4-H & Youth Education
The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service develops programs based on science-based, objective information to help Oklahomans solve problems, promote leadership, and manage resources wisely. Below are Web sites and documents that provide information about 4-H and Youth Education programs.
The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service creates Fact Sheets to provide research based information on a variety of topics. Click on the link below to view Fact Sheets relating to 4-H and youth development.
Extension Fact Sheets
The 4-H program's mission is to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
The 4-H Horticulture site provides information on horticulture projects, contests and judging.
4-H Youth Forestry Judging Contest
The 4-H Forestry site provides information on forestry workshops, contests and judging.
Ag in the Classroom
Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom helps familiarize Oklahoma school children with Oklahoma's food and fiber industry by providing resources for teachers.
Children's Garden Service Learning Project
The purpose of this project was to create a template through which elementary educators could work with their communities to develop a children's garden.
Farm to You
Farm to You is a traveling interactive adventure for elementary school children that follows food from the farm to the market and through the body to explore the relationships between agriculture, food and health.
FFA Horticulture Career Development Events
The FFA Horticulture site provides information on horticulture contests, resources and judging.
Food & Fiber Literacy Program
Food and Fiber Systems Literacy Guide is the culmination of four years of work in developing and testing a curriculum framework for food and fiber systems literacy.
Junior Master Gardeners
This site provides information on local and national junior master gardener programs as well as educational information relating to gardening.
Oklahoma Youth Forestry & Wildlife Camp
Youth Forestry and Wildlife Camp provides students, ages 13-15, the opportunity to experience the forestry and wildlife professions and learn about Oklahoma's natural resources.
Oklahoma Youth Livestock Extension
The Department of Animal Science Extension Youth Web site is committed to bringing agricultural information to the youth of Oklahoma.