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What is 4-H University?

Florida 4-H University is a week-long overnight event for senior 4-H youth (4-H age 14-18) held at the University of Florida. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational workshops lead by University of Florida faculty, explore career opportunities, lead community service activities, interact with youth from all over the state, and have fun while developing critical life skills that will help them become productive and engaged citizens of the communities, their country, and their world.

This year, due to COVID-19, we are offering a Hybrid 4-H University which will consist of the 4-H University Road Show, also known as 4-HU to YOU! The hybrid event will feature a series of weekend workshop days offered around the state throughout the month of July, online workshops and activities from July 26 to July 28, and an in person State Share the Fun Contest and Senior Awards Celebration on Friday, July 30th

Registration is open May 21 to June 25, 2021 through 4-H Online


4-H Contacts

InquiriesNameContactEvent InformationCost
General Courtney Quirire courtney.quirire@ufl.edu

Gainesville, FL

July 2021 - Hybrid month long event

$105 (Full Event) - Online and In-person

$45 - Online only

$45 - Share the Fun In-person Competitor only

4-H University Roadshow

Learn more about the 4-H University Roadshow, also known as 4-HU to YOU!  COVID-19 has changed how we can offer our programs this summer.  Since we can’t bring our members to 4-H University, we are bringing it to you!  Check out our on the road workshops and online programs for 4-H University.  Members who register for the in-person events can attend all events at any location and online. 

The Big Event!

Join us for the long awaited Share the Fun Contest and Senior Awards Day! 

Friday, July 30, 2021

Share the Fun Contest

The 4-H Share-the-Fun Program is designed to help 4-H’ers discover, develop, and share their talents with others. 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.

During this contest, we will also recognize our State Competitive Events Winners and Community Pride Awards.

TimeWhere
1:00pm to 3:00pm

J. Wayne Reitz Union Rion Ballroom

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida


Senior Awards and Recognition

Join us as we honor our graduating seniors, announce scholarship and award trip winners, show our senior videos, recognize our Leader of the Legacy, and induct our 2021-2022 state officers.  This is a special event celebrating some of our outstanding 4-H members from the past year. 

TimeWhere
3:30pm to 6:00pm

J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida


 The Celebration!

4-H Senior Members only are invited to join us for a casual buffet dinner and our traditional senior dance at Club Clover!  Friends and family are encouraged to enjoy the wonderful dining around Gainesville as our Senior 4-H members celebrate a very long year together!   

EventTimeWhere
Dinner 6:00pm to 7:00pm  J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
Club Clover 7:00pm to 9:30pm   J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
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Florida 4-H University (4-H U) is a week-long, overnight event for senior-level 4-H youth hosted on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Youth participate in activity workshops led by University of Florida faculty, explore career opportunities, lead community service projects, and interact with their peers from across the state, all while having fun and developing critical life skills that will help them become responsible, productive, and engaged citizens of their communities, their country, and their world.