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4-H Youth Learn Life Skills Through Competitive Projects

4H youth at archery practice

Currently in Orange County 4-H, our youth participate in a variety of  competitive events, such as horse hippology, judging and quiz bowl, livestock and meats judging, horticulture ID, archery and this coming year, sport fishing will be added for those kids that like the… Read More

Healthy Habits for Kids

kids walking in a field

Everyone wants kids to develop habits that lead to healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, statistics show the current trend is toward less healthy children. According to the American Academy for Pediatrics, almost one third of school-age children and adolescents in this country are overweight or… Read More

Orange County 4-H Youth Programs Help Kids to Develop Interest in Agriculture Careers

Orange County 4-H is preparing youth to be responsible citizens and productive members of the workforce through livestock projects such as beef, swine, sheep, poultry, cavy and rabbits, which help youth develop knowledge and skills that increase their interest… 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