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Exploring Futures: Ocala’s College Campus Tour Program Unveiled!

OCALA, Fla. — The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department is launching an exciting initiative this spring.

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It will allow college-bound students aged 14 to 18 the opportunity to tour colleges and universities.

This experience will offer students an opportunity to discover educational institutions around Florida.

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These teenagers will spend a day in each City visiting several different colleges and universities while experiencing the culture of each location and it costs $25 per person, per trip.

There will be buses to take students from the Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place, 1821 NW 21st Ave.

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The program schedule is:

  • April 15 - Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, Fl.
  • April 17 - Jacksonville University and University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fl.
  • April 19 - Bethune Cookman and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fl.
  • June 3 - University of Florida and Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Fl.
  • June 17 - Webber International University, Warner University and Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Fl.
  • July 8 - University of Central Florida, Full Sail University and Rollins College, Orlando, Fl.
  • July 22 - University of South Florida and University of Tampa, Tampa, Fl

Click here for more information, or contact 352-401-6980

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Beatriz Oliveira, WFTV.com

Beatriz Oliveira is a Content Creator for WFTV.com.