Ever wondered why forks go on the left, and spoons and knives go on the right? Ever wondered what the difference is between family and plate service? 54 DeKalb County Middle School students learned about the various types of table "cover" settings as well as careers in food service.
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Ever wondered how those little expenses add up in life? Where Does Your Money Go teaches participants how to identify spending leaks, develop spending savings plans, and setting SMART financial goals.
Parenting Piece by Piece is a program that emphasizes parental strengths, healthy communication with children, and peaceful conflict resolution.
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Photography - This project is designed to help youth learn the use of a camera and its equipment, lighting, composition, and building photography skills to produce creative and unique photographs. Exploring the fun of digital photography, either as a way to share your artistic flair or as a tool to record data, stories or memories, will enable the youth to know how to take quality images for everyone to enjoy.
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Personality - Learning about who you are and how you fit into the world is fun and exciting. In 4-H Personality, you learn about yourself - and just how unique you are! It also includes learning about others, how you are similar and different. We all play an important and special role in the community. This project will offer activities for you to learn about yourself, your family, your community; and develop skills for identifying needs in the community and making changes.
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Microwave Foods - The Microwave Magic project contains exciting youth activities that focus on using the microwave to prepare everything from simple snacks to complete meals. Each level has activities focusing on the following: Techniques and Utensils, Nutrition, Food Preparation, and Meal Preparation.
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Junior Leaders - This 4-H project provides opportunities for personal growth and leadership development for 4-H teens. It develops a better county-wide 4-H program through the support and fellowship of the Jujnior Leader club. Participation in this project opens doors for new 4-H friends and 4-H activities at the county, area and state level.

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