Auction Items from the Gala
Thank you for your support with our efforts to teach people
how to improve our environment along with their own well-being
through hands-on stewarship programs. It was a fun and
very successful fundraising event and auction thanks to you! If you missed it and would like to donate to grow and sustain our programs please do!
Your contribution makes it possible for us to sustain and grow the Environmental Learning Center's 64-Acre lagoon island nature education programs and facilities.
Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower all people, including those with minimal access to nature, to be active stewards of the environment
and their own well-being!
Three First Edition, Cuba Themed Novels signed by the authors accompanied by Cuban Havana Club Rum, a Humidor and Cigars.
This package includes all the ingredients for relaxing evenings with a good book, a cocktail, and a fine Cuban cigar. These first edition signed novels include Cuba Libre by Elmore Leonard, Wake of the Perdido Star, by Gene Hackman and Daniel Lenihan; and The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos. Fine Cuban Rum, compliments of the Citrus Grill, and Cuban Cigars direct from the Cuban farmer will make it feel like you are visiting the exotic tropical paradise.
(Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Clark French, Citrus Grill, Smoke Inn and Camille Yates)
A private Yoga Class and Lunch at Fresh Organics for Six.
You and your friends can enjoy the morning at the Vero Beach Yoga Barre and choose from a variety of yoga classes that range from restorative, vinyasa, and heated power classes as well as various sequencing of Barre. After your private session, enjoy lunch at Fresh Organics where they take pride in their homemade food, made from the freshest all organic and non GMO ingredients available.
(Donated by Vero Beach Yoga Barre and Fresh Organics Restaurant)
A One Night Stay at Costa d’Este and Styling Services by Haute Dry and Night at Local Watering Holes
Luxury surrounds you throughout your stay at Coste d ’Este . Enjoy the beachfront pool, ocean view dining at its finest with locally grown, organic produce at The Wave Kitchen & Bar, or our Beachside Cabana Bar. During your stay, pamper yourself with a styling session at Haute Dry where every detail is designed to make your hair experience the ultimate in indulgence with high style and amazing results. Then go out for a night on the town at local watering holes.
(Donated by Costa d’Este and Haute Dry)
Sunset Cruise on the Indian River aboard the Discover
On the Environmental Learning Center’s Pontoon Boat “Discover,” you will carefully glide over seagrass beds, respectfully opening up the secrets of the Indian River Lagoon and its wildlife. On our cruise, we’ll travel north along the Indian River Lagoon and pause near Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge to take in the gorgeous views of this mangrove island where birds, manatees, and dolphins often gather. Our staff naturalists and boat captain will be on board to highlight sightings and guide the trip for maximum exposure to birds and wildlife.
(Donated by the Environmental Learning Center)
Seaplane Adventure for
Come experience the excitement of a seaplane flight! Take a flightseeing tour for the entire family. It’s suitable for all ages. You will board a Cessna 206 and experience the Treasure Coast as it is meant to be seen by land, sea, and air! Take a 1.25 hour low level flight along the gorgeous coastline towards Sebastian Inlet and then head west to Blue Cypress Lake for a splachtacular water landing!
(Donated by Treasure Cost Seaplanes)
Seven Night African Safari for either 2 or 4 People
Experience an exciting adventure at the Ezulwini Luxury Game Lodges situated in the Private Balule Nature Reserve part of the unfenced Greater Kruger National Park in the heart of the African wilderness. Stay in two different lodges—Billy’s Lodge & River Lodge. Ezulwini is home to the Big 7, (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Hippo and Crocodile) – and approximately 150 other mammal and 460 other bird species, making it one of the best spots in South Africa for bird watching! With experienced rangers, private chefs and luxury accommodations your stay is sure to be even more memorable. Enjoy twice-daily safaris through thousands of hectares of prime game-viewing area with undisturbed traversing in open Land Rovers. There are two packages available. A seven night safari for two or a seven night safari for four. Each package includes luxury accommodations, full breakfast, light lunch, and three course dinner, teas & coffees and two game safaris each day.
(Donated by Ezulwini Game Lodges)
Guided Fly Fishing or Spin Fishing for Two
Enjoy a half day of sight fishing in shallow water with Chris Yergens, CNY on the Fly. You and a friend will love the anticipation and the intensity of watching the fish eat a well-placed fly or lure.
You can count on the most exciting inshore saltwater fishing available.
(Donated by CNY on the Fly)
Sunset Cruise aboard a 65 foot Yacht and Dinner at Quail Valley River Club for Eight
Enjoy a leisurely cocktail cruise with drinks and hors d’ouvers aboard a luxury yacht and return to Quail Valley River Club for a sumptuous dinner. A great way to spend an evening with friends or family.
(Donated by Jim Mofitt
and Quail Valley)
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Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower all people, including those with minimal access to nature, to be active stewards of the environment and their own well-being.
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Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 12 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Phone: (772) 589-5050
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255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963.
Located at the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.