Canaveral National Seashore, part of the National Park Service, is located on the Atlantic coast of central Florida and is comprised of nearly 58,000 acres of natural barrier island, open lagoon, coastal hammock, pine flatwoods, and offshore waters. With 24 miles of pristine beach, it is prime habitat for many threatened and endangered species
providing nesting beaches for several thousand protected marine turtles. The Park Rangers at Canaveral offer numerous environmental and conservation related programs to the public, and in summer of 2021, they began their new Jr.
Tuscawilla Park is a public access park in Ocala and shares property with the neighboring City of Ocala facilities the Reilly Arts Center and the Discovery Center. Anglers can partake in shoreline and/or pier fishing in any of the three bodies of water located within the park, which inhabit many Florida native freshwater fish species. Paved walking trails to the fishing pier provide wheelchair and motorized chair access to the water as well.
Lake Aurora Christian Assembly is a camp and retreat center dedicated to helping youth and families to develop core values based on Christian principles. It is our goal to give each participant a wholesome life experience in an outdoor setting. To accomplish this we network with churches, educational, public and private organizations who share
compatible philosophies and goals.
Lake Aurora Christian Camp and Retreat Center currently offer archery and freshwater fishing programs that FYCCN and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida have assisted with.
The Boy Scouts of America strives to instill in young people the principles of integrity, character, responsibility, and leadership – preparing them to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes.
To promote healthy and socially rewarding activities through the preservation of cultural resources and the provision of diverse high quality parks and natural spaces. The Morgan Family Community Center currently uses FYCCN resources to offer kayaking classes for beginners.
The City of Fruitland Park strives to provide our community with the best possible programs, services, and special events. The Parks and Recreation Department currently offers a wide range of youth sports, as well as adult men's and co-ed softball. Community events are held throughout the year including Movie on the Lawn, Fruitland Park Day, and Hometown Christmas to name a few.
As the founding camp property of the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches, Inc., Youth Camp was purchased in Barberville in 1982, and has lead the Sheriff's Youth Ranch mission to prevent delinquency and develop lawful, resilient, and productive citizens. Youth Camp boasts 200 acres and includes many water bodies on site, making it ideal for favorite outdoor activities like canoeing, fishing and hiking! The camp is available for rentals through most of the year but is occupied in the summer by youth from all over the state!
Majesty Outdoors is a faith based non-profit committed to raising awareness and, through mentorship in the outdoors, offering a solution to the fatherless epidemic that is literally pronouncing a death sentence to an entire generation. TideChangers is what we call our satellite groups all across the country that serve as our clubs for mentoring to fatherless youth. TideChangers partners with passionate and committed individuals and organizations in local communities to educate, equip, empower, and encourage them in forming TideChanger Mentor Chapters.
The Rainbow Lakes Estates was established in 1959, originally comprised of 16 square miles and includes three sparkling lakes (Lake Bonable, Little Lake Bonable, and Tiger Lake.) These lakes constitute approximately 330 acres of water for our members' fishing and watersport pleasure, with access to a fishing pier and boat ramp as well. While Rainbow Lakes provides quality recreational opportunities and facility use to its residents and property owners, non-residents may also purchase memberships and enjoy use of amenities such as the Youth Center.