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Clover Kids Volunteer

You can help your child's Clover Kid group or start one of your own! We will give you the information, training, and other help to get you started. All volunteers must go through a background screening and attend training. Contact your county Extension office to get started.

The purpose of this is to promote children’s positive development through cooperative learning and developmentally appropriate practices. To provide opportunities for K-3 youth to practice 5 life skills:  self-understanding, social interaction, decision-making, learning to learn, and mastering physical skills. Read more about Clover Kids Volunteer


4-H Resources for Doing STEM With Youth

With wide eyes, kids ponder: How does a bridge stay up? Why do carrots grow under the ground? Why does a car need gas? Like seeds, their interests need to be watered and tended to in order to grow.

4-H helps youth discover and foster this passion for science, engineering, technology and math (STEM). It offers a hands-on approach to developing the excitement and skills necessary for youth to succeed in a safe and fun setting. Read more about 4-H Resources for Doing STEM With Youth


What is STEM?

For more than a century, 4-H has engaged youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This has traditionally meant a solid focus on agricultural science, electricity, mechanics, entrepreneurship, and natural sciences. Today, 4-H has grown to include rocketry, robotics, bio-fuels, renewable energy, computer science, environmental sciences, and more. 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology provides hands-on learning experiences to encourage learning about the world around you in partnership with adults that care about your learning and are crazy about STEM. Read more about What is STEM?