Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed
Winds, surge and tides associated with Hurricane Sandy caused considerable damage to docks & boardwalk at Elliott Key. The harbor and campground are closed until further notice. University Dock remains open for day use only. More »
Environmental Science: Camping Program
NPS/Kodak photo by Neil Montanus
An Outdoor Adventure
Camps are available from January through April for new teachers and December through April for returning teachers. The camps run from Monday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Friday.
Facilities on the island include:
Learn more about this fantastic program in our comprehensive Camping Guide. To sign up, print out our 2006/2007 Camp Registration Form. Fill it out and send it to Biscayne National Park, Education Coordinator at Biscayne National Park, 9700 SW 328th Street, Homestead, Florida, 33033. Note: The form is not available until August of the upcoming school year and must be surface mailed. Faxes, hand delivery or emails will not be accepted.
Did You Know?
Manatees are aquatic relatives of elephants. They have thick gray skin, coarse hairs, big toenails on their flippers, and lips that can rip and tear plants. Ask a Biscayne National Park ranger for suggestions on good places to look for these gentle giants.