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4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp

2019 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Campers

Day 5-Water Why is water important? Where does water go when you flush it down the toilet? What can you do to conserve water? We end the week with a very important topic-water! How much clean water do we have on earth to share with humans, animals,...

Posted on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:57 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment

4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp

Prey and predator gets us started on the topic of the day…food

Day 4- Food What is local food? Why buy local food? What is a food mile? Today we explore where our food comes from and delve into our complex global and local food system....How far does a pineapple or a cashew travel before it gets to your plate?...

Prey and predator gets us started on the topic of the day…food
Prey and predator gets us started on the topic of the day…food

starting a home garden in recycled containers
starting a home garden in recycled containers

recycled silly planters
recycled silly planters

butternut squash seeds planted and ready to go home
butternut squash seeds planted and ready to go home

another happy gardener
another happy gardener

camper with planting
camper with planting

today's harvest, farm fresh strawberries
today's harvest, farm fresh strawberries

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:14 AM
Tags: 4-H (22), 4-H youth development (20)
Focus Area Tags: Environment

UC IPM Online Courses: New Fuller Rose Beetle Course and Early-Bird Pricing

Online Course - Fuller Rose Beetle

    Summer is here, and we're halfway through 2019 already! Why not get jump on finishing up your continuing education units by taking online courses from the UC Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM). If you are a license or certificate holder from...

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:01 AM

4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp

Electric train tag gets campers ready for the topic of the day...Energy

Day 3-Energy What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy? Why is energy important? How can we conserve energy? Energy day is always popular and delicious! After contemplating journal questions and...

Electric train tag gets campers ready for the topic of the day...Energy
Electric train tag gets campers ready for the topic of the day...Energy

Teamwork makes pizza box solar oven construction easier and more fun.
Teamwork makes pizza box solar oven construction easier and more fun.

S'mores in the oven, but where's the sun today?
S'mores in the oven, but where's the sun today?

Enjoying S'mores
Enjoying S'mores

Monitoring temperature in solar oven on an overcast day
Monitoring temperature in solar oven on an overcast day

smoothie assembly line
smoothie assembly line

Pedal power
Pedal power

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 9:19 AM
Tags: 4-H (22), 4-H youth development (20)
Focus Area Tags: Environment

4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp

Land day farm nature walk

Day 2-Land The day begins with journaling and a farm nature walk. Along the way, campers encounter evidence or indicators that animals use and call the farm home. Today is about understanding the importance of open space, natural resources and...

Land day farm nature walk
Land day farm nature walk

Farm nature walk
Farm nature walk

Evidence of life on the farm
Evidence of life on the farm

Recycle Reuse Reduce
Recycle Reuse Reduce

Waste watcher trash tracker updated each day
Waste watcher trash tracker updated each day

Learning about worm composting
Learning about worm composting

Worm bin assembly line
Worm bin assembly line

Worms and more worms
Worms and more worms

Hands-on learning at its best
Hands-on learning at its best

Worm bins to take home
Worm bins to take home

Today's harvest, kale
Today's harvest, kale

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:37 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment

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