Florida 4-H has received an AmeriCorps service grant through Volunteer Florida to expand environmental education programs to reach more K-12 students with hands-on, outdoor-based learning. AmeriCorps members will serve at 4-H's three camp education ... READ MORE
Brain architecture can be a hard thing to understand, especially when looking at emotional regulation. A great way to never forget the basics of brain architecture is using what Dan Siegel calls the “Hand Model of the Brain”. Let's walk ... READ MORE
Interested in jumpstarting your holidays with a crafty exercise that doubles as a fundraiser for Broward County 4-H youth programming?
Look no further and sign up for a fun and festive wreath-making workshop scheduled for December 9 from ... READ MORE
4-H clubs provide an ideal platform for engaging youth and fostering their personal growth. One powerful educational approach that shines within these meetings is experiential learning. By incorporating hands-on experiences, reflection, and ... READ MORE
The success of the UF/IFAS Suwannee County’s Quilt in a Week camp could not have happened without a lot of amazing volunteers to help. A big shout out to: Cathy Rogers, Jane Corless, Denise Suits, Lois Scheer, Anda Chance, Sheila ... READ MORE
Welcome back to Volunteering in Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. If you’ve been following along so far, you’ve last read ... READ MORE
Learn by doing
The 4-H slogan is “learn by doing.” Experiential learning is integral to 4-H project work and related educational programs (Diem and Levings, 2022). Not surprisingly, actively engaging youth participants in their own learning ... READ MORE
Summer Fishing Camp Adventures in Okeechobee
When your county borders the largest lake in Florida, you have plenty of opportunities to go fishing. During the summer, young individuals from Okeechobee participated in the third annual “Fishing ... READ MORE
Welcome back to Volunteering In Nature, a blog series that explores the wonderful world of volunteering for UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County’s ecology and natural resources program. So far, we have shared all about the ecology and natural ... READ MORE
Historic Camp is a Haven to Youth When Fully Utilized
Florida 4-H Camp Cherry Lake sits in the northernmost reaches of Florida, dotted with grand moss-covered trees and overlooking a sweeping waterfront.
The camp has been a summer haven ... READ MORE