Posts Tagged: 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp
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,...
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
Farm nature walk
Evidence of life on the farm
Recycle Reuse Reduce
Waste watcher trash tracker updated each day
Learning about worm composting
Worm bin assembly line
Worms and more worms
Hands-on learning at its best
Worm bins to take home
Today's harvest, kale
UC HAREC began hosting 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp in 2014. Since then, the education staff has trained other UC Research and Extension Center (RECS) staff to deliver this curriculum created by Dr. Roslyn Brain of Utah State University. Similar...
tie dye activity
tie dyed camp shirts
Pondering the journal questions of the day
Planting seeds to grow indoor plants that can provide oxygen in our home environments
Education Specialists representing state wide Research and Extension Centers System (RECS) sites gathered February 15-16 at Hansen. This second annual meeting was an opportunity to meet new staff, share best practices, and participate in professional...
Dr. Steven Worker delivers an Introduction to Science Education for youth
Stacey Wills, Farm Smart Manager, Desert REC participates in hands-on acitivity during workshop
Greg Ira, California Naturalist Program Coordinator and Ali Stefancich, CES II Sierra Foothill REC participate in activities
Ali Stefancich presents Sierra Foothills REC education outreach best pracitices
Shanna Abatti, 4-H Program Representative demonstrates Sustainble You! Summer Camp air quality activity
Rio School District, in Oxnard, is a welcomed new partner. This year, Rio added the 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp curriculum to their district-wide Summer Science Camp that serves over 200 students K-6th grade and runs for the next three weeks. The...
Gena Mathwin, Rio School District, delivering the 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp program, demonstrates how to build a worm bin
Daily journaling is a very important part of the learning process
Building a worm bin requires use of math skills
building a worm bin to take home
Red wiggler worms
Adding worms to each bin
Building a class sized worm bin