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Sams House at Pine Island EEL Sanctuary

Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area Educational Resources

Sams House at Pine Island FREE Study Trips

Study Trips run from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, but can easily be adapted to another time frame.

Grades VPK-2 "Little Nature Pioneers": Discover what life was like for Florida pioneers by visiting Brevard's oldest standing home (the 1875 Sams cabin), doing pioneer "chores" and going on a nature hike.
Grades 3-5 "Florida's Diverse History and Ecosystems": Go back in time to Florida's beginnings and sift for fossils, explore a Native American village, learn how to throw spears using an atlatl, see inside the 1875 Sams cabin, and explore the surrounding woods.
Grades 6-12 "Earth Science and Ecology": Understand the dynamic systems of earth through explorations into the soils, water, and habitats of the Pine Island Conservation Area

Homeschool Programs 
All programs can be one or two hours in length.  Choose from:  Little Nature Pioneers, Megafauna, Native Americans, Ecology, Budding Biologists series, and more.
To Schedule Your Group call 321-449-4720, or e-mail
                                                 Sams House at Pine Island
                                                     6195 N. Tropical Trail
                                                   Merritt Island, FL  32953

                        Open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Sams House at Pine Island

Land Manager: David DeMeyer

6195 N. Tropical Trail
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Phone: 321-449-4720
Fax: 321-449-4736


Center Hours
Tuesday through Sunday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed Mondays

Sams House Trail hours
9 am to 5 pm, Gates Locked at 5 pm

Pine Island Trail hours
Dawn to Dusk, Gates Locked at Dusk

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