West Virginia youths engage in citizenship programming through club, camp and afterschool activities. 4-H Citizenship is the knowledge, skills, attitudes and motivation that gives youths the capacity to move beyond one’s individual self-interest and to be committed to the well-being of some larger group.
Citizenship builds leadership assets in:
- civic engagement
- civic education
- personal development
Teen Council grows 4-H Citizenship.
Related Citizenship Activities
Go Beyond Citizenship
Leadership in local clubs, community service activities, project demonstrations, charting and camping programs all have citizenship components. Youths can delve deeper into these ideas and activities.