To register, call 795-4386 or visit www.ccprc.com.

Events

African-American Heritage Days: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24 at Wannamaker County Park. A celebration of African-American heritage. Participants may bring their own lunch, but snacks and drinks will be available for purchase on-site. Call 795-4386 to register, which is required. Elementary School Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23. Middle School Day: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 24. Meets at Wannamaker County Park. Fee: $8/student.

Programs

Feb. 22, 29: College Day at the Climbing Wall at James Island County Park. Noon-5 p.m. College students with a valid college ID will receive a free harness and shoe rental with the regular price of admission. Registration is not necessary. Age: 16 & up. Fee: $10.

Feb. 18, 22, 25, 29: Early Morning Bird Walks at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. 8:30 a.m.-noon. Join group on bird walks. Walk through many distinct habitats will allow group to view and discuss a variety of birds, butterflies and other organisms. A chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $5/free for Gold Pass holders.

Feb. 18: Introduction to Climbing: Climbing 101 at James Island County Park. 1-4 p.m. Learn about gear, basic knots, technique and how to belay. After completion, participants will be prepared to take a belay test upon their next visit to the Climbing Wall. Pre-registration is required. Age: 14 & up. Fee: $24/$20 CCR Discount.

Feb. 16: Explore Your Parklands: Future West Ashley Park Site. 1-4 p.m. Pre-registration is required for all participants. CCPRC recently purchased some properties that will one day become parks. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore this parkland with naturalists and historical specialists before they go public. A registered and paid chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Age: 12 & up. Fee: $15/$12 CCR discount.

Feb. 17: Out of School Fun Day at James Island County Park. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Spend the day riding bikes, climbing, learning about the local environment and Leave No Trace ethics. Pre-registration is required. Age: 6-9. Fee: $30/$25 CCR Discount.

Feb. 18: Family Artisan Series: Goldsworthy Nature Arrangement at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. 10 a.m.-noon. A registered and paid chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Pre-registration is required. Age: 8 & up. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount.

Feb. 18: Portable Planetarium: Follow the Drinking Gourd at Wannamaker County Park. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Explore the heavens from inside CCPRC's planetarium. Step back in time to view the night sky that escaping slaves followed to freedom and discover an important element of African American heritage. A registered and paid chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under. Age: 9 & up. Fee: $9/$7 CCR Discount.

Feb. 19: Advanced Climbing Clinics: Climbing 302: Advanced Rescues at James Island County Park. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. These clinics are for the serious climber who wants to make the most of their total climbing experience. Participants should have a current CCPRC Belay Card and have taken Climbing 205: Single Pitch Rescues or have Climbing Wall Manager permission. This class is taught by an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor. Pre-registration is required. Age: 16 & up. Fee: $60/$50 CCR Discount.