Inspiring People to Connect with Nature

Open Mon-Sat 10:00-4:00 Sunday 11:00-4:00 | Adults $10 Children $5

January 2021

Brews With the Birds!

Do you know what name won our Bald Eagle Naming Fundraiser? Come to CNCP on Saturday, January 30th and find out! 

We're having a party with planetarium shows, kids crafts, live animal presentations, axe throwing, beer, food trucks, build-a-stuffed-animal bald eagle, and more!

Prices vary, click the button for more info!

Saturday, January 30th 12-6pm

Daily Programming (included with admission)

11 AM Animal Talk

12 PM Planetarium Show

1:15 PM Animal Show

2:15 PM Planetarium Show

Tuesday, Wednesday

and Saturday

10:15 AM Guided Nature Hike

Late Night Double Feature Movie Night

Saturday, February 6th 

7-10 pm

$10 per person

Showing the most horrifying

low-budget SF movies from the 1950s and 60s!

Cat Women on the Moon


Attack of the Giant Leeches!

School's Out Camps

When Lee County schools are out, camp is in for kids ages 7-14!

January 18th: Bird's the Word

February 15th: Calusa Construction

March 15 - 19th: Calusa Critters

April 2: Fantastic Fungi

April 5: Flowers and Seeds

May 31: Wild Food

Summer camp registration open now! Find out more here.

Planetarium Events

January: Space Flight Month!

January 13th & January 27th 7pm

$10 per person, Members Free

Space Flight and Space Science presentations in the Planetarium - short presentation with a full-dome planetarium show.

Commemorate historic spaceflights and learn about the challenges we are overcoming in spaceflight today and into the future!

Nature Center Events

January Night Walk

January 24th 6:00-8:00pm

$15 per person

The moon is out and our trails are dry! Come join us on a night hike along our Pine Loop Trail. This limited availability event will fill up fast, so buy your tickets today!

Homeschool Thursdays

The 3rd Thursday of the Month

$10 per person (ages 6-10)

10:00am -1:00pm

Learn some science, meet some animals, and come hang out with other homeschoolers here!


Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and preservation. Our 105-acre site is home to many rescue animals, two nature trails, a planetarium theater, bird and butterfly aviaries and meeting areas. 

We are open from 10:00-4:00 Monday-Saturday

and 11:00-4:00 on Sunday

3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905


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