The 4-H aerospace program provides youth with educational information about aerospace that develops project skills (i.e., principles of flight, model rocket construction, model rocket safety) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills). These fun-filled, hands-on learning experiences are provided under the direction of caring adults.
The 4-H Dog Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general care, nutrition housing, training and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and in preparation of an exhibit. Youth also have the opportunity to develop responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communication skills through active participation in the 4
4-H has been in Indiana since at least 1904. While the program still teaches leadership and citizenship, members are not limited to the traditional livestock and cooking projects that the program began with. Today 4-H includes a robotics club, shooting sports, and ATV safety along with the traditional opportunity to show cows, chickens, pigs, goats, sheep, and rabbits.