THANK YOU for being a volunteer with the Vanderburgh County 4-H program! Find resources below to help you be successful in your role.
Positive Youth Development
Essential Elements of 4-H Youth Development
How Youth Develop: Ages and Stages
Learn By Doing
Life Skill Development
Meeting the Needs of Youth
4-H Recreation Ideas
Group Building for 4-H Clubs
Recreation and Team Building
Running a Successful Club Meeting
4-H Club Meeting Checklist
Community Service Ideas
Creating Productive Club Meetings
Officer Training Resources
Parliamentary Procedure Fact Sheet
Parliamentary Procedure: Make a Pizza Parli Pro Style! Download instructions and recipe below.
Review of a Successful Club
Welcoming New Members - Tips, Welcoming New Families
Working Effectively with Parents
Leadership & Citizenship
10 Minute Leadership Lessons
4-H Scholarships: Download a narrated powerpoint below.
Bullying Lesson Plan
Etiquette: Table Etiquette, Table Setting, Table Manners
Take 10 for Leadership
Animal Science Anywhere Lesson Plans
Apps to use with 4-H members: Download below.
Climate In Your Backyard
Dissolving Pumpkin Lesson: Download below.
Elephant Toothpaste in a Pumpkin: Download below.
Food Science Packet Including DIY Lava Lamp, Tie Dye Milk, Rubber Egg, and more
How Do You Make A Tornado?
Let's Make A Cloud
Lightning In Your Mouth
National Youth Science Day Experiments (contact office for supplies)
Science Made Easy
The Dirt on Clean Water
Bullying: Walking In Someone Else's Shoes
Does Eating Healthy Cost More?
Healthy Activities with Snack Ideas
Healthy Living in 4-H Service Learning Projects
Protect Your Noggin
Sugar Shockers Guide
What Am I?
What's In Your Drink?
4-H Fundraising Guide
Conquering Fears on Public Speaking
Guidelines for using the 4-H name and emblem
Keeping Older Youth Involved
Troubleshooting Club Problems