Daily Programming

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Check out our monthly calendar for weekly STEAM-based programming at the Maritime Center. You’ll be sure to find crafts, fishing, crabbing, scavenger hunts, as well as animal meet and greets. And, that’s just scratching the surface!

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Tuesday Talks

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Our Tuesday Talks/Sound Vision Webinar Series allows you to learn from the experts. With a wide range of topics from Lowcountry wildlife to best practices for your home and garden, there’s truly something for everyone! Check our calendar for upcoming talks, or watch previously recorded talks here.

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Story Time

June – August
Tuesdays at 9:30am 

Join us in the Maritime Center to take a trip through the ocean and watch sea creatures come alive through the pages of a book! Stick around after the story for a fun activity or animal encounter. And the best part is, admission is completely free!

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Recycled Art Contest

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Put your creativity to the test in a way that benefits our environment! Gather your friends and family, or go solo, on a litter pick-up, and create a piece of art from what you discover! Turning trash into a one-of-a-kind treasure. Cash prizes are awarded to winning entries in multiple categories and artwork is displayed at The Maritime Center.

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STEAM Festival

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Celebrate STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with a day of hands-on fun at the Maritime Center. Over twenty local businesses and organizations gather together to provide fun experiences for the whole family. Simulators, 3D pens, building with gummies, community art projects & more!
Admission is FREE – No RSVP Required

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Adult Pluff Mudder

Learn everything you need to know about the Lowcountry. Adult Pluff Mudder Camp is a naturalist – led program geared towards adults that are new to the Beaufort area or are interested in gaining a more in-depth knowledge of its natural resources. This four-day program will teach you about the land, water, and animals of the Port Royal Sound.

Age: 18+
Cost: $250

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Jr. Naturalist

Be a Junior Naturalist for the day at the Maritime Center!
Jr. Naturalists will explore a maritime forest and salt marsh, meet our snakes, turtles and alligators, discover marine life through microscopes & so much more! Check our calendar for dates.

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Kayak Tours

Join a PRSF Naturalist for a 2-hour guided kayak tour of the Chechessee River departing from the Maritime Center. 


  • $35 (ages 5-12)
  • $50 (ages 13+)

Children ages 5-12 must be on a tandem kayak with an adult (18+)
Designed for all experience levels.
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Salty Dog Boat Cruise

The Salty Dog – a 63′ catamaran – is open for Happy Hour Cruises departing from the Maritime Center! Enjoy a 1.5hr boat ride around the Port Royal Sound.


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