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					             4-H Projects


Beef                                       Reading
Citizenship                                Self Determined
                      Geology
Clothing & Textiles                        Sheep
                      Healthy Lifestyles
Dairy & Dairy Goats                        Shooting Sports
                      Heritage Arts
Dog                                        SpaceTech
                      Home Environment
Electric                                   Swine
                      Horse
Energy Management                          Visual Arts & Crafts
                      Leadership
Entomology                                 Wildlife
                      Meat Goats
Family Studies                             Woodworking
                      Performing Arts
Food & Nutrition      Pets
Forestry              Photography
                      Plant Science
                      Poultry
                      Public Speaking
                      Rabbits




                                                4-H PROJECTS
BEEF
Learning activities focus on these
   major concepts:
• Nutrition
• Range/Forage
• Records
• Management
• Selection
• Health
• Facilities
• Parasites
• Economics
• Reproduction
• Showing
• Meats
CITIZENSHIP

Citizenship is acting with
informed concern for self and
others. Life skills form the
foundation upon which rests the
relationship an individual has,
beginning with self then
extending to other groups -
family, peers, community, state,
nation and world. The
relationships take place in the
economic, political, social and
physical environments.
  CLOTHING &
  TEXTILES

These materials include: Me and
My Body, Wardrobe Planning,
Creating with Fabrics and Fibers,
Textile Science and Care and
Maintenance. Members learn to
sew and how to make wise choices
when buying and caring for their
clothes. Project also includes
presentation and modeling skills for
fashion revue.
  DAIRY &
  DAIRY GOATS
Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Nutrition
•Anatomy & Physiology
•Records
•Reproduction
•Breeding
•Exhibiting
•Economics
•Facilities
•Milk Production
•Health
•Management
•Marketing
•Dairy Industry
•Feedstuffs
  DOG
Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Careers
•Public Education and Laws
•Grooming
•Records
•Health Care
•Selection
•Human/Animal Bond
•Showmanship
•Nutrition
•Obedience
•Agility
•Socialization

Dog Care and Training members without dogs may wish to
participate in quiz bowls, dog conferences and other activities
not requiring dog ownership. These members may participate in
the achievement recognition by completing leadership activities
and passing the knowledge test.
 ELECTRIC
  Learning activities focus on these
          major concepts:

•Tools and Supplies
•Switches
•Circuits and Diagrams
•Safety
•Conductors and Insulators
•Energy Use and Conservation
•Magnetism
•Electronics
•Measuring Energy
•Transistors
 ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Previously known as the small engines
project.

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Parts
•Safety
•Tools
•Trouble Shooting
•Power Sources
•Repairs
•Maintenance
•Starting a Business
ENTOMOLOGY

Youth use hands-on activities to learn
  valuable life skills through insects
found in the soil, on plants, in homes,
  on pets and in other secret places.
FAMILY STUDIES
Objectives for members and their families:

•Discover that a healthy family life depends on the
use of skills, not chance.
•Help families develop communication skills and build
a habit of honest, equitable discussion and
negotiation.
•Raise awareness of issues and behaviors that may
threaten family well-being.
•Help 4-H'ers prepare for future careers, marriage,
parenting and family life.
•Develop skills and attitudes in the following areas
related to family living: self-awareness, self-
management, interpersonal relationships, marriage
and family life, and personal environment.
•Learn to use accepted practices for mental, physical
and emotional health and to respect self and others.
•Learn to work and interact in a group setting.
  FOOD &
  NUTRITION
Members enrolled in the food
and nutrition project will learn to
make healthy food choices in
preparing, storing and eating
low-fat foods. Members will also
learn how much and what kind
of food their body needs,
nutrition and fitness, food
science, wise shopping and food
safety. Lessons for preparing
food in a microwave are also
included in this project area.
FORESTRY

Youth will explore different types of
trees and tree parts, characteristics
of different forests and what they
need to thrive, plus the products
people get from trees and forests.
Youth will investigate forest change,
learn about forest health concerns
and discover the health benefits
trees have for people. Youth will
examine and distinguish different
types of trees, look at the global
impact of forests, and learn how to
care for trees and conserve forests.
 GEOLOGY
Learning activities focus on collecting
and identifying rocks, minerals and
fossils.
 HEALTHY
 LIFESTYLES
This new project can focus on
physical activity, healthy eating and
exercise or recreation, sports and
first aid.

Materials available through 4-H are:
•Bicycle
•Health
•Hiking and Recreation

Members and leaders are
encouraged to expand the focus and
use other materials they deem
appropriate.
HERITAGE ARTS
Members will learn the history and practical skills of
using fiber, fabric and yarns to provide basic family
needs. The elements and principles of design are
explained, as well as ideas for demonstrations and
community service using textile crafts.

•Crochet
•Knitting
•Needle Arts
•Patchwork and Quilting
•Rug Making
•Spinning
•Weaving
•Ethnic Arts
•Macramé
 HOME
 ENVIRONMENT
Project members will acquire a
knowledge of principles and
materials necessary to make the
home more attractive, convenient
and comfortable within the family's
resources. 4-H’ers will make things
for their own room such as rugs,
wastepaper baskets, bulletin boards,
etc. 4-H’ers will make a list of things
that would improve the rooms in their
house.
Members will decide what their
family will do each year. We
encourage the 4-H'ers to work with
other family members in making their
home improvements. Just keep a
records of what member does and
what other family members do.
  HORSE
Learning activities focus on these major
concepts from the "American Youth
Horse Council's Leader Manual."

