Hillsborough 4-H

Welcome to Hillsborough County 4-H

See our web pages for information about our program and how to get involved.  For additional information, please contact the Hillsborough County 4-H office at (813)744-5519.


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4H Volunteer Training Series

Are you interested in working with youth?
Would you like to share your passions and knowledge with the future generations?
Would you like to learn new skills, such as technology, marketing, teaching, and many more?
...Then the 4-H SPARK Academy may be right for you!

The 4-H SPARK Academy is a 3 part course to train and certify new volunteers to become 4-H project leaders and curriculum facilitators. The class of volunteers will attend trainings on selected dates in January, with each meeting focusing on a curriculum that is fun and easy to learn. Curriculum to include Urban Agriculture/Gardening, Financial Management, the National Youth Science Day Experiment, Leadership Development, Environmental Science, and Food Science/Nutrition. Hillsborough County 4-H agents and invited speakers will lead the trainings.

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4-H Projects


Revolution of Responsibility

Garden Goodies


The Garden Goodies project involves creating an edible gardening experience for youth and parents, from preparing the soil, planting, harvesting, composting and preparing the produce for participant consumption. 4-Hers learn how to maintain the garden, identify good and bad bugs, the importance of microirrigation and rainwater harvesting. They also learn about safe food handling, nutrition, food preparation and have fun cooking before they enjoy their self-grown feasts!