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4-H Youth Development

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The goal of the 4-H program is to extend agricultural education to rural youth by organizing boys and girls clubs and through “learning by doing". The UF/IFAS Extension mission is to develop youth programs using a learn-by-doing approach in order to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens. Florida 4-H aspires to be the leading youth development program that creates positive change in youth, families, and communities. Be apart of something amazing - join today!!

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Current Events

Gulf County Extension is proud to announce their new 4H Club - Junior Master Gardener at Wewahitchka High School.

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How to become a 4-H Volunteer

Adult volunteers play an important role in the 4-H program. They mentor 4-H youth, coordinate local community clubs, and help to plan and run events. 1. Decide that you want to help kids grow and explore their futures. 2. Check out some of the different volunteer experiences (volunteer roles) with Florida 4-H. 3. Choose a volunteer role and complete a Volunteer Application 4. Contact Gulf County Extension at 639-3200.

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Gulf County 4-H

Gulf County 4-H has some of the most energetic youth from the state of Florida. Our members serve on the District 3 Council. They are Camp Counselors at Camp Timpoochee.. They represent us at 4H University. They voice their opinions on Teen Retreat.