Support the next Generation of Leaders – Volunteer to Judge 4-H Exhibits and Presentations
Have you considered how you might be able to guide the next generation? If so, the Orange County 4-H Program has some opportunities for you to help ... READ MORE
Thanks to the efforts of hard-working Orange County 4-H members, the Exhibit Hall at the Extension Center is filled with more than 1900 festive red, pink, and white poinsettias. Our club members began taking pre-orders in October and exceeded ... READ MORE
The annual UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge ran from October 1 through October 31 this year, and our Orange County 4-H'ers took full advantage of lending their hands for larger service!
What is the Peanut Butter Challenge?
Each year ... READ MORE
National 4-H Week: “I Love 4-H!”
The first week of October is the start of three very important events for Orange County 4-H. The biggest is National 4-H Week. During the first full week in October, we join 4-H members across the Unites ... READ MORE
I just love growing food hydroponically! Why? I am more likely to harvest it and eat it, too. Over 600,000 YouTubers love how I teach hydroponics in 8 minutes. You can get growing with that free video, but maybe it only 'wet' your appetite? ... READ MORE
Learn by doing
The 4-H slogan is “learn by doing.” Experiential learning is integral to 4-H project work and related educational programs (Diem and Levings, 2022). Not surprisingly, actively engaging youth participants in their own learning ... READ MORE
The District VIII Citrus Project youth are gearing up for their final event of the 2022/2023 project year!
On Saturday, April 22nd, 4-H youth from Orange, Lake, Volusia, and Seminole counties will travel to Sunsational Farms in Umatilla to ... READ MORE
Youth members enrolled in the 2022 District VIII Citrus Project had a blast touring the UF/IFAS CREC packing house last month!
Youth from Orange, Lake, Volusia, and Seminole counties got together for their first Citrus Project field trip of ... READ MORE
With the new year a few short weeks away, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on 2022 with appreciation for those in the community that have joined with and supported the youth development work of the Orange County 4-H Program.
Our 4-H ... READ MORE
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!
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