ECO Adventurers – Nature at the Bonnet House

ECO Adventurers netting the pond of Bonnet House Gardens.

ECO Adventurers Bonnet House – Weekly on  Wednesdays and NOW ALSO ON THURSDAYS,  10am -2:30pm…A day of nature learning and adventuring just for the children, ages 5-13.  Exploration, play, and enrichment in the real and natural Florida…Bonnet House Gardens, Birch State Park  and occasionally in Whiskey Creek in  Dania Beach.

Wednesdays are FULL…if you are new to the program, only Thursdays are available.


The Nature Teacher Homeschooling Program uses experiential learning, physical and outdoor education, and an emphasis on Natural History, Biology, and Ecology to develop the  student’s respect and awe for their natural surroundings. The integration of Literature, Language Arts, Science, and History helps to create a full and well-rounded experience for the participants.

Outdoor Exploration and Nature Study for kids with a strong sense of adventure.

Age 5 and up.

For the kids only, drop-off.

This 4.5 hour class allows for nature study, independent outdoor play, complex games, team building, and involved activities.

  • Drop-off enrichment and exploration program for children ages 5 and up.
  • MOST Wednesdays or Thursdays, 10am -2:30pm (See Dates Below)
  • Explore the natural beauty of the Bonnet House Forest and Ponds, with occasional days visiting Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and Dania Beach, Whiskey Creek and possible other natural areas…get to know natural and real Florida
  • Enrich your homeschool program with nature study, science, history, literature and child-led play and exploration.
  • **This program requires a commitment and is not a pay-by-day style class.  Classes are planned and paid for seasonally in sessions…3+ months at a time.  One credit per session is allowed, for necessary absence…deducted from next session payment or used as a credit toward another program.Prices are based on  full season and are per child, with a sibling discount of 50%
The Island Theater…our indoor, outdoor classroom!


2017/18 Nature Theme…Florida Nature and Florida People

All Nature Teacher programs will center around this theme…building from it to create enriching activities, games and lessons that emphasize a multitude of subjects, like, art, science and ecology, history and literature.

Nature Themes By Season

Autumn – Just Nature

    How the Land Came to Be…Rocks, Shells and Bones

Location, Location, Location…Latitude and Longitude

Cold and Hot…Ancient Climate Change

Winter – Wandering Wildlife

    On the Hunt…Movement of Man

High and Dry…A Different Florida

Water, Water Everywhere…Wetlands and Hammocks

Spring – Modern Man and Nature

    Mound Builders…Islands and Legacies

Pirates and Sailors…Explorations and Conquests

Change…Expansion, Irrigation and Development

ECO Adventures Bonnet House Dates By Season


Calendar Dates 2017/18

Autumn 2017

September:  13/14, 20/21, 27/28

October:  4/5, 11/12, 18/19, 25/26

November:  1/2, 8/9, 15/16, 29/30

December:  6/7,13/14, 20/21

Winter 2018

January:  10/11, 17/18, 24/25, 31/1

February: 7/8, 14/15, 21/22, 28/29

March: 7/8, 14/15, 21/22

Spring 2018

April:  4/5, 11/12, 18/19, 25/26

May:  2/3, 9/10, 16/17, 23/24, 30/31

June: 6/7