Virginia 4-H Military Clubs
Funded by 4-H Military Partnership Grant
4-H Club: A 4-H Club is an organized group of youth who meet regularly for a long-term, progressive series of educational experiences. The 4-H Club's purpose is to provide positive youth development opportunities to meet the needs of young people.
Community Club: A community club is an organized group of youth who meet on a regular basis, supported by adult volunteer leaders and a program plan for the club year. The club provides a variety of 4-H projects or project groups. Youth from all project groups meet together in general 4-H meetings to include a business meeting, sharing from the project groups and an educational component.
Project Club: A project club focuses on one particular 4-H project and conducts periodic business meetings.
Virginia is proud to be one of the nation's 46 states and territories to receive the 4-H Military Partnership Grant. The Partnership Grant is used to support 4-H clubs for military youth on Army, Air Force, and Navy installations and in communities to reach geographically dispersed military youth. 4-H military clubs have been organized on 11 military installations with 14 sites and two off-installation sites. Grant funding supports the 4-H staff responsible for chartering clubs, enrolling members, training club leaders, and involving 4-H military club members in local, regional, and state programs.
VIRGINIA 4-H MILITARY CLUBS
Military 4-H Partnerships are supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 4-H Headquarters; U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services; U.S. Air Force Child and Youth Programs; U.S. Navy Child and Youth Programs; and Virginia Cooperative Extension 4-H Program (Virginia Tech and Virginia State University) through grant funding at Kansas State University.
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