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!
Service ... READ MORE
While the "winter" months have their own appeal, I for one will be counting down the days until summer. As a kid I always loved summer as well and one of my favorite pastimes was attending sleep-away camp.
What I loved about summer camp was ... READ MORE
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
The 4-H program has a long tradition of celebrating the success of youth and volunteers. We were finally able to do that in person again after a three year hiatus. With the new 4-H year underway, this is a great time to be inspired to add ... 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
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
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
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