Collier County Extension
4-H and Youth Development
Calendar of Events


 

 

September 2016

 
TBD Start of the new 4-H Year!  All youth turn in an enrollment and participation form into the office for the club(s) you want to be involved with.  Look under enrollment for the enrollment and participation forms.
3 4-H Day at Gator Football Opening Day
Click here for more information...
5 Labor Day - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Labor Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
10 4-H Day at LEGOLAND
Click here for more information...
13 Required Leader's Meeting - 1 of 3
7:00 at the Extension Office,
14700 Immokalee Road, Naples
Multipurpose room.
All leaders need to be present at this meeting.  Bring your completed Club enrollment sheet, you can get it from Tish or print it at the link below.
Form here...
Your club officers will need to be listed on this form.  Remind your club officers about the Officer's Training that will be October 20 at the Extension Office.  They will be feed that eveing.
15 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
15 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
16 Movie Night at the Extension Office in the multipurpose room.
5 - 7 games and food
7 - 8:30 movie
All ages welcome (don't need to be a 4-H'er) the movie is free - food and drink will have some cost.  Bring a comfy chair or blanket and enjoy the movie.
   
   

October 2016

1 - 31 October is National 4-H Month
4 4-H National Youth Science Day
6:30 - 9:00 at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road in the multipurpose room.
Only the first 24 youth will be able to come to the event.  Only pre-registered youth will be able to come to this event..
To register for this event...
20 Officers Training for the Collier County Clubs 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples.  In the multipurpose room.
All clubs in 4-H are to send their club officers to this training. Need accurate numbers for the ordering of the pizza. Must register.
To register for this event...
20 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Meeting in the classroom.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
22 Yard and Garden Show at the Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road.  Annual event for the Extension Office.
9 - 4  Let Tish know what day your club will be coming to work. 
- Youth with wagons helping people with their purchases.  Tips go to your Club.  This is a great fund raiser.
- All 4-H youth to wear their 4-H shirts. 
23 Yard and Garden Show at the Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road.  Annual event for the Extension Office. 
10 - 3  Let Tish know what day your club will be coming to work. 
- Youth with wagons helping people with their purchases.  Tips go to your Club.  This is a great fund raiser.
- All 4-H youth to wear their 4-H shirts. 
   
 
   
   

 

 

November 2016

1 Buy your Farm City BBQ tickets at the Extension Office or online.  Make sure you buy them from 4-H so that they get the funds from the sale, online link...
Or call Tish and she will deliver tickets to them.
6 Daylight Savings Time Ends -
Change your clocks
   
11 Veteran's Day - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.  The office will reopen on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
17 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
17 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
   
23 Farm - City BBQ, 10 - 3 in Immokalee at the Casino in the parking lot.  All youth are welcome to come and work this event for community service hours.  It is a hard day of work.  Youth will need to wear a 4-H shirt!
24, 25 Thanksgiving Holiday Break - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.  The office will reopen on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
   
   
 

 

 

December 2016

   
TBD District 12 Holiday Party - TBA
10 Collier County Council  - Community Event:  Singing Christmas carols at Terracina Grand located at 6825 Davis Blvd., Naples.  Time: TBD
15 Required Leader's Meeting - 2 of 3
Leader's Appreciation Dinner
starts at 6:30 at the Extension Office.  All leaders are invited to come for dinner.
Multipurpose room.
To register for this event...
23, 26 Christmas Holiday Break - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Christmas.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
   
 

 

 

January 2017

2 New Year's Day Office Closed - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of New Year's Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
6 Movie Night at the Extension Office in the multipurpose room.
5 - 7 games and food
7 - 8:30 movie
All ages welcome (don't need to be a 4-H'er) the movie is free - food and drink will have some cost.  Bring a comfy chair or blanket and enjoy the movie.
   
16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Office Closed - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
   
18 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - at Robert's Ranch in Immokalee.  Robert's Ranch is located at 1215 Roberts Ave. W., Immokalee FL 34142.   Time: TBA
Weight in for market swine and market steer.  Only swine and steer stay overnight all other animals will come on Saturday to be judged.
19 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - at Robert's Ranch in Immokalee.  Robert's Ranch is located at 1215 Roberts Ave. W., Immokalee FL 34142.   Time: TBA
Swine Show
20 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - at Robert's Ranch in Immokalee.  Robert's Ranch is located at 1215 Roberts Ave. W., Immokalee FL 34142.   Time: TBA
Steer Show
21 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - at Robert's Ranch in Immokalee.  Robert's Ranch is located at 1215 Roberts Ave. W., Immokalee FL 34142.   Time: TBA
All other animals - during the day - goat, cavy, rabbit, poultry, etc..  In the evening is the sale of the market swine and steer.
22 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - at Robert's Ranch in Immokalee.  Robert's Ranch is located at 1215 Roberts Ave. W., Immokalee FL 34142.   Time: TBA
4-H game day - fun day!
27 - 29 2nd Executive Board, Held at Camp Cloverleaf
   
   
 

 

 

February 2017

   
  4-H Honey Bee Essay Contest essays due first week of February
For more information...
   
