Factsheets

Underrepresented Youth Fact Sheet

The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Underrepresented Youth.

Mental Health and Well-being Fact Sheet

The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Youth Mental Health and Well-being.

Youth in Foster Care Fact Sheet

The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Youth in Foster Care.

Children and Youth With Disabilities Fact Sheet

The purpose of this document is to provide background information on Children and Youth with Disabilities.

4-H Name and Emblem Application Guide 2017

Introduction to 4-H Name and Emblem federal regulations and application procedures to become an authorized user of the 4-H Name and Emblem.

4-H Professional's Name and Emblem Handbook 2017

Helpful guide to 4-H professionals on the proper use of the 4-H Name and Emblem and guidance on their role as both an authorized user and an authorizing entity within their limited geographic area.

4-H Charter Fact Sheet

The 4-H Charter, a template provided to state 4-H offices by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and signed by the Secretary of Agriculture’s designated representative, is the only document that officially recognizes a 4-H club/group and authorizes that club or group to use the 4-H Name and Emblem.

USDA Resources for Healthy Living

The USDA has a variety of resources to promote healthy living for youth. This document provides a summary of the resources that are available from different programs under the USDA. The resources are divided by the healthy living category that they fall under – nutrition, physical activity, and injury prevention.

4-H Learning Experience

The 4-H Learning Experience provides a framework for learning and teaching. It serves as a practical guide for developing transformative relationships, to create positive learning experiences, within supportive and safe learning environments, which all leads to identifiable learning outcomes.

Club-Event-Checklist

Just as 4-H experience should include components that support the “head, heart, and hands” of youth, all 4-H experiences should also include aspects that promote health. 4-H Healthy Living is a national initiative to promote ways to make a child’s experience in the program optimal, which includes social, emotional and physical supports. This checklist includes: physical health, emotional health, social health, injury prevention and risk reduction, policies, and training.