Emerald Coast Science Center

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It is the Emerald Coast Science Center’s (ECSC) mission to inspire and grow a scientifically engaged community. It is ECSC's vision to be the recognized leader for scientific exploration, encounters and education in Northwest Florida, and as such, it has promoted science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education and public outreach in Okaloosa County and beyond for over 30 years.

The Coldwater Nationals

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The Coldwater Nationals is a fox dog field trial designed to introduce more young people to hunting and conservation by providing safe, educational, mentored youth hunts. The youth accompanied by a parent or guardian can learn outdoor skills from a mentor during organized hunts. We hold our annual fox dog field trial event at the Coldwater Creek Recreation Area. What is a Fox Dog Field Trial? It is a 3-day hunt for 5 hours each day, where dogs are cast into the field to pursue game animals and their skills are assessed by judges.

Liberty County High School "The Club"

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Boys and Girls Club of Tabula Rasa

Liberty County High School “The Club” is a community site for the Boys and Girls Club of Tabula Rasa. At Boys and Girls Club of Tabula Rasa, Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for personal growth in academics, arts and fitness.

Deer Point Elementary School Anglers Club

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Bay County School Disctrict

Deer Point Angler's Club provides students and their families opportunities to learn together on how to become ethical anglers and conservation stewards. At Deer Point Elementary School we believe that all of our students will be a success. We focus on learning for all, student safety, responsibility, and respect. Together we can make the difference for the students by working to develop model citizens through the use of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and school-wide expectations. Our slogan: C.A.S.T.

Eglin Youth Center

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Eglin Youth Programs

The vision of Eglin Youth Programs is to provide a "POSITIVE PLACE FOR KIDS" and to encourage cooperation between fellow youth members; to challenge young people to be responsible for their actions, resourceful with the environment and respectful of the ideas and customs of others.

Southeastern Dog Hunters Association

The Southeastern Dog Hunters Association (SEDHA) was originally organized as the Blackwater Dog Hunters Association in 2012 out of Santa Rosa County, Florida but, quickly changed its name to represent members across the United States. Our primary base of members resides and hunts in Florida’s Hunting Zone D (Tallahassee to Escambia County). We strive to recruit, retain & reactivate men and woman in outdoor activities by offering a variety of opportunities to youth and families.

Future of Hunting in Florida: Telogia

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Future of Hunting in Florida

For the past eleven years, FHF has hosted approximately 90 weekend youth hunts under the FWC Youth Hunting Program at various private leases and lands in both North and North/Central Florida. And for the past two years, FHF has begun its own New "Old" Hunters Program by hosting a total of six weekend mentored hunts.

Lake Talquin State Park

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Department of Environmental Protection/Florida State Parks

Nestled on the bluffs overlooking Lake Talquin's southern shore, the park offers outdoor activities for all ages. Visitors will find outstanding freshwater fishing with common species such as largemouth bass, striped bass, speckled perch, bream and catfish being caught off the park's boardwalk or dock.

Bring your canoe or kayak to launch and explore the roughly 10,000-acre Lake Talquin. Enjoy a leisurely walk on the interpretive trail past ravine systems to a bluff overlooking the lake.

Blackwater Fox Hunter Association

Blackwater Fox Hunter Association hosts an annual field trial/bench show every year around the fourth of July. They hold this event at the Coldwater Equestrian Campground where there are many activities for the youth and families to enjoy. The bench show includes a child-friendly handling session with prizes for each child, a dance held under the pavilion for all of the families involved in the field trial, and a water slide and tubes for the kids to enjoy during their time.

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