Withlacoochee River Park is a wilderness park within the Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department. The departments mission is to improve the quality of life for Pasco County citizens by providing excellent parks and recreation facilities and program opportunities for everyone to enjoy. The park is situated on over 450 acres of natural Florida wilderness. Visitors can experience the pleasures of bird watching, hiking, camping, fishing, canoeing/kayaking and relaxing with nature. The park is open seven days a week from 7:00 am until dusk; there is a $2 parking fee.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park has a 1640 acre preserve and 3.2 miles of pristine beach front with over 40 imperiled plant and animal species. The park offers a wide variety of educational interpretive programming scheduled throughout the year. Topsail offers guided trail hikes, fishing clinics, natural and cultural resource outreach and education opportunities, arts and crafts, literacy programs, astronomy, geocaching and more.
Basecamp Apalach is a one stop guide service for educational tours in Franklin and Gulf counties. Our mission is to lead accessible explorations to singular destinations while providing inspiring experiences and instilling environmental sustainability ethics. Our tours emphasize best management practices for wildlife viewing, environmental education, as well as providing knowledge about the natural and cultural history of the Forgotten Coast. We offer walking tours, geocaching challenges, birding tours and kayak trips to local tributaries off the Apalachicola River Basin.
The mission of Land O'Sunshine Camp Cedarbrook is to provide children and adults a safe camping experience that helps them build healthy relationships with Jesus, each other, and themselves in order to promote growth and maturity. These goals are incorporated into programs such as small group activities,
training and safety, respect for our environment, setting goals through an outdoor environment, having fun, and modeling by mentors.
The Chattahoochee Boys and Girls Club is designed to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need guidance the most to reach their fullest potential. We are developing productive, caring and responsible young men and women. We teach a variety of programs to include SMART, Stride Academy and Music Club. We are striving to incorporate additional outdoor activities to our already established "free play", where kids can just be kids and have fun.
Life Sports Fitness is a tax-exempt organization that delivers high quality, fun, educational fitness programs for children. We provide school-age children with out-of-school-time (OST) youth development options in year-round programs teaching life skills and core values via sports, fitness and positive mentorship. We pride ourselves in our ability to teach, motivate and inspire children by unleashing their potential.
The Calhoun County 4-H Extension Service provides research-based educational programs in the program areas of agriculture, horticulture, family consumer sciences and 4-H youth development. 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. Through 4-H, youth are leading a Revolution of Responsibility - a movement for positive change in every community in Calhoun County, Florida.
The purpose of Liberty County 4-H is to develop leadership, character, and good citizenship in America's youth. By emphasizing the development of the Head, Heart, Hands, and Health, 4-H leads youth to produce their best. Adult and youth volunteers lead local school and community 4-H clubs, advising and encouraging club members as they plan and carry out projects. 4-H is open to all youth ages 5 to 18 regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin or handicap and involves urban as well as rural youth.