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4-H Youth Development


Things to Learn/Do in the Project
Ages 7-9

  • Learn to identify trees
  • Determine differences between trees and shrubs
  • Learn about different trees and tree parts

Ages 10-13

  • Graft a bud to a living tree
  • Learn the sounds and smells of the forest
  • Discover health benefits trees have on people

Ages 14 and Older

  • Investigate forest changes and learn about forest health
  • Study forecasts on a global scale
  • Learn forest conservation techniques

Project Materials


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