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Club of the Month
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 Mindy having to retype it! (mindys@co.williams.nd.us) The schedule is: October—Prairie Clovers; November—Sweet Clovers; December—Wonder Wizards; January—Corner Club; February—Williams County Wild Riders; March—Clever Clovers; April—Prairie Partners
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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.

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