A new program is available for young nature enthusiasts interested in learning more about Florida’s environment. Inspired by the Florida Master Naturalist program, this youth program takes kids aged 10 to 13 on a journey through Florida’s ... READ MORE
RUSKIN, Fla. – It’s like “Finding Dory” comes to the classroom.
Through a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to Schools program, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ... READ MORE
Trista Brophy, a doctoral student studying Interdisciplinary Ecology in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, recently completed a National Geographic’s Educator Certification Program. Brophy participated in the 30-hour ... READ MORE
"Learning by doing" is not just an expression in Lafayette County. 4-H summer camp members have spent their summer participating in hands-on activities ranging from painting to food preservation.
Learning by Doing
The Florida ... READ MORE
4-H is a youth education program which provides youth ages 5-18 the opportunity to learn life skills while exploring projects such as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), leadership, healthy living, and citizenship/leadership. ... READ MORE
Parents are learning to raise healthy kids in the 21st century, and it means more than just teaching them to eat their vegetables or look both ways before crossing the street. The poor diets, technological obsessions, and stressors that plague ... READ MORE
Lafayette 4-H Club was well represented at the recent Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale at the 103rd Suwannee County Fair in Live Oak.
Lafayette 4-H Hog Exhibitors
Members showing hogs included : Gavin Barnes, Kiley Beach, ... READ MORE
Lafayette 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 6th. There was a large group of kids at the meeting, so they were split into two groups. One group went outside to learn about fire safety and wildfire prevention. The other group ... READ MORE
While the art of sewing used to be a required skill for women, it is no longer a necessity. Though people do not have to create their own clothing anymore, taking sewing classes is still an incredibly beneficial pastime. Teaching it to kids, ... READ MORE
Do you have a child in 4-H? Does your child have a project are that he/she has learned about during the 4-H year? If so, come join in on the fun and showcase their project area and talents during 4-H County Events. Deadline to register for ... READ MORE