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


 

 

September 2015

 
1 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.
7 Labor Day - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Labor Day.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
10 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  This meeting is open to all interested people.
10 Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
22 Collier County Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
26 FLORIDA STATE FAIR EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Florida State Fair offers an Educational Seminar for potential youth livestock exhibitors.
Note: There will be ONE (1) Pre-Fair Seminar offered this year.
For more information and registration...
   
   

October 2015

1 - 31 October is National 4-H Month
6 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
7 National Youth Science Day.  More information to follow. 
8 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  This meeting is open to all interested people. 
8 Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
15 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
16,17,18 Executive Board Meeting at Camp Cherry Lake for Collier County Council Leadership
24 Yard and Garden Show at the Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road.  Annual event for the Extension Office.
9 - 4
- Five demonstrations in the 4-H Area back by the high tunnel. 
- Twenty youth with wagons helping people with their purchases. 
- All 4-H youth to wear their 4-H shirts. 
25 Yard and Garden Show at the Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road.  Annual event for the Extension Office. 
10 - 3
- Five demonstrations in the 4-H Area back by the high tunnel. 
- Twenty youth with wagons helping people with their purchases. 
- All 4-H youth to wear their 4-H shirts. 
27 Officer's Training for Collier County Council 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Officer's Training for all officers in Collier County 4-H.
 
   
   

 

 

November 2015

1 Daylight Savings Time Ends - Change your clocks
10 District 12 meeting in Lee County - More details to come.
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 Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
12 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  This meeting is open to all interested people.
  Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
19 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
21 4-H Poultry Seminar 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Pioneer Community Center, 910 Panama Ave., Clewiston (located between LaBelle and Clewiston).
For more information and to register...
25 Farm - City BBQ, time and location to be advised.  Need to have youth and leaders come out to the event and help sell veggie bags and promote 4-H.  Wear your 4-H shirt!
26, 27 Thanksgiving Holiday Break - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.  The office will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
   
   
 

 

 

December 2015

1 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
10 NO MEETING - Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting 
10 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  This meeting is open to all interested people.
15 District 12 Holiday Party - TBA
 17  Leader's Appreciation Banquet - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  All leaders and their significant other are invited to this dinner.  Collier County Council will be serving you dinner!  Please RSVP to Tish Roland for this event by Monday, December 14th at 5:00 p.m.  troland@ufl.edu
17 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
24, 25 Christmas Holiday Break - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road will be closed in observance of Christmas.  The office will reopen on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
   
 

 

 

January 2016

1 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 Monday, January 4, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
14 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  This meeting is open to all interested people.
14 Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
18 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 19, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
20 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - Weigh In of large animals.
21 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
21 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - Swine Show
22 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - Ag Ventures at Robert's Ranch.  Need volunteers this day to help with the different educational tables.  Also need people with animals to help with showing their animals.  Need goats, poultry, rabbits, etc...  Please contact Tish at troland@ufl.edu if you can assist with this day.  This is also a great day for homeschool youth come and do a table.  It will count as a demonstration of community service.
22 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - Steer Show
23 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - All other shows.  Pet Show and Auction.
24 Collier County 4-H Livestock Show - Game day at the Livestock Show.  All youth and their families are invited to take part in this event.
26 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
29, 30, 31 Second Executive Board Meeting at Camp Cherry Lake for Collier County Council Leadership
   
   
 

 

 

February 2016

4 - 15 Florida State Fair - Tampa, Florida
http://www.floridastatefair.com/
11 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Collier County Fair. This meeting is open to all interested people.
11 Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
15 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 16, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
18 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
23 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
   
   
 

 

 

March 2016

   
8 ETHICS CLASS 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples
15 Share the Fun Activity - Think about a Share the Fun Activity.  We need more creative youth to take part in this event.  This is part of County Events, but people need to plan ahead of time and practice.  Details at this link about Share the Fun:
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/sharethefun/
16 Pre-Fair Activities - Keep in mind that 4-H youth are invited to the fair.  Be on your best behavior at this event.
17 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
17 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
18 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
18,19,20 Third Executive Board Meeting at Camp Cherry Lake for Collier County Council Leadership
19 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
20 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
21 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
22 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
22 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
23 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
24 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
25 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
25 Good Friday
26 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
27 Collier County Fair
http://www.colliercountyfair.com/
27 Easter
   
   
   

 

 

April 2016

All month Work on Demonstrations or Illustrated Talks - All youth are asked to do a demonstration in their club.  Then youth can take their demonstration on to Collier County Events and District Events.  Senior 4-H youth, ages 14-18 that have completed demonstrations at the club level, county level and district level can go to University (formerly known as Congress) free. 
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/demotalk/
Details at the link above to judge Collier County Events and/or District 12 Events.
Any time this month Judges are needed for County and District Events - Contact Tish Roland with names of people that will volunteer their time to judge Collier County Events and/or District 12 Events.
1 Collier County Events - Forms are available at (TBD)
14 Livestock Meeting followed by a Leader's Meeting  7:00 p.m. at the Fair Grounds Office.  Leaders are asked to come to these two meetings.  Rhonda talks about events at the Fair and Tish talks about what is happening in 4-H.  These two meetings are combined to help leaders so that they don't have to go out two different nights.
16 Collier County Events - 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Collier County Extension office. Then youth can take their demonstration on to Collier County events and District Events.  Senior   4-H youth, ages 14-18 that have completed demonstrations at the club level, county level and district level can go to University (formerly known as Congress) free.
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/demontalk/ Details at the link above or call one of the 4-H staff for details.
20 Deadline - Camp Counselor and CIT applications are due to the office.  All youth interested in being a camp Counselor (ages 16-18) or Counselor in Training (ages 14-18) will need to fill out an application.  Then they will be required to interview for the positions.  Limited youth will be needed for these positions, thus not all applicants will get to be counselors or CITs.
21 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office. This meeting is open to all interested people.
21 Collier County 4-H Livestock Committee Meeting 6:45 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  at the Collier County Extension Office.  Adult and Jr. Livestock Committee meetings.
26 Collier County Council meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Meeting is led by Collier County Council Board, all clubs in Collier County are to send two delegates to this meeting.  All youth in Collier County are invited to come, but the two delegates are the voting youth for the clubs.
28 Record Book Help - 5 - 7p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office.  Any youth wishing to have help with their record book is invited to come to the office and get help.  Tish will be there to help.
30 District 12 Events in Naples - Time to be announced.  Will be held at Corkscrew Middle School.  Youth (ages 14-18) that participated in Collier County Events are invited to this event.  Then youth can take their demonstration on to Collier County Events and District Events.  Senior 4-H youth, ages 14-18 that have completed demonstrations at the club level and district level can go to University (Formerly known as Congress) free. 
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/demotalk/
Details at the  link above or cal one of the 4-H staff for details.
   
   
   
 

 

 

May 2016

   
2 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. 
14 District 12 Events sponsored by Collier County 4-H this year! - Time and location TBD.  Youth will do a demonstration, illustrated talk or something creative in Share the Fun.  This is an amazing event where youth get the opportunity to show how wonderful they are.
19 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office. This meeting is open to all interested people.
26 Collier County 4-H Awards Banquet - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Location TBD.  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 23, 2016 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. 
30 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 31, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.
   
 
 

 

 

June 2016

   
16 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Collier County Extension Office. This meeting is open to all interested people.
20 - 24 Camp Cloverleaf
June 27 - July 1 LEG, which is short for State Legislature.  Details to come.  This is held in Tallahassee.  Youth will stay in Florida State Dorms and will be at the State Capital all week long as mock lobbyist, representative and senators.  It is a great week.
 
 

 

 

July 2016

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.
11 to 15 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.
12 Elections and Rally for District 12 - All youth going to Gainesville for University need to be at this event.  More details to come.
18 to 22 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.
21 Collier County 4-H Association Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 7:30  p.m.at the Collier County Extension Office. This meeting is open to all interested people.
25 to 29 University (formerly known as Congress) - This event takes place in Gainesville, University of Florida.  Youth earn this trip by doing a demonstration, being on the Horticultural ID team, or being on Executive Board.
   
 
 

 

 

August 2016

 
28 Enrollment Event - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 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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