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Top 20 Reasons to go to Jupiter Outdoor Center

Jupiter Outdoor Center

Jupiter Outdoor Center is by far the unadulterated epitome of Jupiter. Our serene yet busy spot boasts many amenities. Jupiter Outdoor Center is located directly in front of the iconic lighthouse, which is the essence of Jupiter for locals and visitors from afar. See the list below to learn just what makes Jupiter Outdoor Center…

From The Jetty To The Jungle

Jupiter Water Taxi Jupiter FL Eco-Tours South-Florida High Tide Rides

In the 8.5 mile stretch of the Loxahatchee River, the changes in the ecosystems along the way are enough to amaze anyone. In this relatively short distance; one can go from seeing jumping Dolphin and Tarpon, to sun bathing Alligators and Yellow-bellied Turtles. One moment you are riding along million dollar homes on crystal blue water and the…

Fullerton Island: Jupiter’s Hidden Gem

Fullerton Island Jupiter Florida

Once proposed for luxury properties, Fullerton Island was 12 acres of prime Jupiter real estate ready to be sold to the highest bidder. Fullerton Island is a piece of land right off Jupiter’s Sawfish Bay Park that remained vacant for many years over legal disputes. Before 2013, the island was infested with invasive species and required…

Jupiter Outdoor Center is Celebrating 20 Years of Eco-Friendly Fun

Jupiter Outdoor Center 20 year anniversary

In honor of Jupiter Outdoor Center’s 20th anniversary, the center will be celebrating this milestone by offering a free 3 month individual membership to the person that submits a story and picture that best illustrates the many reasons why JOC is the ultimate choice for outdoor adventure and fun! Here is our story about why…

School’s Out Day Camps Still Rockin’ Strong

School’s Out Day Camps Jupiter Kids Camp

Jupiter Outdoor Center has had a few School’s Out Day Camps since my last blog from Camp #2. Most of those camps were a combination of wind and more wind plus the added bonus of one camp on a full moon. Never the less, fun and adventure were had by the kids. Speaking of the…

The Importance of Outdoor Recreation

By: Matthew Hudson, Outdoor Guide and Instructor How does one learn? This might seem like a weird question to ask but really how do you learn? The best way to achieve this is through outdoor education and environmental education that holds an emphasis on direct experiences.  The camping experience is one-way children receive this type of…