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Summer Camp Highlights Ways to be Sustainable

Quinn and Blythe Cammack, Loma Vista 4-H Club

For the past five years, HAREC has offered the 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp for youth ages 9-12. Fun, hands-on activities teach youth how they can make a difference in conserving natural resources. The City of Ventura has collaborated with the HAREC...

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:37 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (48)

REC Educators Gather at Hansen

Dr. Steven Worker delivers an Introduction to Science Education for youth

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...

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Growing Edible Education—A Symposium of Best Practices

Chris Massa, VC Farm to School Operations Specialist introduces the new Salad Bar Farms at Balboa Middle School, Ventura. A prototypye for VUSD. This farm will source directly into the school cafeteria. First harvest yielded 30 pounds of produce

October is National Farm to School Month! A time when schools, farms, communities and organizations across the county celebrate food education, school gardens and healthy locally sourced school lunches. The Ventura County Farm to School Collaborative...

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 4:37 PM

HAREC Welcomes New Staff

Kate Beckman-4-H Education Specialist II

We are happy to introduce two new staff members. Sergio Santiago, Agricultural Superintendent joined HAREC in July and Katelyn Beckmann, 4-H Community Education Specialist II came on board in September. Sergio grew up in Puerto Rico. He earned...

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 2:25 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (48)

Sustainble You! Summer Camp at Rio del Mar School

Gena Mathwin, Rio School District, delivering the 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp program, demonstrates how to build a worm bin

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...

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 2:44 PM

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