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What is Southwind 4-H?

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.


What is 4-H?

4-H is a community of young people across Kansas engaged in learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Caring adults who support our programs are essential for youth to achieve their potential. Adults can share guidance, knowledge and wisdom, as well as model respect and provide skills training.

4-H is a nationwide program. Each of the four H's of the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop.

  • H ead, critical thinking, problem solving;
  • H eart, self-discipline, integrity, communication;
  • H ands, serving others; and
  • H ealth, choosing healthy lifestyles.

4-H had its beginnings in rural America, but it now serves youth in urban and suburban as well as rural communities. Kansas 4-H is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 19. The new 4-H year starts in October, so many prefer to join 4-H at the start of the school year. 4-H enrollment, however, is open year round, so youth can join any time.





Agent Staff
Jennifer K. Murphy
Jennifer K. Murphy
Southwind Extension District Agent, 4-H Youth Development
Erie Extension Office
100 S. Main - Courthouse Erie, KS 66733

District 4-H Events
Camp Counselor Application - Sunny Hills Camp Group
Citizenship In Action, February 15-16 2015 in Topeka

Kansas 4-H Dog Judges' Certification, Recertification and Dog Project Training January 30 - February 1, 2015 Details are available at http://http://www.kansas4-h.org/p.aspx?tabid=426 To register visit:  http://tinyurl.com/20154-HDogJudgesCertification.


Multi County (state wide) Photo Work Shop Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm Auburn Community Center, Auburn, Kansas - Board the 2015 Photo Workshop Express flyer

2015 KSU Youth Horse Judging Camp Beginning - flyer
2015 KSU Youth Horse Judging Camp Advanced -flyer
4-H Programs

Kansas 4-H Project Curriculum Guide

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