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Youth gain lifeskills through 4-H participation


SHARP Kids 4-H Participants pose in front of "Trees of Knowledge" on which they had placed slips of paper with things they had learned in 4-H. - submitted photo

With the school year ending, SHARP Kids 4-H Learning Group held its final 4-H meeting of the year.

To enhance their educational offerings, the Lake Roosevelt SHARP Kids 21st Century Aftershool program formed a 4-H Learning group. The staff was trained in 4-H Positive Youth Development and enrolled as 4-H Volunteers and the students, grades K – 8, participated in monthly 4-H meetings. These monthly 4-H meetings were facilitated by Linda McLean, Colville Reservation WSU Extension 4-H Educator.

The focus of 4-H Is to promote positive youth development. This is accomplished through regular an...

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