SNAP Camp (Science Nature Adventure Program)

Associated Agency: 
Manatee County School District

Camp SNAP is a summer science nature adventure program that offers Manatee County Title 1 students countless opportunities to explore the wonders of nature as well as learning about personal stewardship of the earth. Invited fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth grade students participate in the weeklong camps, which run June 5th through June 22nd. Students travel daily to field trips sites such as Myakka River State Park, Coquina Beach/Leffis Key, Robinson Preserve and the Florida Aquarium.

Miami-Dade County Parks Disability Services

Associated Agency: 
Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces

Miami-Dade Parks operates an adapted archery program for individuals who have physical or visual disabilities. Adapted equipment and instruction is provided. The program is open to children and adults with physical or visual disabilities. This program is part of the overall adapted sports program operated by Miami-Dade Parks Disability Services Paralympic Sport Club Program.

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YMCA Miami Lakes Youth Center

Associated Agency: 
YMCA of South Florida

The YMCA at the Miami Lakes Optimist Park is a youth Center where teens from Miami Lakes come to learn, grow, and thrive. As team members of our community we have a responsibility to encourage and motivate our future leaders. Here at our YMCA Youth Center we take pride in forming educational relationships with our parents and participants!

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Constitution Park

Associated Agency: 
City of Deerfield Beach

Located in Deer Creek, offers over eight acres of beautifully landscaped rails and amenities. Constitution Park is home to our Arboretum (Tree Zoo) with over 325 exotic trees displayed along a one-half mile path, the "Zeke" Landis Nursery, and rain forest.

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Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex

Associated Agency: 
City of Deerfield Beach

This 15 acre park offers a full-service recreation center, full-size gym, picnic areas and a playground. The location also includes a multi-purpose building that houses a press box, concession stand and restrooms, a football/soccer field, lighted outdoors basketball courts, and 2 baseball fields & a multi-purpose field.

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Nathan Benderson Park

Located in Sarasota, FL, Nathan Benderson Park (NBP) is a unique 600-acre community park that includes North America's premier 2,000-meter sprint rowing course and a regatta center. One of a handful of sites in the United Stated identified as having all of the natural attributes that make up a world-class rowing and recreational facility, Nathan Benderson Park began hosting organized regatta competitions in 2009.

Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

Crane Point / Florida Keys Land and Sea Trust, Inc. The Trust is a 501(c)3 Non Profit whose Mission is to Promote Environmental Stewardship and the Heritage of the Florida Keys. Crane Point is a 64 Acre ecological and cultural Treasure in the heart of the Florida Keys with many nature trails that leads You to the Gulf of Mexico. The trails offer a view of the Keys in the Days of the Indian and Bahamian Settlers and preserves one of the last thatch palm hammocks containing rare and endangered species.

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Tradewinds Park and Stables

Associated Agency: 
Broward County Parks and Recreation

At roughly 625 acres, Tradewinds Park & Stables is one of Broward County's largest and most diverse parks. Tradewinds Park was acquired in 1974 from Margueritte C. McLean, whose family used the property for breeding and raising thoroughbred horses. The north side of the park is a rural farm setting with livestock and horses and includes educational farm tours, trail rides, pony rides, horse and junior farmers camps, a farmhouse museum, and model steam train rides. Tradewinds Educational Farm was developed to reflect the history of agricultural activities in Broward County.

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Special Populations Section

Associated Agency: 
Broward County Parks and Recreation

Broward County Parks and Recreation Special Populations Section plans, develops, implements, and evaluates a variety of year-round recreation and leisure programs, special events, and services to meet the interests and needs of children, teens, adults, and seniors with disabilities. Programs are designed to develop, enhance, and/or maintain leisure skills, motor skills, socialization, and overall well-being as well as to promote fun and enjoyment.

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