One does not have to travel great distances to find traces of wildlife. They can be found in your own back yard! Once they're found, that memory can be kept forever by casting it in Plaster of Paris for a few pennies using readily available ... READ MORE
Cooking is one of those favorite projects that we do in 4-H! As adults, we love to see kids in the kitchen to develop skills they will need as an adult, and activities that help them build self confidence. With some guidance, young chefs ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
On May 21, 2019, the 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Contest Winners Recognized by the Brevard County, Board of County Commissioners.
The 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Program is sponsored by 4-H and Tropicana. 4-H and Tropicana both maintain ... READ MORE
In Florida 4-H Shooting Sports, we support five disciplines or areas of study to youth ages 8 to 18. Those include archery, rifle, shotgun, muzzleloading rifles, and hunting. The Hunting discipline utilizes all the shooting sports. In addition, ... READ MORE
Line of Success
In 4-H archery instructor training, the shooting line is referred to as "The Line of Success". This means the target distance should be set so that the child can succeed with their first shots. That is a great concept to build ... READ MORE
As youth development educators, we are always trying to find new ways to incorporate more “teachable moments” into our lessons to broaden the learning experience of our students. In addition, we are always trying to integrate science related ... READ MORE
The focus of all 4-H programs is to develop youth as individuals and responsible, productive citizens. The National 4-H Shooting Sports Program stands out as an example. Youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of firearms, the ... READ MORE
The word 'team-building' can often fill your audience with sudden dread. Despite its bad reputation, team building is vital for building trust, communication, and teamwork between a group of people. In addition, team building activities tend ... READ MORE
Traditional crafting is a wonderful 4-H youth activity. The parts to construct replica tools or items are generally inexpensive since they are mostly made from natural or primitive-like materials. In addition, crafting helps youth to learn about ... READ MORE