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!
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
It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time!
During the month of October, please support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the ... 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
I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE