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.
15 District 12 Meeting - 6:30 - 8 p.m.
This is a meeting of youth from four counties - Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Collier County.  The meeting will be held at the Collier County Extension Office.
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, FL 34104. 
Youth will be asked to arrive at TBD.
13 Ethics Class - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Rod, Naples, FL 34120.  Time 6:00 p.m.. - 9:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room.
All youth that are needing Ethics need to attend one of three Ethics Classes
http://www.floridastatefair.com/
On the left click the steer that says Agribusiness.  Along the top there are eight drop down bars and one says Ethics click it.
***Please note: Even though you attended an Ethics workshop in the past, your certification number may have expired.  Be sure to check your certification number to be sure it is still valid.  For the 2016/2017 Fair Season - Certification Numbers starting with 15, 16, or 17 are current and valid (for example 15FSF0001, 16FSF1111 or 17FSF2222).  All other numbers have expired and exhibitors will be required to attend a workshop.

For information or questions on Ethic Certification Numbers, please contact Karen Murdaugh at 813-627-4341 or email Karen.Murdaugh@freshfromflorida.com 
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.
Area F Horse Youth - Horse Youth wishing to show in the Area F need to speak to Tish prior to December 31.  Horse Declarations need to be in with the 4-H Agent.  You can declare as many horses as you wish, then you can make a choice which horse to ride on for the event.  Coggins need to be present with declaration. 
May 12, 13, 14 Area F Horse Show - this will take place on the east coast this weekend.  All youth wishing to show at this need to contact Tish at troland@ufl.edu
 

 

 

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!
24 Ethics Class - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Rod, Naples, FL 34120.  Time 6:00 p.m.. - 9:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room.
All youth that are needing Ethics need to attend one of three Ethics Classes
http://www.floridastatefair.com/
On the left click the steer that says Agribusiness.  Along the top there are eight drop down bars and one says Ethics click it.
***Please note: Even though you attended an Ethics workshop in the past, your certification number may have expired.  Be sure to check your certification number to be sure it is still valid.  For the 2016/2017 Fair Season - Certification Numbers starting with 15, 16, or 17 are current and valid (for example 15FSF0001, 16FSF1111 or 17FSF2222).  All other numbers have expired and exhibitors will be required to attend a workshop.

For information or questions on Ethic Certification Numbers, please contact Karen Murdaugh at 813-627-4341 or email Karen.Murdaugh@freshfromflorida.com 
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...
   
2 Ethics Class - Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Rod, Naples, FL 34120.  Time 6:00 p.m.. - 9:00 p.m. in the multipurpose room.
All youth that are needing Ethics need to attend one of three Ethics Classes
http://www.floridastatefair.com/
On the left click the steer that says Agribusiness.  Along the top there are eight drop down bars and one says Ethics click it.
***Please note: Even though you attended an Ethics workshop in the past, your certification number may have expired.  Be sure to check your certification number to be sure it is still valid.  For the 2016/2017 Fair Season - Certification Numbers starting with 15, 16, or 17 are current and valid (for example 15FSF0001, 16FSF1111 or 17FSF2222).  All other numbers have expired and exhibitors will be required to attend a workshop.

For information or questions on Ethic Certification Numbers, please contact Karen Murdaugh at 813-627-4341 or email Karen.Murdaugh@freshfromflorida.com 
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 group gives advice to Tish and the 4-H staff, does fundraising, and runs programs. 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.
   
23 PLEASE READ - Share the Fun and Fashion Review to be at the Southwest Florida Fair for District 12.  This involves Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Collier Counties as they are members of the District 12.  It will not take place at District 12 Events!!!!!

This is being done at a different location and time.  Usually Share the Fun and Fashion Review are done at the District Events, but the Fair has asked if we can do it at the SW Florida Fair.

All 4-H youth will be able to get into the fair for free that evening to come to the Share the Fun and Fashion Review.  Share the Fun.
https://swflcfair.com/
   
  SHARE THE FUN
The 4-H Share the Fun Program is designed to help 4-H'ers discover their talents, develop them, and have opportunities to share those gifts with others.  It is part of the 4-H Recreation Program and is conducted at County, District, and State levels.  The objective of the Share-the-Fun Program is to enhance the following areas: appreciation of talent, leadership, confidence, interest in special training, and the ability to discover opportunities for wholesome recreation.
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/sharethefun/
 
  CLOTHING AND TEXTILES
Demonstrations/Illustrated Talks
Includes all presentation related to clothing design, selection, buying, care, construction, textiles, accessories, personal appearance, and grooming.
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/clothing/
   

 

 

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 group gives advice to Tish and the 4-H staff, does fundraising, and runs programs.  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
All 4-H youth are invited to the Collier County fair.  Keep in mind that you are an invited guest from the community and you are representing 4-H.  This is an exciting fun week where you can show your animals, make crafts, show baked goods, canned items, and more.  So think out of the box and try something new. 
   
   
  Camp Counselor Application -  due by April 1.  Youth ages 14-18 can apply to be a counselor. IF you are chosen to be a counselor the first year is spent as a Counselor-in-training (CIT) and then years to follow you will be a counselor.  A limited number of youth will become counselors.  Collier County camps with Lee County.  Counselor interviews and training occur in Lee County.  The 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 Collier County Extension Office, 14700 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL.  In the  
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. 
Youth need to fill out registration forms, they will get hem by registering below...

Demonstrations:
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/demotalk/

Share the Fun
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/sharethefun/

Registration for this event
http://colliercountyevents.eventbrite.com
8 Camp Cloverleaf will be our area cook off.  Please go the link below for more information on this.  The event will take place in the afternoon, check the site for details.
http://florida4h.org/programsandevents_/animalscience/4-h-tailgating-contest/
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 group gives advice to Tish and the 4-H staff, does fundraising, and runs programs. 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.
22 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.
29 District 12 Events in Charlotte County - Punta Gorda Middle School, 1001 Education Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950  Starting at 9:30 a.m. This is demonstrations at the District 12 Level.  4-H youth that are 14 and up can go to Gainesville for University (Congress) if they have completed demonstrations at the club and county event levels.
   
   
 

 

 

May 2017

   
1 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. 
12, 13, 14 Area F Horse Show - This will take place on the east coast this weekend.  All youth wishing to show at this need to contact Tish at troland@ufl.edu
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

   
12 - 16 Camp Cloverleaf will be happening Camp Cloverleaf  -  4-H youth $250.00 and non-4-H youth $300.  This camp 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.

Information about Camp Cloverleaf:
http://florida4h.org/camps_/cloverleaf/

Camp forms will be available after March 2017.
http://collier.ifas.ufl.edu/4H/Forms.shtml
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 group gives advice to Tish and the 4-H staff, does fundraising, and runs programs.  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.
   
26 - 30 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...
   
   
   

 

 

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.
   
24 - 31 University (formerly known as Congress) - This event takes place in Gainesville, University of Florida.  Youth wishing to go to University need to be working toward this event all year long.  Youth can go to University for $25.00, if they do all three of the previous demonstrations or if they are on the Horticulture ID Team that meets with Marie Morris yvonnemmorris@ufl.edu

http://4huniversity.com/
   
 
 

 

 

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 2016 - 2017 4-H Year!  New year starts on September 1, 2017. 
   
 

 

 

 

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