4-H Military Youth Programs

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    4-H Military Youth Programs

     

    4-H Food, Fun, & Fitness Club

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    Come discover the importance of proper nutrition and exercise. This club will teach you how easy and fun it can be to stay healthy. You will learn all about nutrition and exercise techniques that are great to help keep you in shape. 4-H registration is required to participate. A snack is included. Youth will need to bring a water bottle and be prepared to exercise. 

    Priority is given to military dependents (parent must be active duty, reservist, or retired.) Space is limited.

    Date: Thursdays from June 15th - July 20th

              9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Location: USU Extension Office - Davis County 

    Cost: Free for 4-H members, $10 for non 4-H youth (covers annual 4-H registration fee)

    To register, please contact Susan Adams at: susan.adams@usu.edu or (801) 451-3423.


    4-H Military Youth Archery Club

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    Come discover the proper archery techniques. Youth will learn all about archery and gain hands-on experience with archery equipment. All equipment will be provided. Youth will need to bring a water bottle and be prepared to be outside. 4-H registration is required to participate. 

    Participants must be military dependents (parent must be active duty, reservist, or retired.) Space is limited.

    Date: Thursdays from June 15th - July 6th

              6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Location: Hill AFB Archery Range

    Cost: Free for 4-H members, $10 for non 4-H youth (covers annual 4-H registration fee)

    Special appreciation to the Hill AFB Archery Range instructors who are volunteering their time for this club. 

    To register, please contact Susan Adams at: susan.adams@usu.edu or (801) 451-3423.

    For all other archery questions, please contact: 

    Doryan Letevrier at (801) 430-8865

    Zak Layton at (801) 726-1927 or Terry Smoot at (801) 791-7600


     4-H Entomology Club

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    Come discover the world of insects. Not all insects are scary or gross. During the 4-H Entomology Camp, youth will learn basic differences among insects and their habitats. Youth will transform into entomologists as they search for a variety of insects in nature using all the tools the professionals use.

    Priority is given to military dependents (parent must be active duty, reservist, or retired.) Space is limited.

    Dates: July 12th, 14th, 19th, & 21st

                10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Wetland Discovery Point - USU Botanical Center

    Cost: Free for 4-H members, $10 for non 4-H youth (covers annual 4-H registration fee)

    Youth will need to bring a water bottle and be prepared to be outside. 

    To register, please contact Meagan Seibert at meagan.seibert@usu.edu or (801) 451-3406.


     

    Other 2017 Summer Clubs in the Works 

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    A Service Club for Families

    For at least 6 club meetings between August and the end of September.

    Location: Support will be provided for finding a location for the club to meet on or off base. 

    Two volunteers are needed to lead a Service Learning Project club with the 2017 USU Extension-Davis County 4-H Military Youth program. Youth will learn about service by researching a need, deciding upon a service solution, taking action, and engaging in some way with those being served. 4-H volunteers guide and support youth through hands-on project learning experiences. The youth lead the club meetings, make group decisions, and work together to gain project and life skills. 

    Time commitment: six meetings at least 1 hour in length plus preparation time as needed. The club set up (weekly, monthly, summer, and other options) is decided by the volunteers. 4-H registration is expected for volunteers (background check required) and youth. Davis County 4-H staff will support volunteers and manage club funds. 


     4-H Military Youth Public Speaking Club   

    youth speaking on stageTwo to three volunteers are needed to organize a public speaking club with the 2017 USU Extension-Davis County 4-H Military Youth program. Volunteers will recruit at least twenty youth between the ages of 5 and 18 to prepare for and participate in a public speaking contest. Volunteers are welcome to select a smaller age range. Youth will be taught communication skills and encouraged to submit a speech to a 4-H public speaking contest. 4-H volunteers guide and support youth through hands-on project learning experiences. The youth lead the club meetings, make group decisions, and work together to gain project and life skills. 

    Time commitment: six meetings at least 1 hour in length plus preparation time as needed. The club set up (weekly, monthly, summer, and other options) is decided by the volunteers. 4-H registration is expected for volunteers (background check required) and youth. Davis County 4-H staff will support volunteers and manage club funds.