Early Risers Thursdays! Calling all early birds! The ELC gates will open every Thursday at 7am for early morning self-guided nature walks, birding and exploring our 64-acre lagoon island campus. Enjoy the cooler early mornings and get your walks in on our EcoFIT trails where we count the FIT steps for you on our campus maps. ELC members get in free so join today at discoverELC.org. General Admission: $5 for Adults & Children 12 & older. $3 Children ages 2 to 11. Free Admission for children under age 2. Free Admission with proof of financial need. SNAP, EBT or Medicaid Cards or Free/Reduced Lunch, or TANF letters. Veterans get an admissions discount.