•Health
•Care
•Identification
•Trailering
•Hoof Care
•Safety
•Reproduction
•Nutrition
•Behavior
•Equipment
•Selection

Horseless Horse members are those
who wish to participate in activities not
requiring a horse. Examples are the
State Horse Panorama and Judging
Contest.
 LEADERSHIP
4-H'ers will learn about the different
styles of leadership they can use to
help other 4-H'ers learn. The
leadership record is a valuable tool
to help teen leaders (junior leaders)
as they plan and put into action the
things they want to do in leadership.
 MEAT GOATS


Learning activities will focus on:

•Breed Identification
•Health Care
•Grooming
•Reproduction
•Management
•Showmanship
•Marketing
•Careers
PERFORMING
ARTS
Members will pretend, create sound
effects, put on make-up, become a
character, and take a bow. Working
one on one with a helper or in a
group or classroom, youth imagine,
refine and present creative ideas in
the areas of acting, mime,
movement, puppetry, and technical
theatre (from make-up to costumes
to lighting). Some counties may want
to offer dance, music, clowning, etc.
 PETS

Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Housing
•Public Education
•Nutrition
•Reproduction
•Health
•Care
•Behavior
•Selection
•Careers
•Handling
 PHOTOGRAPHY
4-H members may use a pocket,
instant, semi-adjustable or fully-
adjustable camera. The pictures will
be snapshot size and may be of any
subject the 4-H member wishes.
While taking pictures, 4-H members
will learn to:
•Load and unload film
•Take horizontal and vertical pictures
•Hold and aim the camera
•Clean the camera
•Discover how the film works
•Take care of film and negatives
•Take shots from different angles
•Use the "rule of thirds"
•Frame a subject or scene
•Mount photographs for display
•Use simple flash
•Make trick shots
 PLANT SCIENCE

Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Conservation
•Crop production and marketing
•Exhibit and judging events
•Grain Science
•Pest control and IPM
•Photosynthesis
•Plant breeding
•Plant growth and propagation
•Plant parts
•Power equipment
•Seed germination
•Soils
 POULTRY

Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Nutrition
•Incubation and Breeding
•Health Practices
•Anatomy and Physiology
•Nomenclature
•Selection and Culling
•Behavior
•Management Practices
•Business and Industry
•Reproduction and Genetics
•Egg and Meats
•Marketing
 PUBLIC SPEAKING

Strive to bring the purpose and value
of 4-H work to the attention of the
general public in greater measures.

4-H'ers may do so in one or more of
these ways:

•Talks
•Obtaining new members
•Demonstrations
•Exhibits
•Panels and discussions
•Radio and television
•Organizing new clubs
•Plays, skits and ceremonies
 RABBITS

Learning activities focus on these
major concepts:

•Feeds and feeding
•Kindling practices
•Records and recognition
•Selection and judging
•Careers
•Fitting and showing
•Management practices
•Reproduction and genetics
•Health practices
•Meats and marketing
 READING
Read a minimum of five books, two of
which are nonfiction. Share the book you
enjoy best with someone - parents,
family, leader, or 4-H member.
Other options:
•Prepare an exhibit, either as an
individual or as a club.
•Prepare a poster or book display on
library aids, such as card catalog,
references.
•Read project material
•Read for information about projects
from other sources.
•Read at least one book for pleasure that
is related to a project.
•Make an educational exhibit as an
individual or club
 SELF DETERMINED
Create a project by developing the what,
why, when, where, who and how into an
action plan designed by and for the
member.
Examples of the self-determined project
titles are:

•Bees
•Llamas
•Taxidermy
•Welding
•Weather Forecasting
•Conservation
•Completing Your Family Tree
•Consumer Laws
•Fashion Design
•Automotive
•Radio Advertising
•Entrepreneurship
•Computer
 SHEEP

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Nutrition
•Breeding and Genetics
•Reproduction
•Fitting and Showing
•Selection
•Economics and Records
•Facilities
•Meats and Meat Marketing
•Health
•Wool and Wool marketing
•Management
 SHOOTING SPORTS
The 4-H Shooting Sports Program
teaches young people the safe and
responsible use of guns and the
fundamentals of firing air pistol, air rifle,
black powder rifles, shotguns, archery,
hunting skills and reloading.
In learning the rules of firearms safety
and safe firearms handling, a young
person will learn decision-making,
develop an inquiring mind, and acquire
and cultivate a knowledge of wildlife and
natural resources.
Appealing to young people and
volunteers from a wide range of urban
and rural backgrounds, the curriculum
uses a multi-disciplinary approach,
involving natural resources, wildlife,
outdoor recreation, health.
 SPACETECH

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Rockets
•Exploring Outer Space
•Flight
•Hot Air Balloons
•Careers
•Kites
•Navigation
•Airplanes
•Astronomy
•Robotics
 SWINE

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Selection
•Health
•Management
•Quality Assurance
•Nutrition
•Swine Industry
•Meats
•Environment
•Exhibiting
•Careers
 VISUAL ARTS
 & CRAFTS

Learning activities include the following
areas:

•General Arts and Crafts
•Sketching
•Drawing
•Painting
•Ceramics
•Leather Craft
 WILDLIFE

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Wildlife Groups
•Living In the Wild
•Outdoor Skills
•EcoSystems/Habitats
•People and Wildlife
 WOODWORKING

Learning activities focus on these major
concepts:

•Tools and Equipment
•Making Cuts
•Safety
•Connections and Joints
•Selecting Projects
•Surface Preparations
•Wood Quality
•Careers
•Measuring and Marking

				
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