4-H School Enrichment Programs

September 2, 2020

While delivery methods are changing due to COVID-19 guidelines and protocols, 4-H school enrichment programs are still available to our teachers! These programs are available to grades K-12 in all of our Laurens County schools and are aligned to state standards. Through 4-H school enrichment programs, youth will learn valuable life skills through hands-on learning experiences. 2020-2021 Laurens County 4-H School Enrichment Programs are sponsored by Laurens County Farm Bureau and the Laurens County Cattleman’s Association. Programs will be provided FREE of charge to teachers. There are a limited number of kits available so be sure to reserve your spot today! To reserve your spot or for more information, please contact [email protected]

The following programs will be offered for the 2020-2021 School Year:

Character Critters (Kindergarten): Teaching children about good character can be fun! Character Critters is a character education resource designed for early childhood educators and others who work with 4-year-olds and 5-year-olds.

Intro to 4-H (1st Grade): 4-H offers youth many opportunities to explore our six program areas. This program provides an introduction to each of our program areas through a hands-on learning activity.

Chick Embryology (2nd Grade): A 25-day project that teaches life cycles using eggs and incubators. Typically done with 2nd grade but is open to all grades.

Healthy Habits: A monthly lesson on nutrition and healthy lifestyles. Includes snack. Typically done with 3rd Grade, PE classes, and after school programs.

4-H20 in the Classroom (3rd Grade): Bring 4-H20 into your classroom! 4-H20 Classroom kits provide a hands-on science inquiry program that provides youth with knowledge about their local water resources. Kits will include activities related to the water cycle, watersheds, and water conservation.

Journey to Mars – A 4-H Space Adventure (4th grade): A series of lessons that focus on inquiry, decomposition, pattern recognition, and algorithm design on an age-appropriate level.

Reading Makes Cents (5th grade): A monthly lesson for 5th-grade students on budgeting, understanding money, etc.

Laurens County 4-H School Enrichment Programs: https://www.clemson.edu/extension/laurens/4h/4hschoolenrich.html