UNDERSTANDING 4-H PROJECT WORK
A project is a planned series of learning activities/experiences that engage youth in the use of their heads and hands in ways that result in enhanced competencies, open hearts and better health.
4-H projects give youth opportunities to:
4-H projects always teach the “why’s” as well as the “how’s.” For example: a member enrolled in a woodworking project might learn the safe and most effective way to use basic hand tools and gain experience in the selection of hardware and finishing materials while making a birdhouse (tangible product). The knowledge and skills learned (intangible product) can be applied when making other wooden items in the future. It is this transferable knowledge and skill that is the essence of the project—not just the finished product.
Read more about details on 4-H Projects: 4-H_Projects_Guide.pdf
Last updated February 15, 2021