Tag: Life Skills

Consider 4-H Summer Camps

Summer Plans for the Kids This is the time of the year when kids dream of summer vacation and fun! Meanwhile, parents are looking for ways to keep their children engaged  and minimize screen time. UF/IFAS Orange County 4-H can provide both… Read More

4-H Summer Camp: A Time for Youth to Grow

4-H youth at campfire

The Benefits of 4-H Summer Camp There is nothing that compares to the life-skill building and memory-making experiences associated with attending 4-H summer camp. According to a study by the American Camp Association (National Collaboration for Youth, 2011),… Read More

County Events Day: A time for 4-H Youth to Shine

4-h youth speaking

Positive Youth Development According to a Tuft’s University study (Lerner et al, 2013), positive youth development (PYD) is characterized by programming that supports and promotes the 5 Cs: Competence, Confidence, Character, Connection, and Caring. Successfully developing these attributes… Read More