The WV 4-H Teen Council is hosting a virtual QuaranTEEN Series. This Winter 4-H series is for teens will cover the Hs(Head, Heart, Hands, Health) through conversation and hands on activities. There will be four session in this series. The first session in the series will focus on the H hands and Teens will learn to make fresh homemade bread. This is for youth ages 13-18. You do not need to attend all four workshop
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When: Jan 21st 6PM
When: Jan 19th 6PM
When: Through Jan 31st, 2021
Last year, the West Virginia 4-H All Stars generously funded to four mini-grants for West Virginia 4-H teens/teen leader groups to assist in the planning and completion of a community service project through the My Hands to Larger Service 4-H Project. The 2020 projects were diverse and creative. The images shown are from Wood County's Recycled Sleeping Mats for the Homeless project, where the Teen Leaders learned to repurpose plastic shopping bags to make sleep mats for the local homeless population.
You are invited to join a 4-H Special Interest (SPIN) clubs starting the week of January 18, 2021. There are seven different virtual programs lasting 4-6 weeks depending on the topic. Programs are free and offered to all youths in grades 3rd – 12th.
Choose a topic of interest to you, then register online through ZSuite. To register
for a SPIN Club go to
4h.zsuite.org and enroll in 4-H with your county. Then select the “event” option
to choose the topic.
The West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network (WVSAN) with support from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation is offering mini-grants of up to $7,500 each to support strengthening relationships of Out of School Time (OST) sites, child care centers serving the school aged population, and afterschool programs with their local school systems to work to together to address the extraordinary needs of youth and families during COVID-19.
This video is part of the STEMCARE Next UP with WVU Institute of Technology series.
Youths across the state are invited to participate in several upcoming virtual 4-H workshops. The workshops are free and offered to all youths in 3rd grade and above.
STEMCARE partnered with Energy Express this past summer to bring numerous STEM-related videos to West Virginia Public Broadcasting. From balloon cars to oobleck, this series offers great STEM activities for the entire family. Be sure to visit the Energy Express on WVPB YouTube channel to catch the latest episodes.