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2021 ELC Virtual Event Fundraiser

Virtual Event

Join us for a fun, fast-paced, and entertaining virtual event! Pontoon ticket included with your donation!

Captain a Boat

Gather your friends and family for a private, themed, pontoon tour to raise funds for the ELC!

Silent Auction

Bid on a variety of unique and exciting items! Our online auction is open from March 10 to April 10.

Support Environmental Education

In the interest of staying safe and protecting the well-being of our ELC supporters and friends, we decided not to host our in-person annual benefit, Mangroves & Moonlight in 2021.

Our new virtual event will focus on the true treasures of the ELC - our natural resources! During this event, you will meet team members of the ELC, discuss how you can get involved in our cause, enjoy entertainment, and receive our thanks for supporting our mission. 

Please consider making a gift for our virtual Treasure Island Cruisin' for a Cause benefit.


Last year, our annual benefit tickets were $250. This year, we are asking for a minimum donation of $75 for our virtual event and pontoon boat ticket package. The funds raised from our annual event directly support the mission of the ELC by providing staff salaries, campus maintenance expenses, and operating costs.

Because everyone deserves a healthy planet

Virtual Event & Pontoon Package

Minimum donation of $75

Join us for a fun, fast-paced, and entertaining virtual event! Our Treasure Island Cruisin' for a Cause Virtual Event will take place at three separate dates and times, to offer flexibility for your schedule. if you cannot attend, we will send a copy of the virtual presentation to you. Purchase a ticket to our virtual event and receive a pontoon boat ticket for use anytime!

Virtual Event Dates:
April 8 at 4:00 p.m.
April 9 at 10 a.m.
April 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Captain For A Cause


Your ticket to our virtual event also includes a pontoon boat ticket to one of the ELC's beloved tours on the Indian River Lagoon!  You may pick a date and time convenient to you from our wide variety of pontoon boat tours.

During your tour, you will learn about our diverse ecosystem and spot the creatures that live in the Indian River Lagoon.


Several tours are available including our Pelican Island Tour, Sunset Tour, Survivor Spoil Island Splash and more. You may pick a date and time of your choice.


starting at $250

Support the environment and earn community recognition! The ELC offers a variety of opportunities for businesses and individuals to gain recognition in our local community for their commitment to promoting environmental health and human wellbeing.


Please show your support to the Environmental Learning Center by becoming a sponsor. Sponsors receive year-round benefits and recognition! 

Donate Auction Items

items to donate

We are looking for items to be donated to the ELC's online silent auction event. If you have any items you are willing to donate - whether it's a hot air balloon ride, restaurant gift certificates, unique artwork or experiences - please fill in the form below or contact

By donating an item to our silent auction, you or your organization will stand out for your support of the Environmental Learning Center's educational programs for our community.  The proceeds from the auction help support the ongoing operations of the ELC including staff salaries, campus maintenance, and programs.


We will be sending a link in the coming weeks, so you can get online and start bidding!

Donate Auction Items

Every item helps make a difference!

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ELC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3). Admission, memberships & donations are critical to continuing our mission. 


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255 Live Oak Drive

Vero Beach, FL 32963


Located on the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.

ELC is a Smoke-Free campus.  Service Dogs only, please.


Phone: (772) 589-5050

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