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Hearts of Gold 4-H Club Prepares to Purple Up April 8!

Hearts of Gold 4-H Club Hearts of Gold 4-H Club and many others will be sporting the color Purple to support military youth on April 8! Join them celebrating April Month of the Military Child and Purple UP! Day April 8 or April 15. Be creative….the goal is for military youth to see the support …

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Florida 4-H Club Grows Compassion through Community Pride Grant

Fire Ants 4-H Club members prepare and serve meals for hospice patients and caregivers to develop compassion and empathy in their community. There are many genetic traits you’re born with that can’t be changed.  But what about traits such as compassion and empathy?  Can they be learned?  A new study conducted by the University of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/15/florida-4-h-club-grows-compassion-through-community-pride-grant/

4-H Club Leader Grows Resilience and Empathy

For more than 33 years, Priscilla Weaver has been teaching youth about animal science through the 4-H club program. This time of the year you can find her at the North Florida Fairgrounds in the livestock buildings. As the North Florida Fair’s Livestock Director she’ll be busy putting on a great livestock show and competition …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/13/4-h-club-leader-grows-resilience-and-empathy/

The Importance of Club Involvement

With summer approaching, you might be asking, “What am I going to do with my children while they are out of school?” One solution is to get them involved in a club. 4-H is the youth organization of the Land Grant University System, of which the UF/ IFAS Extension Service is a part. 4-H and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/02/the-importance-of-club-involvement/

Bad Weather Blues: Ideas for Indoor Club Meeting Recreation

Don’t let the weather ruin your club’s recreational time. Play inside! It’s that time of year in North Florida when we’re not sure what we’ll wake up to each morning. We may be in short sleeves, sweatshirts, or hip waders and that can make planning a club meeting tough. During this time of year, between …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/06/bad-weather-blues-ideas-for-indoor-club-meeting-recreation/

Explore and Create with Nature at your 4-H Club Meetings

As the autumn temperatures continue to fall, and we fill our days and evenings with more time outside, many of us yearn to enjoy the natural beauties of the environment without the humidity, extreme heat, and summer insects. During the activity portion of each 4-H Club meeting is a great time to explore and create …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/11/22/explore-and-create-with-nature-at-your-4-h-club-meetings/

Making a Difference with Effective 4-H Club Meetings

Last night, Dr. Paula Davis taught us how we can make a difference by empowering youth to plan and lead effective club meetings.  We even practiced parliamentary procedure by making trail mix.  Whitney Cherry explained proper 4-H emblem usage and how to secure permission to use the 4-H name and emblem for your club. All …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/17/making-a-difference-with-effective-4-h-club-meetings/

Creating a Plan for Your 4-H Club

Welcome to the new 4-H year! As you begin making plans to re-connect with your club members and families, make plans to create a year-long plan for your 4-H Club. Why should your 4-H club plan up to a year in advance? A plan will help to: Meet the needs of all members Share responsibilities (among …

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Bringing Summer Fun to Your 4-H Club Meeting

It’s time for our 4-H clubs to start the new 4-H year.  If your 4-H club took time off for the summer break the first club meeting can be a little crazy.  Everyone will want to catch up and share their summer adventure stories.  Why not take advantage of this excitement and make it part …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/16/bringing-summer-fun-to-your-4-h-club-meeting/

4-H Club Meeting Ideas

Here are activities to help members get to know each other, break up cliques, and decrease disruptions during meetings. Birthday Line-up Have members line up in a straight line by their birth date without talking to each other. Depending on the age of the club members you can make it easy using only the month …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/05/4-h-club-meeting-ideas/