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Health 4-H Project Area

The 4-H Health project area consists of three project manuals. Each manual covers one year of activities.  The series promotes health, exercise and nutrition while you practice life skills of communication, problem-solving, decision-making and organizing information.

Three 4-H Health Project Manuals from Shop4H
    • In First Aid in Action (Health 1), you will practice first aid skills to treat cuts, scrapes, nosebleeds and bee stings. Also, learn how to respond to someone who is choking or has broken a bone; assemble a first aid kit; and interview members of the medical profession.
    • Staying Healthy (Health 2) involves using a self assessment tool to identify personal talent areas; exploring hygiene, nutrition and physical activities; and sharing what you discover.
    • Keeping Fit (Health 3) includes designing a personal fitness plan and tracking it using your own fitness file. Through interviews and personal experiences, you will discover the benefits of being fit.

    If a member completes the 3 years of project manuals, they can work with their county Extension professionals to determine their learning opportunities for their remaining 4-H years.


    Each year, 4-H members are to complete all twelve (12) Project Interest Areas and three (3) “More Challenges” activities. Complete the program in one year.  If you do additional “More Challenges” activities, please check the three (3) activities you want to be graded. Record in your work in a notebook, including the what, when, where, and how you accomplished each selected “More Challenges” activity. Include your notebook with your project book for grading. Additional requirements that are unique to the book are listed at the top of the scoresheet.

    Download a copy of the scoresheet to determine what is expected for project completion.

    Exhibit Ideas

    • Poster, Story, and/or Model on one of the following topics:

      • Level 1 - First Aid in Action - one First Aid In Action activity or your first aid kit complete with cards plus your “More Challenges” activities notebook and project book
      • Level 2 - Staying Healthy - one Staying Healthy activity plus your “More Challenges” activities notebook and project book.
      • Level 3 - Keeping Fit - one Keeping Fit activity plus your “More Challenges” activities notebook and project book
    • Examples of Blue Ribbon Exhibits

    How Do I Sign Up?

    Screenshot of 4-H ZSuite enrollment page to select project

    The first step is to create an enrollment in our ZSuite website.

    Enroll in 4-H ZSuite

    When you get to the CLUBS tab of the enrollment, you will want to ADD PROJECT.

    For Health, you should search for:


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