4-H Youth Development

2014 Camp Registration is Now Open!

2WelcomeToOurJungle

Youth ages 8-18 if you are interested in coming to a week of Camp at 4-H Camp Timpoochee then check out the 4-H Camps tab under the 4-H Youth Development tab for the Registration Packet with all this years info.  Cost for County Camp is $250 per child and Cost for Horse Camp is $340 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/03/18/2014-camp-registration-is-now-open/

Avoid Homework Hassles

Homework_2-150x150

Some children dread the thought of doing homework. They may leave an assignment for the last minute or refuse to do it all together. Many parents handle this by trying to force their children to do their homework. However, getting into a power struggle with your child is not effective. By having clear rules and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/10/11/avoid-homework-hassles/

Make a Difference Monday!

PIC_MakeADiffWebHeader

Par Pro, the 5 Minute Club Meeting and use of the 4-H Emblem are the topics for Make A Difference Monday’s session 2. 4-H Volunteers and Teen Leaders, meet in the Conference Room at the Okaloosa County Extension Office at 6 pm 9.16.13 for this session. Remember, all attendees go in the drawing for a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/16/make-a-difference-monday/

Teaching Children to Save Winners

P1020968

We are pleased to recognize the winners of the 2013 “Teaching Children to Save” project sponsored by Okaloosa Saves Coalition and UF/Okaloosa County Extension. This is one of many programs coordinated by the University of Florida/Okaloosa County Extension Office. For “Teaching Children to Save,” parents and grandparents were encouraged to talk with their children about …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/09/08/teaching-children-to-save-winners/

June 8th Sale

Join us for the 2013 HCE Indoor Craft & Yard Sale on June 8th, 7 AM-1 PM.  This will be at the new UF Extension Office–3098 Airport Road in Crestview.  There will be local artisans with great crafts and items for sale.  Plus it’s a great time to purchase fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers.  …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/05/31/june-8th-sale/

Savings tips straight to your phone!

Saves_texts

We know that saving money isn’t always top of mind. That’s why Okaloosa Saves , along with America Saves campaign, is launching a new text message service to keep you motivated to save as part of Financial Literacy Month. Now, when you take the SAVES PLEDGE you can choose to receive text message tips and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/04/26/savings-tips-straight-to-your-phone/

Stay in Touch!

Did you know there are lots of ways to stay in touch with UF/IFAS Okaloosa Extension Office? You can visit this website regularly, but there are lots of other options! Join our “Subscribe” list! You can opt to get information on Living Well, Gardening, Youth, Natural Resources, Agriculture and more–you subscribe to the information you …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/02/28/stay-in-touch/

4-H Summer Camp Timpooche 2013

We are currently accepting registration packets for 4-H Summer Camp. It is open to the community so please contact Haley Worley Okaloosa County 4-H Youth Development Agent at the Okaloosa County Extension Office if you are interested.  (850)689-5850 or hbworley@ufl.edu Below I have attached the Camp registration packet as well. Who: 8-18 year olds (As of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/02/05/4-h-summer-camp-timpooche-2013/

Youth Workshops at the Economic Living Expo

The Eco-Bot Challenge

Tomorrow is the big day! The Economic Living Expo! We will have 3 different children’s workshops available one of them being a robotics challenge.  One of the reasons we use robots for different things in our world is because of safety issues.  Some things are not safe for humans to attempt so they use robots.  …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/02/01/youth-workshops-at-the-economic-living-expo/