Posts Tagged: 4-H
The week has flown by. A special thanks to the youth and families that joined us this week, the City of Ventura for partnering with us, environmental educator, Jill Sarrick and intern, Shanti Sandosham for delivering a great program! Sustainable You!...
The morning begins by contemplating the importance of Water
With a roll of the die, students simulate the movement of water within the water cycle
Every drop counts. Youth strategize the best way to transport water from one place to another and calculate loss through leaks in the system
Jill Sarrick uses an interactive model to demonstrate concepts of a watershed
Chillin' with farm fresh popcicles made on the blender bike
Today's camp theme tackles Energy. Campers explore renewable and non-renewable energy sources and have fun with solar power. Day 3: Energy
Energy journaling starts the day!
Observing the temperature in the solar oven
Using measuring skills to create a solar oven
Making s'mores in camp constructed solar ovens
Education Specialist, Gwyn Vanoni, assists with Energy lesson
Preparing today's harvest
Using kinetic energy for cooking activity
making new friends
What does it mean to live sustainably? How do we protect our natural resources? Oxnard educators will help youth understand sustainability concepts this summer. Rio School District in Oxnard conducts a district-wide summer camp for their K-6th grade...
Demonstration on building a worm-composting bin
Blender bike is used for activities on energy and food days
Local and global food activites are introduced
how plants produce oxygen is demonstrated with aquatic plant
Summer is here! School is out and HAREC summer camps are in full swing. This year 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp has expanded to two weeks. Campers arrived ready to learn why it is important to conserve resources, what actions to take and choices to...
Nature walk through the education gardens
Open space scavenger hunt
Observing vermicompost bin on site.
Creating a worm compost bin
picking farm fresh oranges for snack.
Land day is done! Tomorrow...Food
4-H Youth Development Program staff at HAREC will collaborate with the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division and the Ventura Water Department to conduct a week-long 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp at the Center. Trained environmental...