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Be a Champion, #InvestInKids

National 4‑H Council has teamed up with 12 of the nation’s leading youth programs to launch Be a Champion, #InvestInKids to raise awareness and increase support for youth programs across the country. Every day, these programs reach millions of kids across the U.S. and make a positive impact in their communities and the world around…

Youth Voices: The Benefits of the Early Stages of Mentoring

Becoming the 4‑H Youth in Action STEM Pillar and National Winner is a result of the 4‑H mentoring program I was a part of. The program taught me lessons about myself that I can confidently say made me the person I am today. My 4‑H mentoring story started when I joined the Broome County 4‑H…
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Youth Voices: The Wave of a Subconscious Ally

Young people have tremendous insight into the world around them. They pay close attention to the issues that affect them and those around them. They recognize when change is needed and are willing to do what they can to make the world around them a better place. At 4‑H, we believe in the power of…

Inspire Kids to Do™: Tips for a Healthier New Year

With the new year approaching, many people tend to make new year resolutions focused on healthy eating and habits. The problem is that they forget them by February. As a dancer, it is very important to me to take care of my body, especially during performance seasons. It is imperative that I am doing the…
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Reflecting on the Power of Purpose

I’m inspired by the many 4‑H youth I’ve seen discover their passion and turn it into purpose. Through scholarship programs like Youth in Action, collaborations such as NBC News Learn, and national initiatives like 4‑H National Youth Science Day, 4‑H’ers nationwide used these platforms to confidently share their purpose with the world.  Through Cooperative Extension’s 4‑H program,…

Inspire Kids to Do™: Kids’ Guide to Mindfulness

Encourage your kids and the entire family to pay more attention to their emotional and mental well-being. These wellness activities, from the 4‑H Inspire Kids to Do™ Healthy Living Activity Guide, are great ways to help inspire your kids how to be more aware of how they are feeling in any situation. Don’t Worry, Journal…

4‑H Grown: Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth Invests $1M in 4‑H STEM

Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth grew up in California 4‑H, where he raised sheep and pigs and learned to code when he was 10. Today, the skills he learned in 4‑H and his passion for science and technology led him to join the Facebook team in 2006, where he developed the social network’s News Feed, Groups, and…

NBC News Learn Showcases 4‑H Teens

4‑H youth across the country are using their skills, passions, and drive to make a remarkable impact in their communities. From the youngest 4‑H’er to young alumni, they see great value in giving back and inspiring those around them to do the same. Through a collaboration with NBC News Learn, 4‑H is telling the story…

4‑H National Youth Science Day: Donaldson Shares a Passion for STEM

Donaldson Company, Inc. is excited to join 4‑H as a national sponsor in celebrating the 12th annual 4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) when it kicks off across the country in October 2019. 4‑H NYSD is an interactive learning experience that gets youth excited about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and spotlights the many ways millions of youth are engaging…

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