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Heart of 4-H: Cultivating Gratitude in Youth


May 9, 2024

Gift giving occasions can teach youth the benefits of gratitude. These adults may be someone the youth may want to thank.  Many times, around holidays and special occasions we buy gifts for others to show our gratitude.  You may ask yourself, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Central Florida, Children, Citizenship, Communications, Family, Hillsborough County, Life Skills, Tampa, Uf/ifas Extension, Youth

Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Leadership Council


March 6, 2024

  What is a County Council? The 4-H Program utilizes many opportunities to provide educational experiences for youth. The 4-H Council at a county, district, and/or state levels is one of these tools. Hillsborough County Council is ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Clubs & Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Citizenship, Civics, Communication, Leadership, Life Skills, Public Speaking, Youth

Information about 4-H and how to enroll


February 26, 2024

I am so excited that you are here to learn more about 4-H in Hillsborough County. 4-H is for all youth ages 8-18. Our motto is to Make the Best Better. We foster the spark in youth. One way to explain a "spark" (Benson, 2008) is something ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Amber Norris, Anorris, Central Florida, Children, Family, Florida, Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, Parenting

Preparing 4-H Youth to be Tomorrow’s Leaders – Communication Skills Vol 2


January 23, 2024

Welcome to Volume 2!  Congratulations on nailing down a topic for your presentation. Now comes the important work.  It is time to break the topic into three main ideas and write a paragraph for each. After you finish writing each section, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Communication, Leadership, Life Skills, Public Speaking, Youth

Preparing 4-H Youth to be tomorrow’s Leaders – Communication Skills Vol 1


December 18, 2023

Florida 4-H prioritizes the development of communication, higher-order thinking, and appreciation of differences as essential workforce skills. Are you asking yourself, how do we even start this process? If so keep reading. Hillsborough ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Communication, Leadership, Life Skills, Youth

Meet Hillsborough County’s New Residential Horticulture Extension Agent


December 23, 2022

IntroductionHello everyone! My name is Tia Silvasy, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Hillsborough County! I started this position in December 2022 and wanted to take a moment ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banana, Blog, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Hawaii, Hillsborough County, Horticulture, Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Residential Horticulture, Tampa Bay, Tia Silvasy, Tsilvasy, University Of Florida
Hillsborough 4-H show Jacket

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year!


September 20, 2021

Hillsborough 4-H: Looking Four-ward to a New Year! Hillsborough County 4-H'ers are resilient! With so many changes brought on by COVID-19, 4-H clubs held virtual meetings, club leaders made sure everyone participated and felt included, youth ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Children, Community Service, County Fair, Experiential Learning, Florida, Hands-on, Open House

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