4-H Mentoring: Baltimore Mentors Empower Youth Leaders

There are always two sides to every story, and when it comes to mentoring, the same rule applies. For those seeking a mentor, there is the need for an outside perspective and a desire to unlock our full potential. When seeking mentoring opportunities, we want to pay it forward and to share our knowledge, skills,…

January 11, 2018 11:59 AM
4-H TodaySTEM

January 11, 2018 11:59 AM

4-H TodaySTEM

Why Youth Turn to "Text, Talk, Act" for Peer Emotional Support

Without struggles, one would not be able to distinguish the good times from the bad. Everyone’s had a rough day. A rough week. Perhaps a rough month. It’s never fun to dwell on your problems. In fact, it’s always best to share these trying times with a trusted friend, advisor or 4‑H’er. Yes, that’s right,…

December 14, 2017 9:26 AM

December 14, 2017 9:26 AM

Honoring Zippy Duvall as a Distinguished 4-H Alumni

As a part of National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards celebration, we take a moment to recognize our 4‑H alumni who, through their respective fields, have used their experiences and learning in 4‑H to give back and play an integral role in the communities they serve. From chefs to athletes to educators, these alumni have been…

October 10, 2017 1:55 PM

October 10, 2017 1:55 PM

2017 4-H National Youth Science Day: Year 10 Recap

In a decade of 4‑H National Youth Science Day, we’ve encouraged kids to unlock their passion for science, engineering technology and math (STEM), to ask the right questions, to be innovators, and empowered them to find solutions no matter how difficult the problem. This year’s event was no different, as youth put their engineering skills…

October 4, 2017 10:59 PM

October 4, 2017 10:59 PM

History of 4-H National Youth Science Day

Since 2008, 4‑H National Youth Science Day has engaged millions of youth around the world in exciting and innovative STEM learning and experiences, from wind power to robotics to rocketry. This year, the 4‑H NYSD is celebrating its tenth year, and what better way to commemorate this milestone by taking a look back at the…

October 3, 2017 11:13 AM

October 3, 2017 11:13 AM

4-H Youth in Action: A Family Tradition for Staying Active

Way down south in the Imperial Valley, California (my hometown), it reached a scorching 113°F this summer! That type of heat called for some creative ways to stay cool when we’re outside. Allow me to share with you a fun, family tradition that you can carry into the early fall months that is bound to…

September 28, 2017 1:40 PM
Healthy Living

September 28, 2017 1:40 PM

Healthy Living

4-H Youth in Action: Previewing 4-H National Youth Science Day

The 4‑H National Youth Science Day preview event was a fun-filled day of activity. We started the day with a private tour of the HughesNet offices in Germantown, Maryland, where we learned about the recent developments and launching of the Gen5 satellite. We were able to peer into their secret world full of computer monitors,…

September 27, 2017 9:06 AM
PartnershipsSTEM

September 27, 2017 9:06 AM

PartnershipsSTEM

4-H National Youth Science Day: Kid-Friendly Wearable Tech

These days, every piece of technology created has a modified, safer simpler version for kids. After all, we are in the digital age, and how can we possibly progress in a world that is powered by technology if we aren’t giving future leaders the tools to continue innovating and expanding on these trends. If you…

September 25, 2017 1:55 PM
4-H TodayHealthy LivingSTEM

September 25, 2017 1:55 PM

4-H TodayHealthy LivingSTEM

4-H National Youth Science Day: HughesNet Shares a Passion for STEM

HughesNet is excited to join 4‑H as a national sponsor in celebrating the 10th annual 4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) when it kicks off across the country on October 4, 2017. 4‑H NYSD is an interactive learning experience that gets youth excited about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and spotlights the many ways…

September 18, 2017 1:57 PM
PartnershipsSTEM

September 18, 2017 1:57 PM

PartnershipsSTEM

4-H Youth in Action: Farewell to Summer

As the summer ends and we prepare for the new school year, young men and women across the country are saying goodbye to their families, friends, and pets to return to their college homes. My departure from our family farm is always bittersweet with lots of extra goodbyes to all my animals. However, one of…

September 14, 2017 1:40 PM
4-H Today

September 14, 2017 1:40 PM

4-H Today