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The New Mexico 4-H Working With Minors at Camp course is designed for New Mexico 4-H Volunteers who want to learn about appropriate behavior in working with minors at camp as well as reporting responsibilities.

For more information or to enroll contact Steve Beck at New Mexico State University at sbeck@nmsu.edu

It is important that OCES employees, 4-H volunteers, teen leaders and parents are diligent in the care and protection of the youth entrusted to us for 4-H youth development programs. Oklahoma 4-H volunteers and staff who take this Risk Management training course will learn positive risk management practices and knowledge of Oklahoma policies.

For more information or to enroll, contact Karla Knoepfli at karla.knoepfli@okstate.edu  

The purpose of volunteer continuing education is to provide instructional information related to 4-H Youth Development efforts and the responsibilities associated with being a 4-H volunteer. The “This is 4-H” course is separated into 6 sections/lessons, each of which offers material focused on a particular topic. Each "unit" has a handout, and a narrated PowerPoint slide. The narration script is provided with the slide.

For more information or to enroll contact Karla Knoepfli, Oklahoma State University, at karla.knoepfli@okstate.edu

By taking this course, students will learn:
  • Educational and professional requirements for various careers 
  • Benefits and costs of postsecondary education
  • How to improve self-efficacy and agency in one’s path to their success
  • Details about current and future occupational needs
  • Information about pending plans, managing cash flow, saving, avoiding scams and fraud, and investing for retirement. 
For more information or to enroll please contact: 
Becky Smith at becky.smith@msstate.edu or Susan Cosgrove at s.cosgrove@msstate.edu, with Mississippi State University Extension

Take a Stand 3-5 is a curriculum for school teachers to use with their grade 3-5 students to promote anti-bullying behavior in school settings. The curriculum includes 5 lessons to teach youth to handle conflicts in a non aggressive manner, communication with their peers, etiquette, teamwork, and cultural awareness. Each lesson contains hands-on activities for youth to apply the concepts. Purchase the online course for $20 from the Texas AgriLife Extension bookstore. For more information contact Meredith Carter, 4-H Program Specialist at macarter@ag.tamu.edu

Take a Stand 6-8 is a curriculum for school teachers to use with their grade 6-8 students to promote anti-bullying behavior in school settings. The curriculum includes 5 lessons to teach youth to handle conflicts in a non aggressive manner, communication with their peers, etiquette, teamwork, and cultural awareness. Each lesson contains hands-on activities for youth to apply the concepts. Purchase the online course for $20 from the Texas AgriLife Extension bookstore. For more information contact Meredith Carter, 4-H Program Specialist at macarter@ag.tamu.edu

Take a Stand 9-12 is a curriculum for school teachers to use with their grade 9-12 students to promote anti-bullying behavior in school settings. The curriculum includes 5 lessons to teach youth to handle conflicts in a non aggressive manner, communication with their peers, etiquette, teamwork, and cultural awareness. Each lesson contains hands-on activities for youth to apply the concepts. Purchase the online course for $20 from the Texas AgriLife Extension bookstore. For more information contact Meredith Carter, 4-H Program Specialist at macarter@ag.tamu.edu

Take a Stand K-2 is a curriculum for school teachers to use with their students in grades K-2 to promote anti-bullying behavior in school settings. The curriculum includes 5 lessons to teach youth to handle conflicts in a non aggressive manner, communication with their peers, etiquette, teamwork, and cultural awareness. Each lesson contains hands-on activities for youth to apply the concepts. For more information contact Meredith Carter, 4-H Program Specialist at macarter@ag.tamu.edu

Texas 4-H Basics of Robotics is 7-week online course for adults and 4-H members interested in learning the basics of of building and programming the Lego EV3 Robot.

To enroll in the course, please complete the form linked below.  

FORM

Once the form is submitted, you will be provided the course enrollment key and further login instructions in a PDF.

For more information or assistance contact Derrick Bruton, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, at d-bruton@tamu.edu

The Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador program strives to provide high school age 4-H members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to become advocates for animal agriculture.

Objectives:

  • Prepare youth to serve in leadership capacities in junior livestock programs across Texas.
  • Prepare youth for the experience of the University setting, through intensive science based instruction and experiences.
  • Provide opportunities for youth to serve in advocacy roles for animal agriculture, 4-H, and junior livestock programs.
  • Promote a heightened awareness of career opportunities in animal agriculture and advocacy.

For more information or to enroll contact: Megan Capehart, mloejc@tamu.edu or Billy Zanolini, wfzanolini@ag.tamu.edu

Utah 4-H Volunteer Orientation is an online course for all Utah 4-H volunteers.  This course is designed to orient new 4-H volunteers to Utah 4-H, specifically participants will learn:

  • Volunteer Roles & Relationships
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Youth/Adult Partnerships
  • Safe & Inclusive Environments
  • Learn by Doing

For more information please contact:  Utah State 4-H Office at Utah4h@usu.edu

This self-directed course is designed for Nebraska 4-H leaders, staff, volunteers, and any chaperone of a 4-H event to better understand their responsibility for creating a protective environment for youth. The course includes lessons, planning guides, example scenarios, and reporting procedures, and the curriculum addresses potential risks that could cause personal harm or harm to a 4-H member. Contact: Vickie Greve vgreve1@unl.edu; and Mary Jarvi mjarvi1@unl.edu; University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Whether you are a volunteer, youth or parent this is excellent way to gain knowledge about the 4-H Program in South Carolina. You will learn about the history, what is a 4-H project, how to start a club, and much more. This training can be used as a volunteer orientation training series required by South Carolina 4-H Program to become a certified SC 4-H Volunteer. Once you have completed each section and successfully passed the quizzes, you will have a certificate email to your 4-H county staff and mailed to you. For more information contact Katie Shaw at berry7@clemson.edu

What does it mean to be a 4-H Volunteer? Through a series of four, 15 minute lessons, this course leads participants through a brief overview of 4-H and its important relationships, the importance of creating a safe and inclusive environment, how a volunteer can promote positive youth development in the youth they serve and a brief introduction to experiential learning.

For more Information or to enroll please contact:

Scott C. Mautte
4-H Program Representative for Volunteer Development
& Positive Youth Development
University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Email: idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu

The audience for this course is: New 4-H volunteers

By taking this course, students will learn:

  * What is Experiential Learning?
   * Why is it so important to our 4-H program?

For more information or to enroll please contact:  Nancy Melville; nmelville@uidaho.edu and Donna Schwarting; dschwarting@uidaho.edu

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