- Boating, canoeing, games, events, trips, concerts - the list is almost unending.
- Exploring Nature
- Southwest Florida is a world-class destination for exploring nature, including coastal and wetlands areas, and is famous for its birding and shelling opportunities.
- Artful Living
- We are extremely proud of the talent Shell Point residents bring to our community. Their desire to share that knowledge and teach others is even more amazing. From acrylic painting to scale model railroading building, from beading to photography you will never run out of opportunities to learn.
Juggling all the educational opportunities and volunteer efforts within Shell Point takes a lot of diverse skills.
- The Academy at Shell Point, the heart of our volunteer efforts, was named one of the year's most innovative active aging programs by the International Council on Active Aging. 01/09
Retirement at Shell Point offers opportunities for nurturing the mind through The Academy at Shell Point, an award-winning continuing education program. The Academy offers a well rounded curriculum to provide the perfect spark to engage the mind, body, and spirit with a host of engaging courses and field trips — presenting well over 100 classes per semester.
Lifelong learning is also promoted through a staffed 8,000-volume library and genealogy resource center, instruction in a multitude of programs and levels are offered in our high-tech computer labs. Wireless hot spots are available in various locations around the community as well as in-home internet access.
Close to all is The Village Church, a place for spiritual growth, fellowship with friends, and a multitude of faith-based programs providing nourishment for the soul such as an annual Bible and missions conferences, sacred concerts, weekly Bible studies, various community programs, and a 4,000-volume Church Library.