Monthly Archive: August 2013

Welcoming New 4-Hers!

It is always a little bit difficult starting something new in a new place with new people.  In 4-H we want to create a safe environment where all youth and volunteers can speak their mind, share ideas, and work together as a team.  That is why we try our best to make anyone and everyone …

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It’s Here!

This is our final countdown post!  I’m sure many of you who have been long-time 4-H supporters have seen this video before, but it pumps me up every time I see it!  Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WC90-fGzGuo&noredirect=1 Join us TONIGHT, Monday, August 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM Central for the first session of Make a Difference Mondays, where …

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Bringing Summer Fun to Your 4-H Club Meeting

It’s time for our 4-H clubs to start the new 4-H year.  If your 4-H club took time off for the summer break the first club meeting can be a little crazy.  Everyone will want to catch up and share their summer adventure stories.  Why not take advantage of this excitement and make it part …

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The Countdown Continues!

Out of the mouths of babes: “4-H brought me closer to my grandfather.” – 9th grade 4-H member “I have developed a better work ethic and communications skills.” – 9th grade 4-H member “4-H has taught me leadership and commitment that I can use for the rest of my life.” – 9th grade 4-H member …

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The Countdown Continues!

You are making a difference: Studies done with 4-H youth show adults in their 4-H clubs make them feel important (65%) and listen to them (64%). (Perkins & Butterfield, 1999).                                            That’s all the difference …

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The Countdown Continues!

The out-of-school hours constitute the biggest single block of time in the life of a young adolescent (Council on Adolescent Development, 1992). What are they doing with it?                   With the help of 4-H volunteers like you… anything they want! Join us on Monday, August 19, 2013 …

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The Countdown Continues!

In 2001, Kirk Astroth and George Haynes of Montana State University published research which found the following:   Compared to other youth, 4-H youth are more likely to: Succeed in school, getting more A’s than other kids Be involved as leaders in their school and community Be looked up to as role models by other kids; …

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The Countdown Begins!

The countodown is on to the first session of our Make a Difference Mondays Volunteer Training Series.  We are just one week away from our first session!  This session is going to be great for all volunteers interested in leading a 4-H club.  New or experienced… you will learn things that will help you get through this …

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4-H: A recipe for success

4-H and Foods, sounds pretty yummy to me! In fact cooking projects are a great example of how youth learn about foods by partnering with adults in the kitchen to plan and prepare them. Most 4-H cooking projects explore the science, nutrition and history of cooking while promoting healthy eating and resource management.   As …

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