Youth members enrolled in the 2022 District VIII Citrus Project had a blast touring the UF/IFAS CREC packing house last month!
Youth from Orange, Lake, Volusia, and Seminole counties got together for their first Citrus Project field trip of ... READ MORE
With the new year a few short weeks away, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on 2022 with appreciation for those in the community that have joined with and supported the youth development work of the Orange County 4-H Program.
Our 4-H ... READ MORE
One of the pledges that all 4-H members make is to pledge "my hands to larger service," and while that can be accomplished many different ways, a great opportunity to consider is through the Community Pride service-learning program!
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The Annual Orange County 4-H Poinsettia Sale is starting soon! 4-H Clubs will accept pre-orders for beautiful, floral quality poinsettias between October 1st and November 7th. Plants will arrive on December 1st and be delivered by youth club ... READ MORE
Making healthy food choices is a challenge of willpower for many of us, but for others it simply isn’t an option. According to a USDA report, more than 38 million people in the U.S. experienced food insecurity in 2020. Food insecurity is defined ... READ MORE
It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time!
During the month of October, support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the Peanut ... READ MORE
Looking for an opportunity for your children to get involved in activities where they can have fun while learning, making friends, and developing valuable life skills? How about one where all kids from kindergarten through high school are welcome? ... READ MORE
With spring break behind us, it won’t be long until school is out, and parents are looking for quality activities for their children. The Orange County 4-H Program is offering several day camp opportunities this summer that can keep kids learning ... READ MORE
Time to Get Going on those 4-H Goals
Last year at this time, I wrote a blog about setting S.M.A.R.T. goals for the new year. Remember, S.M.A.R.T. goals should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timebound. Hopefully, every 4-H ... READ MORE
Volunteers Add Value to the Community
What are the benefits of volunteering? Most of us recognize the tremendous value of volunteerism to society. Every day, thousands of volunteers support education, outreach, service, government and compassionate ... READ MORE