Volunteering In The Panhandle

NO! Not the Dreaded Record Book. . .

Many youth (and parents) dread the 4-H Record Book

In the early years of 4-H, record books were a way to document profit or loss on a project, such …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/14/no-not-the-dreaded-record-book/

4-H Record Books…Simplified!

No need to dread the record book! This article breaks it down into simple steps.

In 4-H, young people have tracked their activities, events, profits and losses, skill development and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/14/4-h-record-bookssimplified/

Why 4-H is a Good Investment

Photo credit: National 4-H Council

September 1st marks the new 4-H year in Florida, and many families are enrolling their kids this week. There are several different ways that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/28/why-4-h-is-a-good-investment/

Jean Bodiford McMillian: Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

Ms. Jean Bodiford McMillan was inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame August 2nd. She has helped 5 generations of youth in Gulf County learn leadership and life skills through the 4-H Horse Project.  In 1970, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/18/jean-bodiford-mcmillian-florida-4-h-hall-of-fame/

Engineering and Agriculture = Fun, Learning and Teambuilding

Youth had only 2 hours to design a bridge that would support a semi load of vegetables.

When you hear the word agriculture, it probably evokes words like “farming, livestock or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/28/engineering-and-agriculture-fun-learning-and-teambuilding/

Technology at Camp = Problem Solvers

HughesNet and Florida 4-H have teamed up to help youth learn how to use science and technology to solve problems!

Most people think of camp as a break from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/07/technology-at-camp-problem-solvers/

4-H Provides Opportunities for Military Volunteers

Through 4-H, Victoria is able to share her skills and passions to help young people grow workforce and life skills.

Victoria Ballard came to Santa Rosa County 4-H in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/4-h-provides-opportunities-for-military-volunteers/

Serving Special Needs Drives this Volunteer

“This group is inclusive, which gives both children with and without disabilities an opportunity to learn from each other.  Our hope is that our group will continue to grow and that through participating in our ASK group, individuals and families might gain the desire and/or confidence, to explore other 4-H groups that are geared toward …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/serving-special-needs-drives-this-volunteer/

4-H Horse Health Clinic Scheduled for June 13th

The Area A 4-H Horse Advisory Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Bess Darrow, DVM and Mr. Billy Blackman, Professional Farrier to our first Area A 4-H Equine Clinic.  Our focus will be on overall equine …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/4-h-horse-health-clinic-scheduled-for-june-13th/

Bust Boredom and Extend Learning through Summer

4-H summer programs allow youth to explore a variety of topics- from animal science to robotics! Photo credit: Heather Kent, UF IFAS Extension

With the end of the school year approaching, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/bust-boredom-and-extend-learning-through-summer/

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