The 2020 school year ended quite different than any high school students could have predicted. And now that it has ended, students will consider how to spend their time this summer. The “Next Stop: Job!” curriculum teaches youth to prepare ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The term 4-H is synonymous with pigs and cows and state fairs. However, today 4-H is so much more than its agricultural roots. 4-H Special Interest, or SPIN, Clubs off students an opportunity to experience the fun, learning, and life skills ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County at Weedon Island Preserve is looking for high school students with an interest in the environment to join the Ranger Naturalist program.
High school students yearning to learn more about the environment ... READ MORE
Summertime is quickly approaching, which often means searching for fun, educational things for your children to do while they aren't in school. In families with multiple children, finding something for everyone's varied interests while keeping ... READ MORE
The three camping counties of Pasco, Polk, and Pinellas have spent their last glorious week at Camp Ocala. Camp Ocala has a special place in many of our hearts. If you have not been there, you must know that Camp Ocala is set on ... READ MORE
The camping program is a huge part of the 4-H tradition. While non-campers may focus on thoughts of mosquitoes, sunburns, homesickness and incompatible cabin mates, those of us who camp know that 4-H camp creates lifelong friends and held fast ... READ MORE
Many of us have fond memories of summer camp. What could be more exciting than the anticipation of adventure, making new friends, and seeing wildlife all while living away from home?
The difference between fond memories and not so fond ... READ MORE
Spring is one of the busiest times of the 4-H year. Surviving these weeks with a smile on one's face is evidence of mastering time management. Today's post will give you a glimpse of the structure of these 4-H events.
The excitement ... READ MORE
By Samantha Richards
4-H Youth Mentor and Camp Counselor
Well it’s all over now; time to return back home. 4-H Camp Ocala was out of this world! All of the campers had a great time meeting new friends and the counselors had a chance ... READ MORE