North Florida Council, Learning For Life

It is the mission of Learning for Life to enable young people to become responsible individuals by teaching positive character traits, career development, leadership, and life skills so they can make ethical choices and achieve their full potential. 



Learning For Life, Inc, has been a partner in education with Northeast Florida's school systems for over 15 years. This school year over 25,000 students in Duval County are participating in the Learning For Life Character Education Program. More information is available at

Learning For Life also serves over 3,000 Special Needs Youth in the North Florida region annually, with a joint program with the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. This unique program, called the Classroom Scouting Program has been in existence for close to 30 years.

Finally, the North Florida Council, Learning For Life is responsible for the Metro Exploring Program. This is a career exploration program designed for high school age youth. At the end of 2006 there were 422 Explorers participating in 25 Posts.

For more information contact:
Denise Dryer, Learning For Life Director at 904.265.3828 or at
Michelle Thompson, Learning For Life Executive at 904.265.3807 or at


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North Florida Council, BSA 521 S. Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32205
Phone: 904-388-0591 Phone: 800-232-0845 Fax: 904-387-4148