• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 

4-H and Youth Development

4-H and Youth Development  is designed specifically to respond to the needs of Florida’s youth by preparing them to successfully face the challenges affiliated with adulthood. 

These components focus on initiating success by empowering the minds of our youths to embrace a higher level of thinking through leadership development, entrepreneurship, life skills, and science-based educational activities and social skill building activities for adolescents and teenagers.

Activities are conducted through in-school enrichment, afterschool programs, and community clubs:

  • Agri-STEM
  • Leadership & Citizenship
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Gardening
  • Nutrition


Summer Enrichment Camps

  • Food Science Summer Enrichment Program
  • Forestry and Conservation Education Summer Program (FACE)
  • Insect Science Summer Camp
  • AgDiscovery
  • AgTech/Century 21
  • 4-H Summer Enrichment Camp

Youth participating in the 4-H Program enjoy a unique collection of memorable experiences and personal development that provides lifelong benefits! We encourage young people everywhere to join 4-H today for a brighter tomorrow!

Program Leader:

Ms. Tondalaya Nelson,  Cooperative Extension Program

College of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Florida A&M University
Perry-Paige Building
Room 209 South

Telephone: (850) 599-3546
Fax: (850) 561-2151