Farm Bureau Camp Scholarship
One of Three Scholarships
What could be more fun than a week at 4-H Camp Timpoochee? How about winning one of three $100 scholarships provided by the Florida Farm Bureau’s Wakulla County board of directors.
4-H Camp Timpoochee is a picturesque camping complex located on the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Comfortable sleeping, dining, and meeting facilities allow campers to learn, work, and plan in an enjoyable, relaxed environment.
To enter the contest, create an image-based timeline of your favorite fruit, vegetable, or dairy item, accompanied with descriptive captions. In the timeline, follow the food item of your choice from seed or earliest form to the store, to consumption by the consumer.
For example, corn on the cob is planted in early May. The sprout breaks the soil surface in about a week, and the field corn grows to maturity in about three months. It is harvested in the fall with a grain combine after it has dried on the stalk and is then combined and trucked to a grain storage facility. From there it can be processed into livestock feed, cornmeal, grits or many other product, and then sent to farms, supermarkets, or other locations.
So be creative and show your knowledge! The rules are as follows:
- Mixed media, illustrations, graphic design, original photography or other graphic art medium are all allowed.
- Final submission may be presented on any size paper/presentation board needed.
- Creations must be submitted at the UF/IFAS center in Wakulla no later than June 22, 2018.
- All submissions must be accompanied by a complete signed entry form.
Florida Farm Bureau representatives will judge the entries and the winner will be notified by July 2, 2018. For questions contact Rachel Pienta, UF/IFAS 4-H Extension Agent in Wakulla County at 850-926-3931.
Click here for the application rules and guidelines. Good luck!
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County commissioners Cooperating.