What: A youth development program focused on learning by doing.
Camden County office
Where: Mailing address is P.O. Box 309, Woodbine, GA
Nassau County offices
Where: 86026 Pages Dairy Rd., Yulee, FL
AED Petition Now Alliance
What: Group working to mandate automated external defibrillators in public schools.
Where: 124 Point Peter Place, St. Marys
Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch
What: Protects and educates about sea turtles.
Where: Mailing address is P.O. Box 566, Fernandina Beach, FL
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
What: Providing volunteer mentors to children.
Where: 516 S 10th St., Suite 103
Boy Scouts of America
What: Teaches boys to be good citizens and to serve others.
NE Florida Chapters managed by the North Florida Council
SE Georgia Chapters managed by Okefenokee Area Council
Circle of Friends
What: A support group for home-schooling families in Hilliard, Bryceville, Callahan and Folkston. Park days, field trips, and a monthly moms’ night out.
Where: (No physical address. Call for information)
Communities in Schools
What: Works with students to stay in school and achieve.
Where: 516 S 10th St., #205, Fernandina Beach
Family Support Services of NE Florida
What: Child and family protection and support.
Where: 86004 Christian Way, Yulee
Girl Power 2 Cure
What: A nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and research funds for Rett Syndrome, a severe neurological disorder that mainly affects girls.
Where: Based out of Amelia Island
Contact: Call 904-875-4810 or email email@example.com
What: Aims to build girls’ courage, confidence and character.
NE Florida Chapters managed by Jacksonville Service Center
Call: 904-388-4653 or 877-764-5237
SE Georgia Chapters Managed by Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Island Art Association
What: Nonprofit cooperative of artists in Fernandina Beach and Nassau County. Sometimes offers free art classes for school-aged children.
Where: 18 N 2nd St., Fernandina Beach, FL
Lighthorse Learning, Inc.
What: Therapeutic horse riding for people with mental and physical disabilities.
Where: Mailing address is P.O. Box 5250, St. Marys
McArthur Family YMCA
What: Focused on building healthy spirit, mind and body through Christian principles.
Where: 1915 Citrona Drive, Fernandina Beach
Miracle League of Camden County
What: Group that built and runs Justin’s Miracle Field, a baseball field for children with special needs.
Where: 514 Lake Jordan Blvd. West, Kingsland
Mom & Me Playgroup at Noah’s Place
What: Informal play group that meets 9:30-11 a.m. Thursdays through First Prebyterian Church in Fernandina Beach. All moms and their toddlers and infants welcome.
Where: Next to the church on North 6th St. (just off Centre Street), Fernandina Beach
MOMS Club of Kingsland
What: Members of this club believe that raising children should not isolate stay-at-home mothers. They offer support during the day and have meetings, organize family activities, perform service projects and host play groups and activity groups.
Where: Kingsland, GA
Nassau Challenger Bowling League
What: A bowling league for mentally and physically challenged children, ages 7-40. The group meets one Saturday a month. Meeting times vary, so contact Melinda before you go.
Where: Nassau Bowling Center, 850822 Highway 17 (just south of SR 200), Yulee
Website: (no website)
What: Provides service dogs to local children with autism.
Where: 95512 Arbor Lane, Fernandina Beach
SE Georgia Mommies
What: A support group for mothers that offers secure online forums, information and play dates. Serves Camden and Nassau counties, among others.
Where: Local group based out of St. Marys (no physical address)
What: Sports organization for children with disabilities.
Where: Yulee, FL
Take Stock in Children
What: Mentoring and scholarship program
Where: FSCJ Betty Cook Nassau Center, 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee