Monthly Archive: March 2012

4-H Spring Break Fit Attack is Back

This year will be Jefferson County Extension’s second annual Fit Attack and we are back and better than ever. This year’s camp will specifically target students in 5th-8th grade because according to Florida Charts School-aged Child and Adolescent Profile, 24.1% of middle school students in Jefferson County receive insufficient physical activity. Fit Attack is aimed …

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4-H Blitz: Introducing Youth to 4-H

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4-H is one of the nation’s largest youth development organizations. More than 6 million youth participate nationally. 4-H Blitz is focused on getting junior and intermediate youth (ages 8-13) more involved in 4-H. Research from Tufts University shows youth engaged in 4-H are: •Nearly two times more likely to get better grades in school; •Nearly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/4h/2012/03/02/4-h-blitz-introducing-youth-to-4-h/