National Park Service looking for kids to join ranger birder class at Fort Matanzas

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Do you know a child that loves the outdoors? Well, the National Park Service is pleased to announce an opportunity for children to learn more about birds and their habitats at Fort Matanzas National Monument.


The official Fort Matanzas junior ranger birder class will be offered twice: on Mar. 14 and Mar. 21. Start time is at 10 a.m. in the picnic area near the visitor center and will end at 11:30 a.m.

The class will be crafting, learning about feathers and beaks, and embarking on a bird walk through the park.

This free event is recommended for kids aged 7-11. All participants must wear closed-toed shoes and be accompanied by an adult. Water, bug spray and sunscreen are strongly encouraged. Space is limited; sign up is required!

To reserve a space for your child please call 904-471-0116.

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If using a GPS to locate, the address is: 8635 A1A South, St. Augustine, Fl. 32080. The park is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on Anastasia Island and four miles south of State Road 206 on Highway A1A. For additional information, call 904-471-0116 or visit us on Facebook by clicking here.