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Programs & Events

We offer a variety of educational and recreational programs and exceptional events for all ages that are sure to enlighten, inform and delight.

26jan(jan 26)10:00 am(jan 26)10:00 amSquid Dissections - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

27jan(jan 27)10:00 am(jan 27)10:00 amMarine Communities & Microscopes - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

28jan(jan 28)10:00 am(jan 28)10:00 amNature Hike - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:30 am 310 Okatie Highway

29jan(jan 29)10:00 am(jan 29)10:00 amCrabbing & Cast Netting - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

30jan(jan 30)9:00 am(jan 30)9:00 amPinecone Bird Feeders - RSVP RequiredSTEAM Saturdays at the Maritime Center9:00 am - 10:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

30jan(jan 30)1:00 pm(jan 30)1:00 pmPinecone Bird Feeders - RSVP RequiredSTEAM Saturdays at the Maritime Center1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 310 Okatie Highway

Virtual Story Time

Virtual Story Time

Listen to a story and create a craft! Story Time is posted on our Facebook page every Monday at 10:00 a.m. 

STEAM Saturdays

STEAM Saturdays

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Enjoy family friendly events hosted at the Maritime Center. Themes vary by month and are sure to include fun for the whole family! Each include a STEAM foundation (Science, Technology, Engineering. Art or Math). Most programs are free, but a charge may be associated with some programs.

Creature Feedings

Creature Feedings

*Currently canceled until further notice

Come by the Maritime Center to see the animals in action! Our Naturalist will feed and discuss the critters in various tanks. Fun for kids and adults alike!
Sound Vision Webinar Series

Sound Vision Webinar Series

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Our educational webinars are a great way to learn about the area! Local experts teach on the animals, ecosystems and issues facing the Port Royal Sound.

Check our calendar for dates!
Call 843-645-7774 to register

Recycled Art Contest

Recycled Art Contest

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To help bring awareness to Beaufort County’s plastic bag ban and keep the water and land of the Port Royal Sound Area clean and healthy.
Eco Boat Excursions

Eco Boat Excursions

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Spend time aboard with Captain Amber for a scientific expedition on the beautiful Chechessee River!

$45 Adults / $30 Ages 6 – 11
Tour Time: 1.5-1.75 hours
Call 843-645-7774 to register

Kayak the Chechessee with Outside Hilton Head!

This unique kayak tour offers a glimpse into the less-seen areas of Beaufort County, near Hilton Head. This trip embarks from The Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center, and open to all ages and experience levels.

Includes: Professional guide, kayaking instruction, kayak, paddle, and lifejacket rental

Children under 12 must be on a tandem kayak with an adult.
$45 for adults, $35 for youth 12 and under”

Get in Touch

Maritime Center

(843) 645-7774
310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm & Saturday 10am-2pm

Get in Touch

Maritime Center

(843) 645-7774
310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm & Saturday 10am-2pm

Port Royal Sound Foundation



 Visiting the Maritime Center 

The Maritime Center is now open by appointment only. If you would like to make an appointment to visit the Maritime Center please call 843-645-7774.

Thank you!



 
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