North Port YMCA

Associated Agency: 
Charlotte County YMCA Association

At the Y, we don't just teach swimming lessons or coach soccer. We're about youth development: ensuring that the children and teens in our programs reach their full potential by helping them grow - physically, mentally and socially - from young children into engaged, active members of their communities. Here at the Y, our programs are focused on implementing activities that are going to teach youth and enable them to be successful in the real world.

Riverbend Park

Associated Agency: 
Palm Beach County Department of Parks and Recreation
Riverbend provides a variety of hiking, biking, wading, canoeing and wildlife watching programs for private, public and school groups offering a closer look at the environmental and historical aspects of Riverbend. School programs are tailored to meet grade curriculum objectives. Fun special events for the public are offered throughout the year and summer camp programs are available in the summer. Visit the website for more details on each program, including dates, costs and reservations.
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Florida Keys Community College

Florida Keys Community College is an open-access, educational institution dedicated to serving the intellectual, diverse, cultural, and occupational needs of the Florida Keys as well as the global community. The college is committed to student-centric academic programs and services, workforce development, continuing education diverse partnerships, electronically delivered instruction, and sustainable practices that prepare students for personal success and responsible citizenship.

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

Associated Agency: 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Mission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge vision is to serve as an outstanding showcase for ecosystem management that restores, protects and enhances a portion of the unique northern Everglades biological community. This public asset provides for the enjoyment and enhanced quality of life for present and future generations.

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City of Winter Garden

To provide high quality recreation programs and facilities to all resident of and visitors to Winter Garden. Upcoming program development will include Interpretive Programs, Nature Center, Canoe/Kayak launch, Primitive Group Camping, Hiking Trails, Historical Exhibits and Picnic Pavilions.

Savannas Preserve State Park

Associated Agency: 
Department of Environmental Protection

Provides resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring natural and cultural resources. Youth programs are taught via school field trips, summer camps, 4-H Partners, home school groups, family programming and public events. Core program topics include Flora & Fauna in the Park, Fire Ecology, Conservation and outdoor activities such as hiking, birding, orienteering, geo-coaching, kayaking and archery.

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City of North Port

Provides diverse year round recreational opportunities through the preservation of open space, park settings, recreational facilities, and programs that meet the physical, mental, cultural and social needs of our residents, while enhancing the overall quality of life. Fall 2014 The City of North Port will be starting their first nature program designed for elementary school children. They will also provide one-half day Saturday programs.

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