4-H Youth Development
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Rowan County Extension Agent
for 4-H Youth Development
Phone: (606) 784-5457
Fax: (606) 784-2407
PURPOSE: The mission of 4-H is to help young people become self-directing, productive and contributors to society. The program emphasizes "hands-on" learning as it centers around the youth's area of interest, home and family. The goal is accomplished with the help of parents, adult volunteer leaders and professional staff who organize educational experiences. Youth participate through organized 4-H clubs, special interest and project groups, 4-H school enrichment programs, 4-H Camp and other special activities.
What do the H's in 4-H Stand for?
4-H challenges you to think and make decisions, both for yourself and as a member of a group. You will discover new ways to do things and different ways of dealing with everyday challenges. 4-H is big on self-discipline, responsibility, initiative, and leadership. You will become a positive force in today's world.
It can be tough growing up today. To sort out their ideas and emotions, 4-H members often talk to club leaders and to each other about what matters to them.
4-H gives you a chance to become friends with other young people and caring adults. It is about building character, accepting people who are different, and making your community a better place to live.
In 4-H, you learn skills that you can use for the rest of your life. You won't just talk about it, you will actually get your hands on it, learn by doing. Members choose from about 100 different skills, everything from bicycle safety to cooking to computer technology to veterinary science. 4-H often helps members discover interests that lead to rewarding careers.
Being healthy means feeling good; doing your best to balance school, friends, and family; and making the best choices. 4-H focuses on developing healthy lifestyles and understanding what happens when you make unhealthy choices.
I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking
my HEART to greater loyalty
my HANDS to larger service
and my HEALTH to better living for my club, my community, my country and my world.
To make the best BETTER.
4-H Volunteer Brochure click HERE
|Rowan County 4-H Quilt square|
Click on the links below for newsletters and other information and to view other websites.
|4-H Fall 2013 Newsletter|
|4-H Clover Buds|
|What is 4-H Youth Develoment?|
|What is the County Extension Council? Click HERE|
|College of Agriculture Home Page|
|Volunteer 4-H Brochure|
|Kentucky 4-H Home Page|
|Extension Offices by County in Kentucky|
|National 4-H Website|
|KyEDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network)|
|4-H Enrollment Form|
|Current Youth Health Bulletin click HERE|
|Current Parent Health Bulletin click HERE|
for nutritious snack recipes
Cooking with Kids: Apple Carrot Salad & Fall Apple Crisp click HERE
Cooking with Kids Recipes Click Here
Cooking with Kids Recipes: Magical Fruit Salad Click HERE
Cooking with Kids Recipe:
Banana Pancakes with Apple Topping click HERE
4-H School Enrichment Opportunities for Teachers