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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

September 15, 2022

Foundations of Youth Development Offered

Submitted by Diane D Mack

We invite staff to attend the fall Foundations of Youth Development training course.

Dates include:

  • October 6, 2 to 3:30 pm via Zoom
  • October 27, 2 to 3:30 pm via Zoom
  • November 3, 2 to 3:30 pm via Zoom
  • November 9: In person Capstone in Manhattan

Participants will:

  • Understand the science and practice of Positive Youth Development and the role of 4-H Youth Development plays
  • Explore the research base of positive youth development and the science of learning and development that is reflected in the 4-H Thriving Model
  • Discover the critical elements of programs necessary to ensure a high-quality experience
  • Create an environment of learning and connecting
  • Learn how to create age appropriate learning experiences
  • Explore the experiential learning model
  • Understand and apply ways to leverage volunteers to grow and sustain programs
  • Explore ways to utilize the ISOTURE model
  • Understand and apply program management practices for successful 4-H programing including: policy, the volunteer screening process, financial management, 4-H club and project resources and management, youth and adult partnerships and event management

To register, please email Diane Mack at dmack@ksu.edu with participant’s name, unit and email address before October 1.