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
One of the unexpected results of the pandemic during the last year has been the increase of families in the yard and garden. As a matter of fact, according to a new survey released by Scott's Miracle Grow, over half of the US population (55%) ... READ MORE
Confidence plays a crucial role in youth development. Kids with low self-confidence are more likely to drop out of school, experience depression, succumb to peer pressure and not have friends. As a parent, you can help your child build self-confidence ... READ MORE
Trying to teach youth to be more responsible can be very frustrating. Taking out the trash or cleaning their bedroom often leads to procrastinating and arguing. Feeding pets may be a job that as a parent, you don't feel like the child is at ... READ MORE
Spring in the Suwannee Valley means it’s time for youth livestock shows. The hard work of youth raising their steers, pigs and other livestock all leads up to that one week. It’s every exhibitor’s dream to have that blue ribbon animal. ... READ MORE
When trying to find the perfect outdoor activity for children, consider container gardening. There are many benefits to kids gardening from the educational to the physical benefits. But one of the best things is your kids will love it! It ... 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
Lafayette 4-H Club had their annual holiday baking event on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The Holiday Bake-Off is an annual meeting where the kids get to demonstrate their cooking skills during the holiday season. 4-H members are encouraged ... 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