4-H Program Launches Insectathon Club

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on October 20, 2020

Explore entomology with virtual club meetings for kids and teens beginning October 20

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension 4-H Program Launches Insectathon Club

Does not knowing enough about insects bug you?  Explore the world of entomology with a free, new virtual offering from the UF/IFAS Pasco County 4-H. Insectathon Club for youth, ages 5 to 18, begins October 20, 2020.

WHAT:          4-H Insectathon Club, Ages 5 to 18

WHERE:       Virtual, bi-weekly online meetings

WHEN:          Oct. 20, 2020 to Jan. 19, 2021 / 6 p.m.

HOW:             Register at: bit.ly/4HInsectRegister

The meetings are free and you don’t have to be a 4-H member to join.  Registration is required to receive your link to the club meetings. Sign up today at:  bit.ly/4HInsectRegister

Participants will learn about entomology, including insect identification and the important roles they play in our world.  Club members will learn how to create their own insect collections and have the opportunity to participate in county and statewide 4-H contests and activities related to entomology.

For additional information about the 4-H Insectathon Club, please contact Shayla Reighter: 352.518.0156 / [email protected].

The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences.  For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: bit.ly/2I7gTs5 or call us at 352.518.0156.


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