The 4-H wood sciences program provides youth with educational information about wood and how it can be used to construct items. The wood science project develops project skills (i.e., safe practices, using hand tools, using power tools, making specialized wood cuts) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills).
The 4-H Small Engines program focuses on small engines and their applications. It is an interactive, experiential curriculum aimed at all youth in grades 3-12. Youth will develop several important life and science skills though their involvement in fun and challenging engines-related, learn-by-doing experiences.
There are eight Arts & Crafts categories available to exhibit. Each category has its own set of guidelines that must be met in order to exhibit a complete project.
This project will help you learn about bees and beekeeping. You will learn about the types of bees, the honey and wax they produce, the plants that attract bees, and the equipment a beekeeper needs.
This project has "How To" information for making and using icing as decoration for cakes, cookies, etc. A project that can be done individually or in a group. This activity, which can be enjoyed by families and friends, also is an introduction to a money-making skill and career.
This project uses instructional materials that deal with young children at different ages (i.e., infants, toddlers, pre-school) and baby-sitting. Characteristics of various ages are studied and followed by observations and interactive activities through active participation. In Child Development you will have fun and learn about young children and their play. You will learn how children grow, learn, and play. These skills can help you be a good baby-sitter, or someday be a good parent.
The communications project will include Interactive Demonstration, Demonstration, Informative 4-H Presentation, Professional Persuasive Presentation, Public Speaking, and Illustrated Talk (for rabbit and poultry only).