• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.


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Picnic at Porgy Traveling Trunk


The Jones Family.

A Picnic at Porgy Key traveling trunk is a way for teachers from all over the country to take their students on a "picnic" to Porgy Key, once home to the pioneering Jones' family. Students will learn about 100 years of cultural history at Biscayne National Park through the eyes of this remarkable African-American family. All of the materials needed to complete the curriculum-based activities are contained within the trunk we mail directly to your classroom!

To arrange for the Picnic at Porgy Traveling Trunk to visit your class fill out the Traveling Trunk Registration Form.

Or feel free to contact us at (305) 230-7275 x 08 or e-mail us.

Did You Know?

A fishing rod and reel await use at sunset.

Biscayne National Park offers a FREE educational fishing clinic! Learn more about angling on Biscayne's aquamarine waters, refresh your fish ID skills, get updates on regulations and why they're important, and learn about choosing and maintaining tackle and gear from long-time local fishing guides. More...