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Upcoming Events
4-H Awards Event - November 2 Nov 02, 2014 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Ernie French Center (14120 Hwy 2)
Building Strong Families - Free Class Tuesdays Nov 04, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM — Broadway Commons, 302 E. Broadway
Nourishing Boomers and Beyond - Nourish Your Brain Nov 13, 2014 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM — Broadway Commons, 302 E. Broadway
4-H Activity Day - November 15 Nov 15, 2014 09:00 AM - 02:30 PM — Heritage Hall, 2005 Burdick Expy. E, Minot
North Dakota 4-H Ambassadors Selections - November 22 Nov 22, 2014 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Morton County Courthouse, Mandan
Upcoming events…
Club of the Month

4-H Club Meeting, podium

Each club is again being designated a month to submit an article featuring their club to be published in the 4-H Times. Your article is due by the 1st of the month it is to be published. The article should include information including, but not limited to, number of members, leaders, officers, regular meeting place & day, activities and service projects your club participates in. Please email photos too. If you submit your article by email it will save Michelle having to retype it! (michelleg@co.williams.nd.us)

The schedule is: November—Prairie Partners; December—Williams County Wild Riders; January—Clever Clovers; February—Prairie Clovers; March—Corner Club; April—Wonder Wizards; May—Sweet Clovers.

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4-H and Youth

Welcome to Williams County 4-H! There are many new and exciting things going on in 4-H. Slides show some of our events and projects.

Goal

The goal of 4-H youth programing is to provide opportunities for youth to experience life skills, practice them and use them throughout their lifetime.  Through the experiential learning process used in 4-H, youth internalize the knowledge and gain the ability to apply the skills appropriately.

Life skills emphasized in 4-H program:

  • Making decisions
  • Solving problems
  • Relating to others
  • Planning and organizing
  • Learning to learn
  • Leading self and others
  • Relating to change and apply science and technology
  • Communicating with others

Five steps of experiential learning process:

  1. Do: activity
  2. Share: what happened, results and feelings
  3. Process: analyze experience and reflect to determine what was most important
  4. Generalize: personalize experience, determine importance and apply to real life
  5. Apply: determine how to apply what was learned to a similar or different situation

The 4-H Motto is to "Make the Best Better."

The 4-H Emblem is the four leaf clover with an "H" on each leaf.

These H's stand for Head, Hands,Heart, and Health; the training and proper care of which will be the best assets any person can possess.

Helpful 4-H Links

4-H.org

About 4-H

Find Your Local 4-H

4-H Clover Shop

4-H Mall

National 4-H Youth Conference Center

National 4-H Headquarters

NDSU Center For 4-H Youth Development

North Dakota Clover Buds

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