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This month, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting two Sea Turtle Sleepovers.

The Sea Turtle Sleepover is an exclusive over night event held at the Marinelife Center. The popular event features a tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital, games, activities, scavenger hunts, tours of the aquariums, an ocean themed movie, pizza, snacks and much more. Those who attend are welcomed to bring their own drinks and snacks, the center asks that they are in reusable containers and bottles.

The sleepover is for children ages 8 through 12 years old. This is a drop-off only event and parents and chaperones are invited to stay the night and participate in all activities during the night.

You must register to attend due to limited space. The cost is $65 dollars per child.

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This weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting several events for the whole family to enjoy.

Friday, July 5th:

Junior Marinelife Biologist Summer Camp: the interactive summer camp is aimed for children ages 6 through 17 years old. The program is educational and those who attend will gain an understanding on marine biology and ecology. The camp is from 9 am to 4 pm, click here to register.

Public Guide Tours: The tours are offered 7 days a week and includes a tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tour starts at 2 pm and last an hour, click here to register.

Evening Guided Tours: The tour includes an after-hours tour and a behind the scenes experience of the outdoor sea turtle hospital. The tour starts at 6 pm, click here

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Another Sea Turtle Sleepover is happening this Friday night, June 28th at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach.

The popular event is an exclusive nighttime program that offers the ultimate sleepover, tours of the Sea Turtle Hospital, activities, scavenger hunts, an ocean themed movie, tours of the aquariums, pizza, snacks and much more. You are welcomed to bring your own snacks and drinks, but you are asked to bring your food and drinks in a reusable container. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The sleepover is a drop- off only event but parents and chaperones are invited to stay the night but must be present for all activities during the event.

You must register to attend to hold your spot due to limited

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This Thursday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is planning on releasing another healthy sea turtle back into the ocean. The center is planning to release James IV on Thursday morning at 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am.

The event will start at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center at 10 am where the center will go over how they found the turtle and its recovery process before being released.

James IV was brought to the center in early April and is a juvenile loggerhead sea turtle. The sea turtle patient was hooked by a recreational fisherman at the Juno Beach Pier. While in the hands of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center, the sea turtle received antibiotics and was cleared to be released last week.

The Sea Turtle

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This Saturday, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring Turtle Walks on Juno Beach. The Turtle Walks are a unique program that allows guest to learn about and observe the nesting process of a sea turtle.

Turtle Walks are led by the Loggerhead Marinelife Staff who will patrol the designated section of the beach while searching for the sea turtles. Those who attend the Turtle Walk will get a after hours look at the current patients in their outdoor sea turtle hospital. Once a loggerhead sea turtle is found by a staff member on the beach, you’ll be led down to the beach to witness the experience.

Registration is required for the event because due limited space. The State permits only can accommodate 30 people per night for the Turtle

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The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center was founded in 1984 as a unique cooperative project by the city of Boca Raton., Florida Atlantic University, The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District and the Friends of Gumbo Limbo.

During 2018, more than 200,000 visitors visited the Nature Center and enjoyed a walk on their boardwalk, saw the thousands of tropical fish in their aquariums, attended one of their many events, visited the Butterfly Garden, or saw one the sea turtle patients in their rehabilitation center.

The Gumbo Limbo Center Nature Center focuses on environmental education, research and conservation and provides a protective barrier island to many plants, animals, and Marinelife, many are endangered.

The Nature Center’s and Aquarium’s Hours:
Monday

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Tomorrow, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is planning on releasing another healthy sea turtle back into the ocean. The Center will release Bovenizer off Juno Beach tomorrow morning.

Bovenizer is an adult male loggerhead patient that was found in the Florida Power and Light’s intake canal in Port St. Lucie. The turtle was underweight and was brought to the center in Juno Beach in April for medications and treatments. Last week, Bovenizer was cleared to be released back into the ocean and has gained weight.

The preparations for the release will begin at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center tomorrow at 10 am. There you will learn the story of Bovenizer and the turtle’s journey and preparations for being released. A procession to the beach will follow where

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For the entire summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Evening Guided Tours on Tuesday’s through Friday’s. The program was added to their calendar last year and has been extremely popular.

The Evening Tours gives visitors the ultimate experience during a special after-hours tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tours are led by an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff.

The tour will be led through the exhibit hall to learn about the different sea turtle species and the various types of Marinelife found in the ocean. The tour will continue through the exhibit hall into the “Turtle Yard” to meet and see the current sea turtle patients at the center. Light bites and refreshments will be

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting another Sea Turtle Sleepover this June. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center added the new event to their calendar this year and due to the popularity of the event have added more dates throughout the year.

The Sea Turtle Sleepover is an exclusive event held at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The event is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old. The sleepover is a nighttime program that will feature a tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital, include children’s activities, scavenger hunts, and chances to meet the sea turtle patients. The night will also include an ocean themed movie with pizza, snacks and drinks.

The sleepover begins at 7 pm on Friday, June 14th and the children

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This Saturday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day where people around the world celebrate and honor the ocean.

Celebrations begin at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton on 9 am on Saturday and then again at noon on Sunday. The day’s activities include: coloring activities, learning experiences, games and activities, a chance to create recycles artwork, take a picture with the sea turtle mascot Luna, tour the Nature Center, Food trucks and much more.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is celebrating by hosting a Beach Clean Up on Saturday morning at 8:30 am. Those who wish to attend are asked to bring a bucket and gloves to help keep our beaches and oceans clean from litter and trash. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is also hosting several other

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