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What is Southwind 4-H?

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.

What is 4-H?

4-H is a community of young people across Kansas engaged in learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Caring adults who support our programs are essential for youth to achieve their potential. Adults can share guidance, knowledge and wisdom, as well as model respect and provide skills training.

4h-clover square4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H's of the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop.

  • H ead, critical thinking, problem solving;
  • H eart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • H ands, serving others; and
  • H ealth, choosing healthy lifestyles.

4-H had its beginnings in rural America, but it now serves youth in urban and suburban as well as rural communities. Kansas 4-H is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 19. The new 4-H year starts in October, so many prefer to join 4-H at the start of the school year. 4-H enrollment, however, is open year round, so youth can join any time.

 

 

Agent Staff

Jennifer K. Murphy
Jennifer K. Murphy
Southwind Extension District Agent, 4-H Youth Development
Erie Extension Office
111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
jen07m@ksu.edu

District 4-H Events

Enrollment/Re-enrollment for the 2017 4-H year is now open.

Adulting 101 - Being an adult can be rough!

Horse Judging Contest

4-H Fair Judges Workshop


Special for Club Leaders...

* Roll call Ideas

* More Roll Call Ideas

* Kansas State Fair Results:https://fairentry.com/Fair/Results/668