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Week of July 6 - Energy Express on WVPB

Monday, July 6, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

What’s that peeping sound? Join Sheldon Owen, WVU Extension Service Wildlife specialist, to learn about frog calls. Then, we'll hop on over for a reading of "Frog in the Bog" with Sheldon’s daughter, Alden.

Eco-Adventures Environmental Learning Club

Are you interested in the environment? Join Eco-Adventures Environmental Virtual Club. Each week we will learn about organisms and their habitats, environmental stewardship and the best practices to protect the environment. Guest speakers from West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection will share their expertise on topics including living organisms around us, wetlands, soils, invasive species, water, upcycling, and your ecological footprint.

All materials will be provided. Most materials will be everyday household items.  Registration is open now and closes on June 26, 2020.

4-H Summer Updates

Throughout the month of July, youths will have the opportunity to participate in several unique workshops using a variety of platforms such as Scratch, Code.org, Tinkercad and Godot. Youths can register for one or multiple workshops. Virtual workshops will be held twice a week using Zoom for two hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m. EST starting July 7th and ending July 30th. Please note the age restrictions for each workshop.

Register online WVU virtual computer science workshops.

4-H News Update May 24 - 31

West Virginia 4-H is hosting virtual workshops to help youth and their families learn about fun topics and the 4-H program.  We will use the Zoom platform to host these workshops. 

Workshops for the week of May 26 - 29 are:

4-H News Update May 17 - 23

West Virginia 4-H is hosting virtual workshops to help youth and their families learn about fun topics and the 4-H program. We will use the Zoom platform to host these workshops. Participants must be between the ages of 9 - 21 (or will turn 9 by September 30, 2020).

Workshops for the week of May 18 - 22:

4-H News Update May 10-16

West Virginia 4-H is hosting virtual workshops to help youth and their families learn about fun topics and the 4-H program. We will use the Zoom platform to host these workshops. This week's workshops will focus on topics like career exploration and canning. Participants must be between the ages of 9 - 21 (or will turn 9 by Sept. 30th, 2020). 

Workshops for the week of May 11 - 15: