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4-H Youth Development

Civic Engagement (Citizenship)

The Civic Engagement project is designed to help members find out more about themselves, family, friends, community and world. The project will lead to opportunities for meeting people and working with groups. Learn about other countries and cultures.

Things to Learn/Do in the Project
Ages 7-10

  • Learn about self, family and friends
  • Find out what good citizenship is

Ages 11-13

  • Learn how to be a good neighbor
  • Find out how groups and clubs work
  • Study other cultures through exchanges

Ages 14 and Older

  • Learn about township, city and county government
  • Explore careers in police and fire protection, health and sanitation and tourism
  • Attend Citizenship Washington Focus
  • Consider going on an exchange program abroad or hosting from another country

Project Materials

Reasonably priced materials are available for every project in Kansas 4-H. You can order the materials for your project online or contact your local Extension Office.

General Resources

Project Leader Resources

Awards and Recognition

County Level
Award: Medal presented at your 4-H Achievement Banquet

State Level
Award: Medallion

National Level
Award: $400 National 4-H Congress Scholarship

Career Connections

Explore Your Spark!


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