GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding 4-H alumni, volunteers, professionals and leaders who have made significant contributions to the 4-H community and beyond. This year, Florida 4-H is pleased to announce ... READ MORE
Written by Benjamin Wolking, Florida 4-H State Council Treasurer
Yesterday, February 18th, was UF and Florida 4-H giving day. Throughout the day, youth members, adult volunteers, family, friends, and those wanting to help the Florida 4-H program ... READ MORE
L. Cash, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, DeLand, FL.
Situation and Objectives: Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). In 4-H, we focus on life skills related to ... READ MORE
K. Henry, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL.
Situation: Communication is important for organizations, employers, and life. In a 2010 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, communication skills ranked first ... READ MORE
D. Daniels, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL.
Situation: Lake County 4-H annually trains 76 organizational leaders to serve over 450 youth through community clubs. In efforts to maintain and increase the quality of programming ... READ MORE
J. Sprain, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL.
Situation: More than 2,000 students in Osceola County are homeless, 25% are English Language Learners (Education Foundation, Osceola County), and more than a quarter of school children ... 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
Situation: As more and more youth are being raised in an urban setting, they are less connected to agriculture and less knowledgeable of agriculture and related careers. At the same time, there is also a nation-wide shortage of students pursuing ... READ MORE
Situation and Objectives: A 4-H SPIN club is a special interest club where five or more young people get together to learn about a topic of interest. SPIN programs have proved to be successful because they provide short-term educational programs ... READ MORE
ENGAGING YOUTH THROUGH NON-MOUNTED 4-H HORSE PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
M. Mann, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL and R. Slocumb UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL.
Situation: Horses can serve as an effective vehicle for the ... READ MORE