FLVA Back2School events

Sign up today!

Sail into School - Osceola

Monday, Sep. 14th, 10:30am

Kissimmee Lakefront Park, Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee, FL

Sail into the new school year with FLVA families. We will be building and racing our own sailboats under the shade of the Heron pavilion. Meet other families and teachers at our just-for-fun regatta! Dress in your nautical best to enter our Sailor Costume Contest (optional.) Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy following the event. All are welcome but registration is required so we can have plenty of supplies on hand for everyone.


Boyd Nature Center - St. Petersburg

Tuesday, Sep. 15th, 9:30am

1101 Country Club Way, S. St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Boyd Hill Environmental Center

Join us for a fascinating morning for a special presentation of Birds of Prey. This 30 minute presentation will be both educational and interesting for all! Then, take a ride on the tram to explore the environment in our own back yard. This is sure to be a great outing! Entry fees of $3/adults and $2/children apply. There is an additional fee for the tram of $2 per person.

We'll meet near the entrance and around the front parking lot area beginning at 9:30 a.m. for check-in with the Birds of Prey beginning at 10 a.m.. Our tram tours will begin shortly after Birds of Prey.

Families are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park afterwards. This is a great time to meet other FLVA families. A school representative will be available to answer questions and assist anyone with enrollment questions. All are welcome, however, registration is required.


Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees

Tuesday, Sep. 15th, 7pm

1 Tropicana Dr

Saint Petersburg, FL

Take me out to the ballgame! Our Back2School event will bring families together for a night of exciting baseball as the Tampa Bay Rays play the NY Yankees. Be among the first to register and receive up to 5 complimentary tickets for you, your family or friends. We'll be sitting in the TBT Party Deck area so be sure to wear your school t-shirt (or a blue shirt if possible) so we can identify FLVA families.

Complimentary ticket holders will be notified by email not later than Sept. 14th.


Anclote Key Island Back2School Treasure Hunt - Tarpon Springs

Wednesday, Sep. 16th, 10am

776 Dodecanese Blvd. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Here's an adventure you won't want to miss! This cruise is chartered just for FLVA families. Enjoy an educational boat trip out to Anclote Key Island where we'll beach land for a treasure hunt created just for us! Keep a watch out for dolphins, egrets, sea turtles and more! Seating is limited to 40 people. Cost is only $9.35 per person via online invoicing. Don't delay - seats sell out quickly!


Tree Hill Nature Center - Jacksonville

Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 10am

7152 Lone Star Road

Jacksonville, FL

It's an Animal Encounter of the best kind! Snakes, turtles, alligators, lizards, frogs, goats, owls and more are waiting for you. Join FLVA families for an outdoor educational session with Tree Hill Nature Center. We'll have a 45 minute presentation and then have the opportunity to explore the museum and trails. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch if you'd like. All are welcome, registration is required. FLVA students will be admitted at no cost.All other guests are asked to pay the discounted price of $5 each.


Meet & Greet on the Beach - Hollywood

Tuesday, Sep. 29th, 9:30-11am

300 Connecticut Street

Hollywood, FL

Grab the kids and meet us on the beach! Join us for a time and get to know other FLVA families. We'll have games and beach activities for everyone! Remember to pack your sunscreen and water. Parking garages are nearby (fee.) All are welcome. Register today!


Back2School Roller Skate - Lake Worth

Wednesday, Sep. 30th, 10:30am-12pm

8125 Lake Worth Road

Lake Worth, FL

Join us for a FLVA Family Skate Date and meet other students! Enjoy a morning of skating fun.

Instead of paying an entry fee to skate, we are asking for a donation of a new toothbrush and full-sized toothpaste or a pair/pack of new socks from each person that attends. Donations will be given to a local non-profit group that helps school-aged children. If you'd like to add a note of encouragement with your donation you are welcome to do so as well.

Please remember that registration, liability waiver/photo releases are required.