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June 2, Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm, Camp Counselor Training – At Camp Timpoochee, Niceville FL. Registration required. Contact UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, (850) 784-6105.

June 5, Tuesday – 6 pm-8pm, Grill Smart, Eat Smart – UF/IFAS Extension Office. Registration and payment required by May 31. Class will include grilling options and safety; food safety; grilling meat, seafood, fruits, vegetables, desserts and more! Cost: $10

June 6, 2018, Wednesday – Invasive Species Workshop: Florida’s Most Unwanted Guests Air Potato Challenge – 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Invasive Workshop Flyer  Come learn about invasive plants and animals that impact Northwest Florida (Special speaker at noon).  Air Potato Challenge is an opportunity to receive Air Potato Leaf Beetles for use in controlling the invasive Air Potato Vine. Beetle Distribution will be from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Pre-registration is required to be considered a beetle recipient at http://bit.ly/bayairpotato.     

June 8, 2018, Friday – Camp Counselor Training – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. Registration required. Contact UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, (850) 784-6105.

June 18-20, Monday – Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., 4-H Grilling Camp for Age 11 +, Day program. Teaches youth the art of grilling and prepares them for the District Grilling Competition.  Location: Extension office,  Cost: $50.00

June 25 – 29, Monday – Friday, 4-H Legislature - Tallahassee, FL, 4-H Members come develop your skills to debate, analyze legislation and speak publicly, all while making new friends and having a whole lot of fun.  At this civic education event, you can sponsor a bill, amend, or lobby it, then debate the issues on the Capitol house and senate floors with your friends.  Legislature is open to youth 4-H Age 13 to 18 (as of September 1 of the current 4-H year). Cost:  $230.00

July 9-13, Monday – Friday, - 4-H Residential Summer County Camp - Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla at Camp Timpoochee 4-H Center. We will also need counselors (Age 14-17) during residential camp. Counselor slots are limited, so if you are interested, apply soon! Cost: $275

July 16-20, Monday - Friday - Senior Marine Camp - Tuition: $275, Register at http://florida4h.org/camps_/specialty-camps/marine/

July 18-20, Wednesday – Friday, 9:30-4:00, Cake Decorating for ages 11+, Day program. Teaches youth the art of cake decorating.  Location: Extension office   Cost $50

July 30 – August 2, Monday – Thursday, 4-H University is a four-day leadership experience on the campus of the University of Florida. Participants must be between the ages of 14 – 18 by September 1st of the previous year and must not have graduated high school.   This event is the state-level competition for 4-H Showcase, but it is also an opportunity to explore topics that interest you. Love horses? Spend a day at the Horse Research Lab. Science is your thing? Learn how they grow plants on Mars. There are many different topics you can explore.

Registration: May 1st and will remain open until June 9th. All registrations, both youth and adult, must be submitted on 4HOnline.

 

4-H Events 2018

Community Pride
If you have clubs interested in participating in Community Pride in the fall, please see the timeline and link below:
Sep-Nov: Work with Clubs on Community Needs Assessment, Project Plan, and Reflect on Process
December 1: Submit Grant Proposal (You need to review your clubs’ proposals prior to their submission)
Mid Dec: Funds Disbursed
Jan-May: Clubs Complete Project and Reflect on Project
June 1: Clubs Submit Project Report
July/Aug: Top Five Projects Recognized at 4HU
When: July 30-August 2, 2018
Where: University of Florida Campus Gainesville, Florida
Cost: $250
Registration: May 1, 2018 to June 9, 2018
Theme: The Future is Ours: Start Here. Go Anywhere

Intermediate State

Who: Intermediate Youth (4-H ages 11-13)
When: June 15-17, 2018
Where: 4-H Camp Cherry lake
Cost: $85
Registration: May 1, 2018 to June 1, 2018
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/intermediate-state/

 

Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference

Who: 4-H Members aged 14-18 (4-H age)
When: September 20-23, 2018
Where: Clyde M. York 4-H Center Crossville, Tennessee
Cost: $275 (includes t-shirt and transportation to Tennessee)
Registration: August 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018A call for workshop proposals from both Adults and Teens will go out this summer
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/srtlc/

 

Leadership Adventure Weekend

Who: 4-H Members aged 13-18 (4-H age)
When: November 30-December 2, 2018
Where: 4-H Camp Cloverleaf
Cost: $115
Registration: October 22, 2018 to November 16, 2018
Theme: Leadership through Arts and Communication
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/law/

 

4-H Day at the Capitol

Who: All 4-H Youth and Families (Cloverbud-Adult)
When: Early April TENTATIVE!
Where: State Capitol Complex
Cost: $15 TENTATIVE!
Registration: Feb 18, 2019 to March 14, 2019 TENTATIVE!
  • Shorter Day
  • Focus on Meetings with Elected Officials
  • More activities in the courtyard
  • Tours and additional education experiences organized by county delegations

Photography and Graphic Design
Under New Management…
  • All submissions due by June 1, 2019
  • Must be submitted digitally and include Photo Release Statement
  • 4hcontests@ifas.ufl.edu