a project of Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc.
Summary: In cooperation with Hillsborough County government,
Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc. (B.O.L.D.) operates Camp Bayou
as an environmental education and hands-on learning center. Physical location: 4140 24th St. SE, Ruskin, Fl (not a mailing address) Directions: @ 3 miles south of SR674 off exit 240W on I-75 Mailing Address:P.O. Box 507, Ruskin, FL 33570 Contact phone: (813) 641-8545 Contacts:Dolly Cummings- Project Leader, Camp Bayou
Richard Sullivan- Hillsborough County Resource Mgmt liaison Hours: The Center is staffed and open Thursday- Saturday, 9am-2pm only.
Trails can be accessed seven days a week from 8am - 6pm (street parking only) Website:http://campbayou.orge-mail:email@example.com Mission:It is the mission of BOLD to sustain a portion of Florida’s original
habitats, in the Little Manatee River Watershed, and to promote appreciation and
better understanding of our natural resources, local history and culture
through education. Size: Camp Bayou is a 160 acre nature preserve located in the
middle of the Little Manatee River system and proximate to the
Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve and Tampa Bay. Funding : Camp Bayou is financially supported thorough local grants,
donations, membership, and dedicated volunteers. History:Camp Bayou was an RV campground back in the 1970s.
It is now publicly owned through Hillsborough County's
Environmental Lands Acquistion and Protection Program (ELAPP),
and managed for public use by Bayou Outdoor Learning and Discovery, Inc..