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Government for Kids

Counties Work – Learn how county government works by running your own county. You’ll learn the many roles and functions of county government.

Active – Do you have a great idea about how to make positive change in your community? In Active, you campaign for an issue of your choice.

People’s Pie – Do you like to control your own money? In People’s Pie, you’ll be in control of the government’s budget.

Responsibility Launcher – Travel with Liberty Belle, the Fairy of Civic Responsibility, as she inspires citizens to do their civic duty.

Represent Me – You’ll work as a legislator trying to meet the needs of your constituents.

Florida Senate Kids - Ever wondered who decides how long a school day should be or how many math credits a student needs before graduation? The answer to these questions lies in the Legislature of the State of Florida. Learn how our State Legislature works and much more.

My Florida House Sunshine Facts​ - ​A colorful walk through the House of Representatives with information about the 120 districts in the State, activites for children, and information about how they can participate in the Page and Messenger Programs. 

Florida Department of State Kids - Learn about Florida's cultures, settlements and facts about our great state.

Kids Voting - Offers students in Kindergarten through high school a wide range of opportunities for civic learning.

How to Become President of the United States– A colorful and informative poster to help kids understand the process of becoming President of the United States.

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Safety For Kids  

Broward Hurricane Kids - Commander Ready and Captain SafeWay are here to give you some important tips to help keep you READY. SET. SAFE. during hurricane season.

USFA Kids – The U.S. Fire Administration offers a fun and interactive way to learn about home fire safety.

BSO Fire Rescue Cadet Program​- Geared to high school students, fire rescue explorers are introduced to fire fighting and rescue techniques through a regimented course of instruction based on teamwork and responsibility.

BSO Law Enforcement Explorers - The program offers young adults (14 – 21) the opportunity to learn and experience lawful citizenship as they participate side-by-side with certified BSO deputies in ongoing training and community service projects.

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Libraries 

Broward County Libraries - Learn about early literacy, ready to read programs and getting children involved in the first 5 years. You'll also find resources for ages 6-12 and teens.

 

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