Exploring 4-H, Your Family, The World, or Arts Project Area
Exploring 4-H, Your Family, The World, or the Arts is a 4-H project with many choices
for you. It can be about life in other countries, or about your family’s history,
or about the early days of 4-H.
You get to choose what you want to do. You might paint, draw, carve, print, or letter.
Maybe you’d like to make a puppet, enjoy music, dance, or write a poem.
Enjoy a hobby… like collecting (maybe stamps, coins, or something else), or enjoying
art, or traveling, or practicing a craft, or… you name it!
This project gives you ideas, but you choose what you would like to do. Your leader
and your parents can help you decide.
The Exploring 4-H, Your Family, The World, or the Arts project consists of one project manual with information to complete three years at the beginner level and two years at the intermediate level.
Each year, 4-H members will complete a complete the contract as a plan for the
project. There are two copies of the contract in the book (4-H'er copy on pages
17 & 18 and the Project Leader copy on pages 19 & 20). The contract includes
a signature of the 4-H member, parent, and project leader. The contract
also contains the scoresheet for this project.
- First year – Select one activity. Complete the contract as a plan for the project.
- Second year – Select one or two activities and complete the contract as a plan for your project.
Third year – Select up to three activities or elaborate on a previous
activity; complete contract as a plan for project.
- First year – Select up to three activities. Select one activity and teach some aspect of it to three 4-H’ers. Write a brief statement describing the teaching session. Complete the contract as a plan for the project.
- Second year – Select up to four activities and teach at least two skills to a minimum of eight 4-H’ers. Write about the teaching sessions. Complete the contract as a plan for your project. Include your notebook with your project book for grading.
There are not separate documents with the scoresheets for this project area. Refer to the scoresheet on the project contract pages located inside the manual on pages 1 and 2.
4-H members are to discuss their exhibit in the project contract with their parent and project leader. The exhibit ideas will come from the idea that you choose to explore.
Each year, members are expected to exhibit one item, except for Beginner Level Year 3 (two items).
Posters are not an acceptable exhibit for this project area.
How Do I Sign Up?
The first step is to
create an enrollment in our ZSuite website.
For Exploring 4-H, Your Family, the World, or the Arts, you should search for:
EXPLORING 4-H, YOUR FAMILY, THE WORLD, OR THE ARTS
/ YEAR 1 (BEGINNER)
- EXPLORING 4 -H, YOUR FAMILY, THE WORLD, OR THE ARTS / YEAR 4 (INTERMEDIATE)
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