About #FL4HU

What is 4-H University?

Florida 4-H University is a week-long overnight event for young adults held at the University of Florida. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational workshops led by University of Florida faculty, explore career opportunities, lead community service activities, interact with youth from all over the state, and have fun while developing critical life skills that will help them become productive and engaged citizens in their communities, their country, and their world.


To be considered eligible for participation in Florida 4-H University, participants must be between the ages of 14 – 18 by September 1st of the previous year and must not have graduated high school.

2018 Keynote: Kyle Scheele

About the Keynote

Kyle Scheele is an inspiring author, speaker, and cardboarder who has challenged tens of thousands of students across the nation to build a better world.

Go Mobile with #FL4HU

Connect with other 4-HU participants using the Yapp App.  Download the app from Google Play or your Apple store.
Use the hashtag #FL4HU on any social media platforms and stay connected.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does registration open & close?

Check out the Costs webpage for dates and prices!

When does registration close?

Registrations must be approved by June 30th, Contact your County Agent for local deadlines.

Who can attend 4-HU?

Participants must be between the ages of 14 – 18 and must not have graduated high school as of September 1st of the previous year.

How much does 4-HU Cost?
What's the dress code for 4-H University?

Take a look at the Florida 4-H State Dress Code.  A more detailed expectation for each day and event at 4-H University will be available soon.

What should I bring to 4-H University?

4-H University is much like 4-H Summer Camp in regards to packing.  Check out the link below to be prepared for the week.

Please note that participants will need to bring money for lunch, gift shop, snacks or any fundraisers they may wish to participate in (raffles, purchasing glow sticks for dance, etc.).

What if I have to take a prescribed medication while at 4-H University?

If a youth brings any prescription or over the counter medication with them, they will need to fill out a medication form.  The form and medication need to be in a clear baggy and should be handed over to either their agent or to the adult(s) manning the 4-H University Registration Desk.

Is there a handbook for the event to help me prepare and be aware of expectations?

Why yes, there is! Take a look at the 2018 Handbook which explains the event, some of its activities, and some general expectations we have for our participants.

4-H University 2018 Participant Handbook

How do I find out more about Gator Pit?

Check out this page for more information about Gator Pit:  http://4huniversity.com/gator-pit/

How do I find out more information about Share The Fun?

Find out more about Share the Fun, the 4-H Talent Showcase – Click Here: http://4huniversity.com/stf/

How do I find out more about Competitive Events at UNiversity?

To learn more about Competitive Events click here:  http://4huniversity.com/competitive-events/

What is the schedule for 4-H University?