West Virginia University Extension Service experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities. The 4-H Program in Monongalia County reaches over 7,000 youth annually through community clubs, camps, school enrichment, and other programs. 4-H focuses on life skill development and teaches youth through three mission mandates- STEM, healthy living, and civic engagement.
Across the globe, 4-H is world leader in developing youths to become productive citizens and catalysts for positive change to meet the needs of a diverse and changing society. Through a focus on the four “Hs” of head, heart, hands and health, participating youths will learn to develop life skills and knowledge, build self-esteem and positive values, become more active citizens through service and adopt healthy habits. From science-based learning to historical lessons, 4-H cultivates tomorrow’s leaders and offers comprehensive growth for the whole family.
Learn more about the 4-H program in Monongalia County while taking part in a hands-on, STEM based learning activity. Youth will be asked to engineer their own flying machine and test it in the wind tunnel to see if it will fly.