School Enrichment creates Fun, Hands-On, and Educational Experiences. 

4-H is a leadership program offered for youth ages 5 (and in Kindergarten) to 19. Youth participate in project-based learning activities that allow learning by doing.  All 4-H programs focus on quality experiences.  Programs (listed below) are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.  

National 4-H focuses on:

  • Healthy Living
  • STEM and Agriculture
  • Citizenship

The school enrichment programs offered through OSU Extension Greene County meet these crucial impact areas. 

 

Here are a few of the enrichment programs we have ready to present for you:4-H Grows Here Clover

 

Are you interested in a certain topic that is not listed above and would like additional resources?  Let us know and we can use 4-H resources and curriculum to help provide additional activities. 

To see if you can schedule any of these enrichment programs or get help with additional resources, please contact:

Rebecca Supinger, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development at  supinger.5@osu.edu or 937-372-9971 ext. 113 

 

CHICK QUEST

What can we learn from a chick? Find out in this school enrichment programs that challenges youth to use science, engineering, and technology to investigate the life cycle of an embryonic chicken egg. From monitoring living eggs to observing fluffy chicks, these lively activities pique curiosity, encourage collaboration and communication, and provide young scientists with unforgettable experiences. Recommended for project helpers and classroom teachers.

Click this website for more information and for additional resources that are available when utilizing these resources: http://www.ohio4h.org/sciencealive/

The user fee is $25.00 for each classroom that uses the “4-H in the Classroom” programs offered through the Ohio State University Extension. To reserve a kit, please return this letter to our office.

Please note this is a per classroom fee, not a per program fee. This fee will be used to continue the development of 4-H in the Classroom materials from the state level and help to offset budget cuts and to replace or repair program materials.

 

LOOK to Greene

LOOK to Greene Youth Leadership Program consists of a leadership course (managed by OSU Extension - Greene County) embedded in a program for Greene County high school juniors and seniors. The program is a series of classroom and practical learning experiences designed to develop and enhance leadership skills and potential, as well as increase awareness of critical issues in Greene County such as community development. Participants also complete a group leadership project that benefits the community.  Visit https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/look-greene-youth-leadership 

 

Plant the seed

Youth learn all about the life cycle of seeds.  Teachers receive grow light and materials to learn to germinate seeds and grow plants.  

The user fee is $25.00 for each classroom that uses the “4-H in the Classroom” programs offered through the Ohio State University Extension. To reserve a kit, please return this letter to our office.

Please note this is a per classroom fee, not a per program fee. This fee will be used to continue the development of 4-H in the Classroom materials from the state level and help to offset budget cuts and to replace or repair program materials.

 

PROJECT GREENE GARDENS

Project Greene Gardens is a school garden educational program for afterschool personnel, educators, and others who are engaged in or would like to learn more about gardening as a context for learning.  Also, this project is very helpful for community organizations interested in starting a community garden.

 

Real Colors©

Are you on a team?  Would you like to learn more about yourself or team members?  Participate in this fun personality assessment to learn more about yourself and others.  Visit https://realcolors.org/

 

Real Money. Real World.

A Dose of Financial Reality for Middle School and High School Students

  • Active, hands-on financial management experiences with real world
  • Six lessons covering budgeting, savings, career choices, earning potential, and lifestyle choices
  • Enhances students awareness of household costs
  • Impacts changes in students behaviors including working harder in school, saving money, changing spending habits, changing education and training aspirations, or delay starting a family

 

Rockets Away

Click here to learn all about Rockets Away.  https://ohio4h.org/rocketsaway