"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
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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
Since 1993, the Lafayette County Extension Office has hosted a Farm Judging and Farm Manager Contest. Over the 26 years, over 5,000 youth have participated. FFA and 4-H members from 16 different schools and clubs test their judging and farm ... 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
For over 20 years Lafayette 4-H'ers have demonstrated their cooking skills during the holiday season. 4-H members are encouraged to make their favorite dessert/recipe to share. with the help of a parent or adult. All participants received ... READ MORE
The end of the year is not only the Holiday Season, it is that time when youth begin to prepare for the Livestock Show & Sale at the Suwannee County Fair. November is the time to buy a small hog/steer to raise to show at the fair and eventually ... READ MORE
Every year, the Suwannee Valley Research Education Center has a Fall Experience available for youth of the surrounding area. Schools and 4-H Clubs make reservations to attend and each kid gets to select a pumpkin from the "Pumpkin Patch". ... READ MORE
Judging activities provide youth with an excellent opportunity to develop communication. It also teaches them decision making and organizational skills, and enhances their confidence and self esteem. The 4-H Animal Science Program provides ... READ MORE
Whether you are already a member of 4-H or are thinking about joining, it is important to know the 4-H pledge and what it stands for. At every meeting, 4-H members place their hand over their heart and say the 4-H pledge:
"I pledge my HEAD ... READ MORE