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Adventure Florida is a children's BBC television programme and is broadcast on the CBBC channel in which four British CBBC viewers children, chosen from 16,000 applicants, join four American children for the ultimate Florida adventure and four US children take part in a summer camp in Florida at which they learn about environmental issues and saving the world's wildlife from extinction. They also learn about how animals live and the difficulties they face in life. The 8 children and the adults stayed together at Mzinga Lodge

The necklace

Each day there is a different topic like reptiles and a different word for the day such as confidence or teamwork. Whoever the team leaders think has achieved the word for the day gets to wear the necklace and enjoy a special experience (linked with the topic of the day) with someone of their choice. These are experience are incredibly unique and are often once in a lifetime experience. If two people win the necklace then they both have the special experience.

Episode Necklace Winner Quality of the Day Special Experience Partner
1 Dylan Endurance & Strength Matt
2 Amber Listening Samantha
3 Matt Teamwork Cole
4 Claire Patience Lindsay
5 Matt Responsibility Andres
6 Cole & Heather Behavior Cole & Heather
7 Samantha Pride Amber
8 Andres Opposite Dylan
9 Samantha Communication Heather
10 Andres Caring Lindsay
11 Lindsay Self-Confidence Matt
12 Claire Peace Amber
13 Dylan & Andres Passion Dylan & Andres
14 No One The necklace was not given out.
15 Matt Final Challenge


Kids from the USA

Camper Hometown
Adriana Matte Branch, Louisiana
Brian Riemer McLean, Virginia
Chris Limon San Marie, California
Coraima "Cori" Rosario Chicago, Illinois

Kids from the UK

Camper Hometown
Southampton, England
Matt Birmingham, England
Samantha Ipswich, England
Claire Watford, England

Team Leaders

Kelly Deidring and Bill Street (both from Tampa). Kelly was previously on the Animal Planet show King of the Jungle, where she won this competition. Bill is the Director of Education at Busch Gardens.


# Episode Synopsis
1 The 4 kids from the UK meet the 4 kids from the United States. They find out what's in store for them over the next 3 weeks and learn about the Necklace.
2 The 8 new friends come face to face with the first of many animals they will meet during their trip.
3 The group meet the most famous of all the reptiles in Florida when they go canoeing on a "gator river".
4 The group have an early start and they also experience meeting the ocean's most feared predator.
5 The friends meet the manatees and get to feed and experience them.
6 The group learn how to become animal trainers and take part in a competition to test their teamwork and their ability to use a GPS system and meet rescue animals, and one of them experiences Africa's most dangerous animal.
7 The group have an early start. They learn that they are going to meet big cats.
8 The kids come face to face with a range of Arctic animals.
9 The group come face to face with the dolphins.
10 The group of friends learn about reptiles and find out which animal they've got to research.
11 The group get to go into a shark cage in Orlando.
12 The group head South into the Everglades (into the swamp) in alligator territory where they plant orchids. They also hear tales from a member of the Seminole Indian tribe (Jay Osceola). They also go to Florida Keys.
13 The kids clean up the beach in the Florida Keys and go snorkelling off the mangrove at the tip of the Everglades.
14 The children are in the Gulf of Mexico in the Florida Keys where they group see barracudas in the wild.
15 It's the final day for the group as they say goodbye to their friends and Mzinga Lodge, however there is still one more challenge - who has put together the best presentation?
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