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Year At A Glance

A look at some of our events for 2017!


January 2017

16 – Discovery Club begins

 – Island Investigators begins


2nd  – World Wetlands Day
4th – Hope Town Reef Ball (Abaco Inn)
 – Sea Beans Club starts (ages 3-5)
11th – Marsh Harbour Reef Ball (The Jib Room)


  – World Forestry Week

National Coastal Awareness Month – “Climate Change, Changing Climate, Changing lives”

22nd – World Earth Day and Earth Day Extravaganza at Pete’s Pub, Little Harbour


TBA – Discovery Club badge ceremony


June 23 – 24: Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby
June 26 – 30: Junior Ecosystems Camp (for first time campers only, ages 6-9)

TBD – June or July – Rockin’ with FRIENDS (summer camp fundraiser)

July – Summer Camps Galore! 

July 3 – 7: Junior Conservation Camp (for returning campers only, ages 6-9)

July 11-12: IGFA Sustainable Fishing Camp (location TBA, ages 10-12)

July 12-13: IGFA Sustainable Fishing Camp (location TBA, ages 10-12)

July 17-21: Sea Beans Camp (ages 3-5)
July 24-28: Nature Detectives (ages 13-15)

July 31 – Aug 3 : Grand Cay Camp


September – International Coastal Cleanup Month!
** FRIENDS will be helping to coordinate community cleanups through September and into the beginning of October. Please contact us if you would like to participate.

International Coastal Cleanup Day is September 16th. Stay tuned for dates and times for local cleanups!

18th – Discovery Club begins (dates subject to change)

20th – Island Investigators begins (dates subject to change)

20th – Science Fair entry deadline

6th – Discovery Club ends (for the term)(dates subject to change)

TBA – Kayak Challenge

16 – Abaco Science Fair

23 – Turtle Trot 5K fun run/walk in Hope Town


TBA – Island Investigators ends (last meeting for term)

TBA – Hope Town Music Festival

January 2018

3rd-6th – Abaco Science Alliance Conference


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