Previously destined to become the site of luxury condominiums, the land that is now Lovers Key State Park was donated to the people of Florida so that its beaches and mangrove forests can be preserved for all to enjoy. Hop in a kayak or lounge under an umbrella on the shore. Explore serene canals and lagoons that are favorite grazing spots for manatee and shorebirds. You may see the calm turquoise waters broken by a dolphin’s dorsal fin or by the strike of an osprey’s talons.
Create a "natural" learning environment for your next company meeting, youth training activity or organization retreat. Nestled among the trees, at the end of a winding path, is a one-of-a-kind learning experience.
The Florida FFA Leadership Training Center, located just a short drive from Orlando and Tampa, is miles away from the traffic congestion, cramped hotels and tourist attractions which often disrupt meetings and distract participants.
Homestead-Miami Speedway is dedicated to making a positive difference and serving the communities of South Florida. In conjunction with the NASCAR Foundation, Driving for a Cause seeks to raise funds to assist and provide support to non-profit and charitable cause in surrounding communities with a focus on youth and education. We are dedicated to engaging the youth utilizing our resources, such as the track and the two lakes on property, to educate them about the environment.
Santa Fe College's Zoo Animal Technology Program is the premier wild animal technology program in the United States. To facilitate the training of animal professionals, Santa Fe College (SF) has its own zoo, the Teaching Zoo, which is located on SF's Northwest campus.
Set in a naturally wooded environment, the 10-acre Teaching Zoo is a functioning zoo with a diverse collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.
The Masonic Park & Youth Camp offers a level of learning and exploring to guests of every age. Whether hiking on a trail, kayaking on the Little Manatee River, fishing on Lake Dot, or horseback riding, you and your family will learn as much about nature as you do yourselves.
The Tampa Bay History Center is more than a mere repository for historical facts. Functioning as a liaison between the past and the present, the museum honors our community’s character and heritage, stirring the spirit of adventure found in all its visitors with the generations of stories it has to tell.