Tag Archive: Grows

4-H Grows Compassion

4-Her Isaac Brooks helped prepare meals for hospice patients as part of his 4-H Community Service Project. With 4-H’s long history of community service and service learning built into the structure of the club model, 4-H members are poised to develop skills that make them highly valued students and eventually adults. And while grades and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/06/4-h-grows-compassion/

4-H Grows Confidence

It is no secret that communication is a skill that is in high demand in the workplace. It is also a skill that requires confidence. That is one of the reasons why the Florida 4-H Positive Youth Development program intentionally targets the life skills of communication and confidence through every project and program. One program …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/05/4-h-grows-confidence/

4-H Volunteer Grows Confidence through Gardening Project

4-H School Gardens help youth learn about science, food and nutrition, and life skills such as responsibility. Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With 4-H volunteers, Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development, and UF IFAS Extension all in a row! School gardens have become the perfect avenue to implement experiential learning. They …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/15/4-h-volunteer-grows-confidence-through-gardening-project/

Youth Gardening Grows Across the Country

Backyard gardens have increased in popularity the last few years, with record calls to Extension offices statewide on how to grow tomatoes and preserve produce.  Along with the boom in home gardening, schools have steadily added gardens to their campuses. There are countless benefits to including children in growing their own food. Personal experience and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/18/youth-gardening-grows-across-the-country/

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