This week, 4‑H introduces activities from the new Virtual 4‑H Camp! Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people.


Paint a Rainforest

Recommended age: Grades 3-8

Courtesy of Utah State University, Utah 4‑H

In this activity, kids will combine science and painting to learn about jungles, rain forests, and the world around them. They will learn watercolors, oil pastels, and how they work together to create a unique jungle scene.

This activity is part of the Virtual 4‑H Camp. Check back weekly to explore fun learning activities in arts and crafts, STEM, and food and nutrition, as well as additional camp resources and gear to help your kid continue growing and learning all summer long.

Start Painting

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Exploding Baggies

Recommended age: Grades Pre-K-5

Courtesy of University of Maine, Maine 4‑H

Learn how to create a simple chemical reaction that can make baggies explode!

Explore Chemistry

Fizz, Bubble & Goo

Recommended age: Grades K-3

Courtesy of Iowa State University, Iowa 4‑H

Explore the wonders of science with this curriculum that can be adapted for at-home use.

Enjoy Science at Home

Perfect Stay-at-Home Projects

Recommended age: Grades 3-12

Courtesy of The Ohio State University, Ohio 4‑H

Explore 20 different 4‑H project ideas perfect for completing at home!

Start your 4‑H Project


More Weekly Lessons:

Helpers, Heroes & History

DNA, Fruit Batteries & Water Camp

Creative Writing, Abstract Art & Jewelry Making

Gardening, Exercise & Wildlife

Water Bottle Rockets, Bicycles & Embryology

Dog Training, Bees & Cloud Dough