For the 76th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week from October 7-13. This year's theme, Inspire Kids to Do, is a campaign that will give kids more opportunities to do, empowering them with the skills they need to succeed in life and career.
Throughout National 4-H Week, Trego County 4-H will showcase the many ways 4-H inspires kids to do through hands-on learning experiences as well as highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in our community who work each day to make a positive impact on those around them.
4-H was founded on the belief that when kids are empowered to pursue their passions and chart their own course, their unique skills grow and take shape, helping them to become true leaders in their lives, careers and communities.
4-H alumni around the country are always the first to acknowledge the significant positive impact that 4-H had on them as young people. In fact, research has shown that young people in 4-H are nearly four times as likely to contribute to their communities and are twice as likely to engage in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs during after school time.
48 Hours of 4-H
What: Join us this fall in seeing just how much we can give back to our communities! The weekend after National 4-H Week, is the perfect opportunity to setup a service project. Invite your friends, clubs, adult volunteers and 4-H Alums too! Find all the information here and start planning your projects. Please register your projects and then follow up with a report so we know about all the great things that happened across the state. 48 Hours of 4-H is the perfect compliment to #InspireKidstoDo
When: October 13-14, 2018
Who: 4-H Members, 4-H Clubs, Friends, Adult Volunteers, Parents, 4-H Alumni, Partnerships, Community Organizations, Potential 4-H Families
30 Days of Doing
30 Days of Doing is a chance for kids across the nation to do with purpose through hands-on learning. Through activities in agriculture, STEM, community service, healthy living and more, 30 Days of Doing will help kids gain the skills they need to be successful in life—and have fun along the way.
Enter the Inspire Kids to Do Contest and you could win a $10,000 scholarship for your kid – and your state 4-H program could receive $10,000! Submit a photo that shows how your child inspires themselves or others to do with purpose for themselves, their family, their community, their country or the world. Enter now and you’ll receive an “Inspire to Do” List with 30 fun, hands-on activities to do with your kid and a comprehensive 4-H “Inspire to Do” Activity Guide after the contest closes.
4-H Youth Development
4-H is an opportunity for youth ages 7-19 to learn more about their community (Citizenship); be role models and teach others (Leadership); and explore interest areas that will offer ongoing learning (Life Skills).
We also have a Clover Buds Program for youth ages 5-6!!
Visit the Kansas 4-H website to learn more about program offerings, activities and opportunities available to you.
For more information about joining a 4-H club or other opportunities available through 4-H in The Golden Prairie District just give us a call!
Kansas 4-H Mission
With unique strategies and opportunities, Kansas 4-H Youth Development engages youth in reaching their full potential through partnerships with caring adults.
The four H's of 4-H represent:
Head-critical thinking, problem solving
Heart-self-discipline, integrity, communication
Health-choosing healthy lifestyles