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What is Southwind 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.

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

  • Head, critical thinking, problem solving;
  • Heart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • Hands, serving others; and
  • Health, 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.

4-H Newsletters

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jennifer 

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

4-H Member Spotlight

There's a member recognition that will be posted on the Southwind District 4-H Facebook page each week.  You can nominate any 4-H'er in the district using this form:  4-H Member Spotlight Nomination.  Return it to  your local office.