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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.

09mar(mar 9)10:00 am(mar 9)10:00 amMarine Communities & Microscopes - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

09mar(mar 9)3:00 pm(mar 9)3:00 pmA Community-Based Oyster Shell Recycling and Bed Restoration ProjectSound Vision: A Webinar Series3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

11mar(mar 11)3:30 pm(mar 11)3:30 pmWidgeon Point Preserve Hike - RSVP Required3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 43 Okatie Hwy

12mar(mar 12)10:00 am(mar 12)10:00 amCrabbing & Cast Netting - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

13mar(mar 13)1:00 pm(mar 13)1:00 pmAll About Snakes - RSVP RequiredSTEAM Saturdays at the Maritime Center1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 310 Okatie Highway

16mar(mar 16)10:00 am(mar 16)10:00 amReptile Meet & Greet - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

17mar(mar 17)10:00 am(mar 17)10:00 amFish Printing - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

18mar(mar 18)10:00 am(mar 18)10:00 amNature Hike - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:30 am 310 Okatie Highway

19mar(mar 19)10:00 am(mar 19)10:00 amCrabbing & Cast Netting - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

20mar(mar 20)10:00 am(mar 20)10:00 amTeen Painting Workshop with Debby BloomSTEAM Saturdays at the Maritime Center10:00 am - 2:00 pm 310 Okatie Highway

23mar(mar 23)10:00 am(mar 23)10:00 amMarine Communities & Microscopes - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

23mar(mar 23)3:00 pm(mar 23)3:00 pmSnakes And UsSound Vision: A Webinar Series3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

24mar(mar 24)10:00 am(mar 24)10:00 amSquid Dissections - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

25mar(mar 25)10:00 am(mar 25)10:00 amWidgeon Point Preserve Hike - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:30 am 43 Okatie Hwy

26mar(mar 26)8:00 am(mar 26)8:00 amBe Pro Be Proud SC Truck at the Maritime Center8:00 am - 5:00 pm 310 Okatie Highway

27mar(mar 27)10:00 am(mar 27)10:00 amNature Hike - RSVP RequiredSTEAM Saturdays at the Maritime Center10:00 am - 11:30 am 310 Okatie Highway

27mar(mar 27)10:00 am(mar 27)10:00 amBe Pro Be Proud SC Truck at the Maritime Center10:00 am - 3:00 pm 310 Okatie Highway

30mar(mar 30)10:00 am(mar 30)10:00 amReptile Meet & Greet - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 310 Okatie Highway

31mar(mar 31)10:00 am(mar 31)10:00 amFish Printing - RSVP Required10:00 am - 11:00 am 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

Get in Touch

Maritime Center

(843) 645-7774
310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909

Port Royal Sound Foundation


 Visiting the Maritime Center

The Maritime Center is operating on limited hours. Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm & Saturday 10am-2pm.

Thank you!

 
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