Girls, Inc. of Bay County


Girls Inc. is an afterschool and summer program for girls in 1st grade through high school. Our mission is to inspire girls to be strong, smart and bold. We do this through our national research based educational programming; STRONG= Healthy Living SMART= Academic Enrichment and Support and BOLD= Life Skills Instruction.

Enchanted Forest Elaine Gordon Park

Associated Agency: 
City of North Miami

"It Starts in Parks!" The Parks and Recreation Department shall continue to improve the quality of life through parks and recreation services and create a connection between the community, its partners and the City of North Miami. Enchanted Forest Park is a 22 acre urban nature park that features, a walking trail, butterfly garden, community garden, nature center, community center, horse stables, playground, covered shelters and open spaces.

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Tropical Park

Associated Agency: 
Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

Tropical Park, developed on the site of a former horse track in 1979, attracts approximately 1,000,000 visitors annually. Visitors can enjoy bicycling, walking or running on the miles of paved pathways. Visitors can shape up on our fitness court or at our boxing center.

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Calhoun County 4-H

Associated Agency: 
University of Florida IFAS Extension

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.

Liberty County 4-H

Associated Agency: 
University of Florida IFAS Extension

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.

Outdoor Education Program

Associated Agency: 
Deane Bozeman School

Deane Bozeman School serves approximately 1,300 students in grades pre-k through 12. The Outdoor Education Program is a Senior level course choses as an elective. The purpose of Outdoor Education at Deane Bozeman School is to introduce the students to various activities and opportunities related to Hunter Safety, Survival, Boater Safety, Archery, Sustainability, and Environmental Resources.

Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park

Associated Agency: 
Department of Environmental Protection/Florida State Parks

Situated on the banks of the legendary Suwannee River, this center honors the memory of American composer Stephen Foster, who wrote "Old Folks at Home," the song that made the river famous. The museum features exhibits about Foster's most famous songs and his music can be heard emanating from the park's 97-bell carillon throughout the day. In Craft Square, visitors can watch demonstrations of quilting, blacksmithing, stained glass making, and other crafts, or visit the gift shop. Hiking, bicycling, canoeing, and wildlife viewing are popular activities.

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