4-H Club


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4-H Club

or Four-H Club  (fôr′āch′)
n.
A youth organization sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and offering instruction in agriculture, home economics, and other fields.

[From its four goals: to improve head, heart, hands, and health.]

4-H Club

(ˈfɔrˈeɪtʃ, ˈfoʊr-)
n.
an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture chiefly to instruct young people in modern farming methods.
[so called from the aim of the organization to improve head, heart, hands, and health]
4-H, adj.
4-H'er, n.
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Byline: Submitted by Pat Sturgeon, Clever Clovers 4-H Club leader
The 4-H club leader, a 26-year-old science teacher named Charity, rounds up the members of the club and claps her hands.
This question, posed by the Green Valley Farmers 4-H Club, has an answer: MSPCA Livestock Emergency and Disaster Training.
My name is Mariah Shultz, and I am a 12-year member of the Burlingame 4-H Club in Osage County, Kansas.
Report CD-11-53, Property Sale Listing of the Bethel Community Centre, was deferred for two months to allow the Brant 4-H Club to review options for purchasing the Bethel Community Centre or alternative meeting locations.
Youth in the 4-H club programs in Shasta and Trinity counties typically report a variety of activities, most commonly related to community service, individual projects and local fair participation (table 1).
One such pioneer is Laura, Webber, a 15-year-old high-school sophomore and active member of the Belmont 4-H Club in San Mateo County, California.
No matter where you live, there is most likely a 4-H club in that area," she said.
It shows how you take care of animals, and just how to have fun," Brittney says of her experience with the Some-Bunny 4-H Club in Pleasant Hill.
In the 4-H Club Study, 4-H youth were compared to two national groups--as studied in the survey Search Institute Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes and Behaviors--based on developmental assets such as educational aspiration, achievement, motivation, the desire to help others, school grades, self-esteem, decision making, the importance of having a value system, level of interaction/communication with adults, and the ability to make friends.
LANCASTER - Dozens of past and present 4-H members gathered for a reunion hosted by the Eastside Antelopes 4-H Club.
The paper presents the history of 4-H relevant to an exploration of Dewey's influence on the program, asserting that it is within the context of the 4-H club, and especially within the 4-H project group, that the components of experiential education and Dewey's principles of interaction and continuity are played out.