is a nature lover’s paradise, providing critical habitat for alligators, sea turtles, bobcats, and birds. This ecotour will also include time for beach combing, hiking, or relaxing on the beach.

What to Bring: snacks, close-toed shoes, rain jacket, hat, sunglass, sunscreen, bug spray, camera, notebook, pen, water bottle, and binoculars (we have extra to share!)

At A Glance

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From creature feedings to nature hikes, we’ve got exciting events for the whole family to enjoy.

Directions

We are centrally located in Beaufort County, where S.C. 170 crosses the Chechessee River. Just take the right exit from either direction at the bridge.

Field Trips

Fun for all ages, field trips enhance students’ classroom curriculum and gives them a unique understanding of our coastal environment.

Volunteer

Truly the heart of our Foundation, volunteering is the perfect way to learn more about what makes the Sound so important to us.

Ways to Give

Help us make a more profound impact for generations to come, not only for the Sound but for our community too!

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