In the Mountain Democrat:
Led by project leader Danielle Fisher, 45, of Greenwood, the youths went through a series of hands-on experiments including simulating how resin, dripping from trees, trapped and preserved insects a...
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MONTAGUE, Ca. --- The majority of students at Big Springs Elementary Schools participate in its after school program called S.A.F.E. 4-H members are shown with their school garden program that they do in conjunction with the afterschool program.
The S.A.F.E. program provides students with nutritious snacks, homework help and other recreational activities for students each school week.
Students say they enjoy going to the S.A.F.E. because they get to spend more time with their friends and also get help on their homework.
The program is free for all students and is offered every day after school....
Volunteers across the country aim to plant millions of trees
Trees are popping up in cities across the United States. Volunteers are digging in! Small flags placed in the ground tell them where to dig. Once the hole is deep enough, they place a small tree inside it. Finally, the volunteers scoop soil back into the hole. They push the dirt around the tree's roots and trunk.
"It's fun, and it helps nature," says Jazzy Hanlin, 8. She lives in Foster City, California. Jazzy is taking part...
Members of the Siskiyou County Hi 4-H project recently created a “Take a Hike” program to teach healthy living skills to youth in the Big Springs Afterschool Program.
“4-H Healthy Living encompasses a holistic approach including healthy eating habits, physical fitness, the capacity to manage emotions, and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships,” stated a press release.
The University of California 4-H Youth Development Program is focusing efforts on increasing healthy living opportunities and strengthening the presence of healthy living themes by encouraging members to develop service projects in their local communities.
- Author: Mandi Bottoms