Projects & Activities

4-H Projects & Activities

Project and Activity Opportunities
Throughout the year 4-H Newsletters and Club Managers Newsletters will offer special opportunities and/or make changes on activities and dates. READ these materials to keep up on the latest in 4-H.

The 4-H Opportunities Link provides a lot of information on major 4-H opportunities. Also, contact your club managers and the Extension Office for more information or answers to your questions.

What is a 4-H project?
To complete a 4-H project, a 4-H member should have a minimum of six learning experiences. This can include individual study and group activities such as tours, workshops and project meetings–anywhere that skills and knowledge are gained. Parents/leaders work with the members to assist them in the learning experiences. Major projects in Fort Bend County include:

Beef
Citizenship
Clothing & Textiles
Consumer Life Skills
Family Life Education
Food & Nutrition
Goats
Horse
Housing
Poultry
Rabbits
Range Science
Sheep
Shooting Sports
Swine

Other projects available include:

Automotive
Bicycle
Dairy Cattle
Dog Care & Training
Electric
Entomology
Field & Stream
Health
Horticulture
Leadership
Meat Science
Photography
Public Speaking
Recreation
Safety
Small Animals
Small Engines
Veterinary Medicine
Wildlife
Wood Science

Major Project Group Start
Food & Nutrition Project – September
Consumer Decision-Making – November
Clothing Project – January

To assist 4-Hers and leaders with projects, training sessions will be planned and conducted for these 4-H project groups. Training sessions for leaders and organization of project groups will be held during or just prior to the start-up month.

What is a 4-H Activity?
A 4-H activity is when you participate in an event or contest. Here are some of the major activities:

Food Shows
Livestock Shows
Horse Shows
Food Quiz Bowl
Bobwhite Brigade
4-H Day Camp
Prime Time (ages 9-13)
Spectra (ages 14-18)
Junior Leadership Lab
(ages 11-13)
Leadership LabĀ (14-18)
CDM Contests
Fashion Shows
Roundup Contests
Horse Quiz Bowl
Horse Judging Contests
Livestock Judging Contests
Shooting Sports Contests