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Buy Tickets for 4-H Football Day 2019
All 4-H members, parents, volunteers, supporters, alumni, family and friends are invited to Mountaineer Field on Saturday, October 12 for the annual 4-H Football Day to watch the Mountaineers take on the Iowa State Cyclones.
4-H participants will receive discounted tickets along with group seating to experience the excitement together. After purchasing, a confirmation email will be sent with a referral link to share with family and friends. Anyone that purchases from that referral link will automatically be seated next to you.
West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions
Through a partnership with West Virginia University’s Native American Studies Program, West Virginia 4-H campers learned about Eastern Woodland Indians, the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State. With the state's American Indian/Alaska Native population estimated at less than 1%, West Virginia youth have few opportunities to learn directly from Native American educators. Campers in Braxton, Cabell, Kanawha, Mason, Roane and Wayne counties experienced the history, communities, agricultural practices and other traditional aspects about the earliest residents of the region from an Native American Eastern Woodland cultural expert.
This project was presented with financial support from the
West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment
for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations do not
necessarily represent those of the West Virginia Humanities Council or the National
Endowment for the Humanities.
4-H Health Ambassador Trainings
Are you ready to become a 4-H Healthy Living Teen Ambassador? Learn more about this
exciting opportunity! Trainings are coming to your area!
West Virginia 4-H is a recipient of the Walmart Foundation Healthy Habits grant and the National 4-H Council’s Health Rocks!®. The Healthy Habits grant requires states to have 4-H Healthy Living Teen Ambassadors who assist in the facilitation of the nutrition, gardening and physical fitness activities in a variety of counties and state programs. The Health Rocks!® grant requires facilitation of the new pilot Health Rocks!® curriculum that includes tobacco, alcohol and substance misuse prevention. 4-H Healthy Living Teen Ambassadors can be current 4-H members or teens new to 4-H ages 13-18 for Health Rocks!® and grades 8-12 for Healthy Habits. If you are wondering how to get involved or become a 4-H Healthy Living Teen Ambassador, this article can help provide you with additional information.
Learn Ways to Keep 4-H'ers Energized & Engaged with a Free Webinar
West Virginia University Extension Service is offering a free webinar for 4-H Volunteers on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 7 - 8 p.m.
This webinar will give participants fresh, new ideas to add to their club meeting
"playbook." Participants will learn new activities to energize 4-H club meetings
that include our three National 4-H Mission Mandates: Healthy Living, Civic Engagement,