4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

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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.

Research shows that Positive Youth Development occurs from an intentional process that promotes positive outcomes for young people by providing opportunities, choices, relationships and support.

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CONTACT

Shreemoyee "Shree" Ghosh

4-H Youth Development

Extension Agent I, M.S.

863-519-1073

shreemoyee.ghosh@ufl.edu

RECENT 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BLOG POSTS

County Events Series: How to Do a 4-H Demonstration or Illustrated Talk

We all know how to do something. From tying your shoes to making a cake, we all can tell someone step by step how to do a task. That's exactly what a 4-H demonstration is; demonstrating to an audience how to do something. When making your own 4-H demonstration you want to think of something that you know well enough that you can teach to other people. Having the subject be related to your 4-H project is nice, but it isn't required. An

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What is 4-H County Events?

County Events is the time and place for members to showcase what they know! Every year at County Events 4-H members participate and compete with one another. County Events fosters belonging, mastery, and independence in 4-H members. It is an essential part of the 4-H experience. Youth have the opportunity to demonstrate their talents and feel confident about their expertise in different subject areas. The Purpose of County and District

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4-H Day at the Capitol: Duval County

"Youth [are] to not let their age restrict them from engaging in public service – that their voice adds value to the design of local policies, practices, and public spaces. It must begin with an acknowledgement that the youth voice matters – that youth are valuable stakeholders, capable of contributing to the vibrancy of our communities." - Alderperson Resnick Florida 4-H Day at the Capitol
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