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Ghoulishly Good Practices for Halloween


October 31, 2017

From candy to pumpkins to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and adults alike. However, it can pose dangers. To help make this year's trick-or-treat a safe and fun time, follow these simple safety tips complied by the American ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H School Enrichment, Essential Elements Of 4-H, Food And Nutrition, Food Science, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Volunteer Resources

Tips for Healthier Holiday Cooking


December 11, 2015

The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make this holiday season to create healthier meals and active days. An added bonus, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Alumni, 4-H Club Group Activities, Citizenship And Leadership, Club Activities, Club Helps, Club Leader, Communication, Community Service, Confidence, Disease Prevention, Emotional Health, Essential Elements Of 4-H, Family, Family Friendly Recipies, Family Relationships, Florida Agriculture, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Food Science, General, Generosity, Gratitude, Hands, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Physical Activity, Responsibility, Service Learning, Tips For Parents, Volunteers, Youth Leadership

4-H Breads Project Leads to Life-Long Career


November 25, 2015

Many years ago, a young girl attended a 4-H livestock club meeting along with her brothers and her father, who was serving as the volunteer club leader. During the meeting the local county 4-H Agent paid the club a visit to talk to the members ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Bread, Confidence, County And District Events, Demonstration, Demonstrations, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Food Science, Jam, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources

Beat the Heat this Summer – Stay Hydrated for Health


July 31, 2015

Summer is in full swing and our part of the country is very hot. When the temperature rises, proper hydration is extra important. You need to provide your body with the fluid that it needs to stay healthy. Water regulates many different body ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Disease Prevention, Food And Nutrition, Health, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Hydration Tips, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Physical Activity

“From Seed to Plate” – Youth Enjoy the Fruits of Their Labor


May 22, 2015

Did you know that something as simple as a garden can help youth not only learn to love vegetables, but also improve their science scores? Fifth-graders at Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka Elementary Schools experienced the benefits of gardening ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Science, Food And Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyles, Master Gardener, Panhandle 4-H, Plant Sciences, Schools, Science, Volunteer

4-H Volunteer Grows Confidence through Gardening Project


May 15, 2015

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With 4-H volunteers, Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development, and UF IFAS Extension all in a row! School gardens have become the perfect avenue to implement experiential learning. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Club Group Activities, 4-H Gardening Project, Food And Nutrition, Master Gardener, Panhandle 4-H, Plant Sciences, School Garden, Schools, Volunteer, Volunteer Spotlight

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