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Supporting a Healthy, Engaged Community

Self-Improvement, Public Safety & Educational Courses Available

At Northwest Florida State College, we believe in supporting a healthy, engaged community by providing a variety of programs for self-improvement, public safety, and education.

Questions about our programs? Please contact (850) 729-5363.

Summer Continuing Education Welding Class:

MIG welding uses an electric arc to melt a wire electrode and fuse it with the base metal. This type of welding is relatively easy to learn since there is not much smoke or fumes. MIG welding is great for beginners and is perfect for making projects at home such as bar-b-que grills, metal art pieces and repairing metal yard furniture. Safety equipment is provided. Please wear blue jeans and closed toe, work boot style shoes.

July 10, 17, 24, 31
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
DeFuniak Springs, Bldg. 502
Fee: $225.00 CRN#: 40800

Register for the Summer Continuing Ed. Welding Class

Register online with the digital Continuing Education Enrollment Form

Download the Continuing Education Enrollment Form PDF for mail-in registration


Personal Enrichment

Personal Enrichment
Continue your education, in a fun and creative environment, learning and doing things you’ve always wanted to, with no tests or grades.  With over 50 classes to choose from, we provide flexible times and locations, to better fit your needs and schedule.  Classes are open to adults of all ages, and are offered at our Niceville, Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, and South Walton campuses and centers. Classes include: Creative Arts, History & Politics, Hobbies, Finance, Computers, Food & Wine, Language & Personal Development, Workshops, Lunch & Learns and more.

Contact (850) 729-5363.

Personal Enrichment Art Classes’ Supply List


Fitness and Wellness

Fitness and Wellness
Get in shape with fitness classes at Niceville, Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, South Walton campuses and centers – Yoga, Meditation, Pilates, Zumba, Tai Chi, Fitness Boot Camp, Ballroom Dancing, Tap Dancing and more. Classes run through the year and are offered from early morning until early evening.

Contact (850) 729-5363.


Junior Raiders

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NWF State College offers several camps and programs for children, ranging from 1st grade to high school seniors.

Girls Who Code Club

Girls Who Code is a free after-school program for 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world.

How to Register
  1. Go to hq.girlswhocode.com and click Sign-Up (Make sure to click on USA). Enter the child’s birth date and click “I want to join as a Club member.”
  2. Enter the child’s information and agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If your child does not have an email address they can use yours (parents’/guardians’).
  3. Enter your information. You will receive an email with additional parent/guardian information.
  4. Click on “Join Your Club” and enter your student’s Club code:
    • 3rd – 5th grades: FL15279
    • 6th – 12th grades: FL15280
  5. Confirm that your student’s club details are correct, fill out the demographic information, and complete your registration.
2019-2020 Meeting Dates

6th – 12th grade students meet from 3 PM – 4 PM

3rd – 5th grade students meet from 4 PM – 5 PM

Sports Camps

NWF State College Raiders Athletics boasts award-winning teams in softball, baseball, men’s and women’s basketball – all Conference, State and National Winners! Camps are offered throughout the year for each of these sports. Each camp is specifically designed for different ages, and includes team and group camps, as well as individual coaching.

For more information, please contact the Athletics department at (850) 729-5379.

Symphony Youth Orchestra

For more information about the Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, please contact Lynne Fehrenbach, at (850) 687-6262 or [email protected].