A group of Florida 4-H Youth roast marshmallows around a campfire



The UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach to help youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be responsible, productive citizens.  This mission is accomplished by creating safe and inclusive learning environments, involving caring adults, and utilizing the expertise and resources of the University of Florida and the nationwide land grant university system.


Florida 4-Youth group photo featuring several boys and girl

 4-H Youth

Polk County 4-H is for youth 5-18 years of age (as of Sept. 1). In this section of the website, you will find more information about the 4-H program, how to become a 4-H member, and resources for current members. More info ...

Group of happy adult Florida 4-H volunteers

 4-H Volunteers

Polk County 4-H relies on it's fabulous volunteers to deliver 4-H programming. Find more information on how to become a 4-H volunteer and various resources to support your role, on this page.  More info ... 

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Shreemoyee "Shree" Ghosh

4-H Youth Development

Extension Agent I, M.S.