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4-H Positive Youth Development: A Proven Formula for Youth Success


July 8, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Life Skills, Ocextension, Orange County, Youth

4-H Supports Future Leaders


April 28, 2022

Florida 4-H Public Speaking Program Those of us who work with children are privileged to have a “sneak preview” of future leaders in development. This past week, I was able to glimpse a sample of these future leaders as Orange County 4-H ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Events
Tags: #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Communication Skills, Future Leaders, Leadership, Life Skills, Ocextension, Orange County, Public Speaking, Youth

Orange County 4-H Summer Day Camps


March 30, 2022

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Healthy Living, Life Skills, Ocextension, Water Conservation, Youth

Public Speaking: Getting beyond the fear through the three P’s


January 21, 2022

A Common Fear We have all heard the statistics regarding the fear of public speaking. Surveys typically indicate that between 72-75% of the population fears public speaking. While there are a lucky few that do not experience the anxiety associated ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Events
Tags: #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Leadership, Life Skills, Ocextension, Public Speaking, Youth

5 Steps to Establishing an Emergency Fund

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October 25, 2021

A single one dollar bill. Money, cash, currency. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones.A single one dollar bill. Money, cash, currency. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones.What is an emergency fund? An emergency fund is money set aside for unplanned expenses. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: @UFIFASFCS, Emergency Expense, Extension, Fund, Hamilton County, Life Skills, Money, Save, Savings, Unplanned Expenses
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Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips


October 7, 2021

It's that time of year again when gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the cool days of Fall. Some families, however, spend ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Children Saving Money, Kids And Money, Life Skills, Money Saving Tips, Ocextension, Saving Money, Teaching Children About Money
Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

2021 Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

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October 4, 2021

The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages for this year's Florida Gateway Fair's Annual Coloring Contest. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature our local ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Events, Livestock, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Bellamy Beaver, Club Meetings, Clubs, Life Skills, STEM, Youth Development

Youth Benefit from Spending Time Angling

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September 23, 2021

Youth and their families can reap the many benefits of fishing. It’s important to remember that an afternoon of fishing does not necessarily require expensive boats or top of the line equipment. This, itself can be a valuable lesson for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angling, Fishing, Learning, Life Skills, Nature, Wildlife, Youth

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