Family Events

Family Things to Do in Volusia County

Ongoing programs for babies, teens and families

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Volusia County-- Looking for ways to get out of the house? Here are some local ongoing events you and the kids  can enjoy, create, and learn in.

Marine Turtle Tots

The Marine Science Center has reopened and is starting up their Marine Turtle Tots monthly program on Wednesday and Thursday mornings for children ages 2-5. The program will start at 10am for both days, and there's a virtual option for Thursdays at noon! 

Here kids can learn about Florida's marine life, listen to stories and do arts & crafts. This is not a camp so children must be accompanied by an adult. The Marine Science Center is located at the Lighthouse at Ponce Inlet. You can find all the details on the website here

Mom & Me Yoga

For new mothers looking to find some peace and bond with their babies in the fresh air, Mom & Me yoga in New Smyrna beach is something you will want to check out! You and baby can do sun salutations every Monday at 11:30 AM at Old Fort Park in New Smyrna Beach.

Mom & Me yoga is geared towards moms with babies but all moms and children are welcome. Classes are an hour long, instructed under the shade of beautiful trees, and wait for the best part...it's free (but donations are accepted)! 

Visit the website

 

Police Explorers

Daytona Beach Police Department is determined to connect with the community and teach Daytona's youth. Police Explorers, an ongoing program affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America aims to develop a stronger understanding between the community and police as well as provide real experience in law enforcement to young adults that are thinking about pursuing a career in the field.

This program gives the chance for high schoolers to gain community  service hours and view demonstrations from specialized units like K-9 and CrimeScene and Motors.

The program is restricted to high schoolers between 14 and 18 years old, who are currently enrolled or home schooled, with a minimum GPA at of 2.5. Permission from parent/guardian is required. 

Find out more here

 

Volusia county Public libraries 

Volusia county Public libraries have a plethora of things to do for literally every age, all throughout the year! You can pick up take-home craft kits, brain games, or seeds for gardens! In-library activities include tabletop games for kids to improve their critical thinking skills, workshops where you can bring in your unfinished art projects, playing a Wii, and senior exercise. Find an activity near you!

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