4-H Youth Development

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4-H YOUTH
DEVELOPMENT
ABOUT 4-H
4-H is a world-wide youth development program
Provides

Opportunities for young people
 To learn leadership skills
 To explore ways to serve
 To engage in hands-on learning
 To develop beneficial life skills
Training in project areas to suit a variety of interests
Awards through contests, trips, and scholarships
4-H IS…
 Learning By Doing
 Helping Others
 Having Fun
 Making New Friends
 Developing Volunteerism
 Becoming A Leader
 Practicing Responsibility
 Solving Problems
 Making the Best Better
4-H CITIZENSHIP AND SERVICE
 The 4-H motto is “To Make
the Best Better”
 Meeting needs in our
community and beyond
through
 Hands-on group activities
 One-on-one relationship
building
 The collection of resources
 Developing an awareness and
compassion for others
 Using your skills and
interests to help others
4-H LEADERSHIP
 Opportunities
 Teaching workshops
 Planning activities
 Organizing meetings and
projects
 Mentoring younger members
 Positions
 Workshop / Project Leaders
 Club / County / District Officers
 State Leadership Team
 State Ambassadors
GOAL OF 4-H PROJECTS
 Gain skills and knowledge in an area of
interest
 Share information and experiences with
others
 Apply project work in community service and
leadership
Plants & Animals
Projects
 Small Animals
 Veterinary Science
 Livestock
 Crops
 Horticulture
Events:
 Livestock Judging
 Show Animals
 Horticulture Judging
Family & Consumer
Sciences Projects
 Sewing
 Fabrics and Fashion
 Food and Nutrition
 Healthy Living
 Consumer Education
 Entrepreneurship
 Childcare & Development
 Safety
Events:
 Dress Revue & Dress to Impress
 4-H Food Showdown
 Consumer Judging
 4-H Market Place
Science and
Technology Projects
 Entomology
 Engineering and Technology
 Robotics
 GPS
 Computer Technology
 Aerospace
 Electronics
 Woodworking
Events
 4-H Science Day Experiment
 4-H Robotics Teams
 Geocaching
Expressive Arts
Projects
 Performing Arts
 Drama / Theater
 Arts and Crafts
 Photography
 Public Speaking
 Graphic Design
Events
 Share the Fun
 4-H Has Talent
 Talks & Demonstration Contests
Environmental
Sciences Projects
 Wildlife & Fisheries
 Environmental Stewardship
 Shooting Sports
 Forestry
 Geology
 Energy
Events
 Archery Contests
 4-H Camp
 Farm Safety Day
How To Get
Involved
Visit the Oklahoma 4-H
website at
4h.okstate.edu
Contact your county
Extension Office
Find a local club
Choose a project area
Start growing!
THANK YOU

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