4H youth sitting at table in County Council

What is County Council?

What is County Council?

  • A group that represents the entire 4-H program and provides a link between community clubs
  • A chance for teens to exercise their leadership abilities and provide input to the county program
  • A club focused on leadership, communication, citizenship, and community service
Participating in team building activities - the human knot!

Participating in team building activities – the human knot!

 

What activities are included with County Council?

  • Monthly meetings to work on leadership development and other life skills through hands-on activities
  • Planning of county-wide events including fun shops, the annual awards banquet, and more
  • Planning and implementing community service projects and fundraisers
  • Participating in other levels of 4-H including District Council

    Selling homemade horse and dogs treats at the Tractor Supply Fundraiser

    Selling homemade horse and dogs treats at the Tractor Supply Fundraiser

 

Who can join County Council?

  • Open to youth ages 11-18 from all 4-H programs including independent members

 

Can I still join?

  • New members can join throughout the 4-H year
  • Our next meeting is October 4th at the Callahan Extension office

    Successfully broke out of the escape room at our end of the year retreat

    Successfully broke out of the escape room at our end of the year retreat

 

How do I get more information?

  • For this year’s calendar of events and other information, check out the schedule at the bottom of this page
  • For general information about councils, check out A Guide to Florida 4-H Council
  • For any other questions, contact Kristen Poppell: 904-530-6353 or krpoppell@ufl.edu

County Council Calendar