The University of Florida IFAS Extension 4-H offices are hosting a Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee Feb. 24-26, 2017. The weekend is for teens ages 13-18 in the Northwest District of Florida (4-H Districts I, II & III).
If you are interested in meeting other 4-H teens across northwest Florida, love to camp, an would like to be prepared for state events like 4-H Legislature or 4-H U, or college scholarships, this Teen Retreat is tailor made for you. Last year, a committee of youth and adults put together a weekend event to help teens grow their leadership, communication and workforce skills.
WHAT: A fun weekend retreat with your peers
WHEN: February 24-26, 2017
WHERE: Camp Timpoochee, Niceville, FL
HOW: Workshops and fun shops will be planned and taught by youth committee members. Everyone will also participate in a service project. Participants will be expected to bring what they learn back to their county council and organize a similar service project April 28-30.
Registration is open via 4HOnline. The cost is $75/person thanks to corporate donations from State Farm and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida. Participate in our Teen Retreat T-shirt Design Contest and you could win a $50.00 scholarship for this event. Check with your local UF IFAS Extension Office to inquire about any additional scholarships that may be available. Once you complete your registration online, submit your payment to your local UF IFAS Extension Office.
Learn more details here.