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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: 

4-H News Update May 3 - 9

West Virginia 4-H is hosting virtual workshops to help youths and their families learn about fun topics and the 4-H program. We will use Zoom to host these workshops. This week, workshops will focus topics like tree parts, forest products and birds. Participants should be between the ages of 9 - 21 (or will turn 9 by September 30, 2020).

Workshops for the week of May 4th are:

Join us to learn more about these topics. If you enjoy the workshop, we will share information about how you can continue learning about forestry or birds through an at-home 4-H project on the topic. 

4-H News Update April 19-25

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West Virginia 4-H has many opportunities for 4-H members to work on 4-H projects virtually. Below is a list of project workshops for April 20-24, 2020. Don’t worry if you don’t have a book. Just let us know when you register. Upcoming project workshops:

2020 Summer 4-H Camp Update

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With our summer camps just a few short months away, we wanted to provide you with an update on our plans moving forward.

West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions

Young camper talking to Native American cultural expert in traditional headdress

Through a partnership with West Virginia University’s Native American Studies Program, West Virginia 4-H campers learned about Eastern Woodland Indians, the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State. With the state's American Indian/Alaska Native population estimated at less than 1%, West Virginia youth have few opportunities to learn directly from Native American educators. Campers in Braxton, Cabell, Kanawha, Mason, Roane and Wayne counties experienced the history, communities, agricultural practices and other traditional aspects about the earliest residents of the region from an Native American Eastern Woodland cultural expert.

4-H Health Ambassador Trainings

Are you ready to become a 4-H Healthy Living Teen Ambassador? Learn more about this exciting opportunity!  Trainings are coming to your area!