Shop Local and Give Back This Holiday Season: Become a Friend of Weedon Island!

  ‘Twas just weeks before the holidays and all through St. Pete, We pledged to shop local when buying our treats. The lights were hung in Straub Park with care, In hopes that cool weather soon would be there...   With the close of Thanksgiving comes one of the most heartening times of year, when [...]

By |2019-12-06T09:51:41-05:00December 6th, 2019|Donate, Gift Shop, Summer Camps|

2016 Summer Student Camps–Success!

Since 2010, Friends of Weedon Island has awarded 20 scholarships to Pinellas County elementary students to attend one of Weedon Island's two week-long summer camps. Led by George Heinrich, a noted Florida field biologist and environmental educator specializing in Florida reptiles, the camps offer youngsters an outstanding, hands-on opportunity to learn and experience natural Florida. Offered in July, one camp focuses [...]

By |2016-09-28T16:18:26-04:00September 28th, 2016|Summer Camps, Uncategorized|