The 4-H Outdoor Education project provides you with the opportunity to learn skills such as camping, wildlife watching, shooting and hunting skills, and fire building. Participants may study and experience as much as their time and interest allows.
You will learn outdoor safety, decision making, outdoor ethics and more, as you try:
- camping and hiking
- wildlife watching
- shooting and hunting skills
- fire building and outdoor cooking
- canoe and kayaking
- outdoor safety and first aid
- outdoor navigation
The 4-H Outdoor Challenge consists of 10 events where teams compete to earn point for overall high point position. A team consists of exactly 2 members within the same age division and gender class. Teams compete in all 10 events during one weekend competition. Participants will learn and practice various outdoor education activities from fishing and shooting to camping and biologist skills. See the Outdoor Challenge Rules & Resources Guide for more information.
- Outdoor Challenge Rules & Resources Guide
- 2016 Outdoor Challenge Information (Contest held June 17-19, 2016)
The 4-H Roundup Wildlife Challenge covers material found within five 4-H Natural Resources projects: Wildlife Habitat Education Project (WHEP), the hunting & wildlife discipline in shooting sports, entomology, forestry, and sportfishing. Contestants will have the opportunity to explore all five of these projects while preparing for the challenge.