   
16 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
16 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
   
20 President's Day Office Closed - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of President's Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
   
   
   
   
 

 

 

March 2017

   
TBD ETHICS CLASS 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples
16 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
16 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
   
   
16 - 26 Collier County Fair
   
   
  Camp Counselor Application -  due by April 1, youth ages 14-18 can apply to be a counselor.  Application link will be posted on March 1, 2017.
   
   
   
   

 

 

April 2017

  Know Your County Government -
is a six week educational experience that is a partnership with Collier Public Schools and League of Women Voters.  Youth will need to sign up for all six days in order to take part in this experience.  The dates for this event are TBA.  If you are interested in this please contact Tish at troland@ufl.edu
4 Required Leader's Meeting - 3 of 3
at 6:30 at the Extension Office. 
Multipurpose room.
8 Collier County Events - 8:30 sign-in and 9:00 start usually completed by  12:30-1:00. Held at the Extension Office. 
For more information and to register for this event...
14 Good Friday
16 Easter
   
20 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
20 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
26 Mock LEG: starts at 9 ends at 3, with lunch being served.  Held at the Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples.  This is open to District 12 youth from Collier, Lee, Hendry and Charlotte counties. This session will prepare youth for Legislature that is held in Tallahassee each year.  The training will show youth how to be an active participant in the process.
   
   
   
 

 

 

May 2017

   
TBD Record Book Turn In - Prior to 5:00 p.m. 4-H Youth complete a project throughout the year.  It is turned in and ribbons are awarded at the Awards Banquet later this month.
http://collier.ifas.ufl.edu/4H/Forms.shtml
Look for the list of what is needed in a record book. The forms are all available at this link. 
4 Collier County Council Elections - 6:30 p.m., at the Extension Office.  Meet in the multipurpose room. 
All youth interested in being on the Collier County Council need to come to the Extension Office for elections.  Be prepared to give your talk as to why you should be chosen for a position on the Collier County Council. 
   
25 Collier County 4-H Awards Banquet - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Location Extension Office, multipurpose room.  This is where all the clubs are to be present, along with their leader.  Club officers are needed to help give out the awards.  All youth, their families, and leaders are needed at this event.  Record books will be returned and awards will be given out.  RSVP by Monday, May 22, 2017 to Tish Roland at troland@ufl.edu with the number of people in your family that will be coming.  So that we can plan the food. 
29 Memorial Day Office Closed - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.
   
 
 

 

 

June 2017

   
15 Collier County Council Meeting -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
Start in multipurpose room then to classroom.
All youth are welcome to be on the council. Elections are held in May for the following year.  This is the leadership for 4-H in the County
15 Collier County 4-H Association -
6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL
In the multipurpose room.
This is open to anyone and everyone interested in helping fundraise for Collier County 4-H programming and planning 4-H's future in Collier County.
   
TBD LEG - Senior 4-H'ers come develop your skills to debate, analyze legislation and speak publicly, all while making new friends and having a who lot of fun.  At this civic education event, you can sponsor a bill, amend, or lobby it, then debate the issues on the Capitol house and senate floors with your friends.  Legislature is open to Senior 4-H'ers ages 13 to 18 as of September 1 of the current 4-H year.
For more information...
TBD Camp Cloverleaf is located in Highlands County on Lake Francis in Lake Placid.  Youth leave on Monday morning from the office and return on Friday around noon.  It is a great week of outdoor adventure.
Camp forms will be available after March 2017.
   
   

 

 

July 2017

4 Independence Day, Office Closed - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Independence Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
TBD Southwest Florida Weather Camp 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location TBD.  Youth that are going to be in Middle school will love this week learning about weather.  This is a week of fun and excitement with hands on learning about weather.  Registration for this event will be on Eventbrite.
TBD Southwest Florida Weather Camp 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location TBD.  Youth that are going to be in High school will love this week learning about weather.  This is a week of fun and excitement with hands on learning about weather.  Registration for this event will be on Eventbrite.
   
July 31 - August 4 University (formerly known as Congress) - This event takes place in Gainesville, University of Florida.  Youth earn this trip by doing all three of the previous demonstrations or if they are on the Horticulture ID team that meets with Marie Morris yvonnemmorris@ufl.edu
   
 
 

 

 

August 2017

 
TBD Enrollment Event - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road.  Youth and their families are invited to the 2nd Annual Enrollment Event. Come and learn about the clubs, turn in your enrollment and participation forms.  There will be games and food for all.  Come for 15 minutes or for the whole afternoon.
31 End of the 2015 - 2016 4-H Year!  New year starts on September 1, 2016. 
   
 

 

 

 

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