Fishing, Faith & Fun is a Bible based fishing program and part of the recreation ministry of Idlewild Baptist Church. Our annual six-week program begins the second Saturday of January. Each session is two and one-half hours long and is composed of classroom instruction and hands-on fishing lessons on IBC's property. Children ages 7-15 are welcome and parent participation is encouraged. Online registration is available between November 1 and December 31 or you may pick up an application at the Welcome Centers or church office.
Our mission is to empower youth and expand their possibilities through teaching them to fish and enjoy the outdoors. We give them an opportunity to develop skills and enhance their self-esteem. We also aim to provide exceptional experiences for youth, teaching life skills to stay off drugs, in school and out of gangs. Recently we have added more boating, snorkeling and scuba certification.
The Oxbow Eco-Center is an environmental learning center located on a 225-acre preserve on the North Fork of the St. Lucie River and is where young and old alike can discover the mysterious and hidden life of the forest and river. The preserve at the "Oxbow" is a living laboratory, offering year-round educational programs on a variety of nature-related subjects. At the Oxbow, you can join a naturalist on a guided walk through quiet gardens planted and nurtured by Mother Nature herself, or journey on your own through the verdant and wild sanctuary.
The University of Miami-Dade/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach and caring adults to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens. We achieve these goals by teaching life skills with the 4-H Essential Element in the areas of Mastery, Belonging, Independence and Generosity. For more information contact 4-H Agent Jeramy A. Smith at email@example.com or (cell) 770-468-7453.
Camp Chowenwaw County Park was purchased to conserve rapidly diminishing open space, preserve the property's upland and wetland natural communities, protect and if possible enhance the site's suitability for listed species that have used or could use the habitats, restore and interpret the unique historic resources on the site, and provide educational and recreational opportunities for the public.
Our mission is to provide safe, clean and functional Parks & Recreation facilities. To provide programs and services that add to the quality of life for all Lee County residents and visitors. To enhance tourism through special events and attractions. We are committed to fulfilling this mission through visionary leadership, individual dedication and the trustworthy use of available resources.
The St. Johns County Recreation & Parks Department is committed to a thriving local park system, the opportunity for our residents and visitors to enjoy healthy, active lifestyles, and the preservation of the natural beauty of our environment. Explore the many ways Recreation and Parks is making our community happier and healthier by providing a place where it all comes together, an appreciation of history, and a respect for nature.
Horseshoe Lake Park provides outdoor and resource-based recreation programs that enhance the quality of life for residents. Recreation and play are important for healthy lifestyle, and we utilize natural resources to help build stronger families. While recreational
activities are fun it is important to note that they provide life lessons that build success and happiness among youth and adults.
Our mission is to provide meaningful experiences in nature and improve the quality of life of students, youth and the Northeast Florida community through experiential education in the Sawmill Slough Nature Preserve on campus. Eco Adventure is part of the Recreation Department in the University of North Florida. It had its beginnings 30 years ago when the nature trail system began and the university began to rent canoes to students.
Our mission is to foster understanding of the interaction of people,
wildlife and their environment by creating experiences that engage our
guests; providing fun and innovative educational opportunities; funding
operations, expansion, and programs through an entrepreneurial spirit with
public and private partnerships; instilling passion in the next generation
as responsible stewards of the future. "Inspiring discovery and
appreciation of the earth's wildlife through innovative experiences in a