Tag: youth

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

An Orange County Legacy to be Inducted to the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

On July 31st 2019, Mr. Bobby Beagles will be inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. Bobby has been very engaged with 4-H, Extension, and FFA. He has been involved with the Orange County 4-H program since… Read More

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

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