Our educational programs for school groups are all aligned with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and as such, are correlated with FCAT Benchmarks. They provide hands-on opportunities for students to strengthen their environmental science knowledge. Our family and visitor programs are designed to expose our audiences to important environmental science content while also inspiring visitors of all ages to become more informed and scientifically literate.
Take Part in 4-H Events & Activities: The activities available to all categories of 4-H members include summer camps, camp counseling, fairs, contests, judging team competitive events, public speaking, project workshops, classes, and many more. There are also district, state, national, and international events and activities.
From environmental and natural history topics to recreating a style of the early pioneers, the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve offers programming and education that allows children at an early age to connect with nature, the environment, and to experience how their ancestors lived.
Represents the Audubon Society members in Northern Pinellas County and provides services to all who are interested: free local field trips with expert birders; inexpensive extended field trips within the US and to other locales, free monthly programs, volunteer & networking opportunities within the local conservation community; scholarships to local summer camps and speakers for a variety of classrooms and groups.
Camp Cristina is a 65 acre outdoor center which hosts day camps for rising 1st through 10th graders. The natural world provides an almost “fool-proof” place to create new memories, gain a new vocabulary of experiences and new friends to share them with. Camp Cristina is more than an outdoor experience. They build friendships and self-confidence throughout the summer that will last a lifetime. Camp provides a place where campers feel accepted, trusted, and supported, while enabling them to trust and support themselves and others.
The Glazer Children’s Museum opened is located along the waterfront in downtown Tampa. The 53,000 square-foot building is not just a museum, but a place with activities, games and challenges that allows children to learn in an exciting, stimulating environment. The world-class facility will host millions of children to learn about themselves, each other and the world around them through exploration and discovery.
Since 1969 more than 328,000 sixth grade students in Hillsborough County Public Schools have experienced Nature's Classroom, an outdoor environmental education program located on 365 acres of land along the Hillsborough River.
Mangrove Marcus is an aquatic camp for children ages 8-12. We strive to instill conservation and environmental awareness. Loretta Ingraham Recreation Complex is the host site for the Mangrove Marcus Aquatic Adventures camp. The summer program is a popular summer camp sponsored by the city of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department. The Loretta Ingraham Recreation Complex has indoor air conditioned classrooms, a gym and a swimming pool. Also the center is in close proximity to Cypress Point Beach, Ben T. Davis Beach and Pinic Island.