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Tag: Youth Development

“Let’s talk about that”: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Mental health in youth is becoming a more common topic for families and professionals. How society, peers, professionals, and even parents handle the conversation with youth will heavily impact successful intervention and recovery. This blog is NOT intended… Read More

Teaching with Passion

(This blog post is fifth in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for students from UF’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account… Read More

All Drains Lead to the Ocean

(This blog post is third in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective on the career… Read More

Dig-in to school gardens on June 17 with our School Garden Workshop 2021

As we complete another school year and segue into summer, we celebrate our school gardens with our annual school garden workshop. Join us June 17 for this free event, as we dig in to school gardens! We’ll over… Read More

Taking a New Path: Junior Water Academy

(This blog post is first in a series recounting a summer internship opportunity for the author. Collaborating with Martin County 4-H Youth Development and Florida Sea Grant extension agents, this account provides a unique perspective on the career… Read More

UTILIZING A HYBRID PLATFORM FOR BRINGING FARM TO TABLE CONCEPTS TO 4-H MEMBERS THROUGH EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

L. Johnson. UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL; D. Meringolo. UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL; J. Daugherty. UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL. SITUATION: Connecting where our food comes from and the value it has in nourishing… Read More

OUTDOOR FAMILY RECREATION VIDEOS INCREASE CONCERN FOR FLORIDA PLANTS AND WILDLIFE

J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL and K.C. Helseth-Anderson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: After in-person programming was suspended in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an assessment was sent… Read More

2020 VIRTUAL 4-H DAY CAMP: “BEAUTIFUL INVADERS AND NATIVE BEAUTIES”

Laura Cash, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County 4-H, DeLand, FL; Dr. Marnie Ward, UF/IFAS Extension Citrus County 4-H, Lecanto, FL; and Lara Colley, UF/IFAS Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative Coordinator, Gainesville, FL. Situation: Due to the 2020 pandemic, Florida… Read More

A 4-H Family Sewing Project: Meeting Community Needs

J. Sprain, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. Situation: 4-H has a long history of members and volunteers stepping up in times of need to serve their communities. We are… Read More

ORANGE COUNTY 4-H HEALTHY KIDS CAMP 2020: VIRTUAL DELIVERY

J. Anderson, J., Roberts, J., Rodriguez, J., Silvasy, T., Souers, M., Thralls, E., Wooten, H., Yarborough, J., Zabala, V.  UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL Situation: Nearly one in three school-age children and adolescents in the United States are… Read More