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4‑H at Home: Healthy Habits, Sewing & More

Each week, 4‑H will be sharing four at-home learning resources from 4‑H programs across the country. 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. This week’s featured activities include daily health and wellness, sewing, and more! Learn by…

4‑H at Home: Environment, Healthy Living & STEM

Are you looking for fun and educational activities to keep your kids busy and engaged at home? Each week, 4‑H will be sharing four at-home learning resources from 4‑H programs across the country. Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all…

Leadership Resources for a Changing Working Environment

Many of us are adjusting to a new normal of remote workdays, virtual meetings, and an adjusted work-life balance. As leaders, it’s our job to provide guidance during this very unpredictable situation. We are responsible for maintaining the trust of employees, developing new business plans, transitioning to remote working, and maintaining consistent and constant communication.…

4‑H at Home: Space, Gardening & Music

Are you looking for fun and educational activities to keep your kids busy and engaged at home? Each week, 4‑H will be sharing four at-home learning resources from 4‑H programs across the country. Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for…

Introducing the 4‑H STEM Challenge

Since 2008, 4‑H has challenged young people across the country to solve issues in the community and around the world through STEM learning and exploration through 4‑H National Youth Science Day. This annual event introduced youth to various science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with easy and fun STEM topics relatable to real-world issues.…
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Teaching Kids About Money? We Can Help.

“A penny saved is a penny earned” – says pretty much nobody, anymore. And while you may not miss that clichéd saying, it’s a fact that, too often, children grow up without access to basic financial literacy education. Across the country, formal financial education in schools is scant to non-existent, which means it’s up to…
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The Impact of 4‑H Tech Changemakers in Rural Communities

Rural America is beautiful and is the heart of this country. I was born and raised in rural south-central Virginia in Charlotte County, and I love my community. It is my home. Unfortunately, there is a “Digital Divide” in our country that’s impacting opportunities in rural areas. Businesses that have left rural communities that were…
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COVID-19 and 4‑H Youth Development Update

Across the country, communities are facing unforeseen challenges due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). For 4‑H, our network of 500,000 volunteers and 3,500 4‑H professionals have had to quickly understand the impact of COVID-19 and respond with swift action to support our young people and communities. While this time of uncertainty has presented…

5 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged and Learning at Home

As communities across America experience the impact of school closures it can be stressful for parents and families to find resources available to maintain a sense of normalcy and make sure kids don’t get off track in their daily development. And while some schools are implementing a virtual learning plan, others don’t have the resources…

Black History Month: Cultivating Passion Beyond the Classroom

Teki Hunt’s 4‑H experience began in a diverse Arkansas community, where she participated in a multitude of projects, from fashion to shooting sports to cooking, to name a few. Teki received her undergraduate degree at Spelman College, a historically black college for women.  Although she did not attend an 1890 land-grant university*, she knew the…

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