Life Skill Development Resources

Chaperone Policies and Procedures

Description: This training module covers roles, expectations and best practices when chaperoning young people on trips, retreats and at events.

Link to training  or contact Becky Harrington

View Training Handouts in Google Drive

Length of training: 35 minutes

Authors: Kia Harries, Carrie Olson, Deb Hadley, Eric Vogel

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Creating a Welcoming 4-H Environment

Description: Being part of a group, where youth feel welcomed and respected is a priority in 4-H club and group environments. A welcoming environment results in young people who are actively engaged and feel valued. This training covers four parts of a welcoming environment: safety, support, interaction, and engagement.

Link to training or contact Becky Harrington

Length of training: 30 minutes

View Training Handouts in Google Drive

Authors: Barb Piehl and Judith Conway

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Engaging Teens/Older 4-H Youth

Description: Attention to making youth programs fun, interesting, welcoming and encouraging to young people in our 4-H Youth Development programs is important but not enough. This session, co-developed and delivered by youth and adult volunteers, will provide insight, tools, and resources volunteers can use to more effectively engage and meet the needs of teen members, a common challenge in youth programs.

Contact Becky HarringtonRachelle Vettern, or Kandi O’Neil

Additonal Resources

View Training Handouts in Google Drive

Length of training: 90 minutes

Authors: Becky Harrington, University of Minnesota; Kandi O’Neil, University of Wisconsin; Brenda Shafer, University of Minnesota; Rachelle Vettern, North Dakota State University

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4-H Project Leaders…Where the Action Starts

Description: 4-H offers young people a large menu of projects, and for our members, projects are the most important part of 4-H. Members plan them, carry them out, and look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate their learning in various ways for the community. This training will address the knowledge, skills and resources volunteers need to be successful in their project leader roles.

Link to training or contact Becky Harrington

View Training Handouts in Google Drive

Length of training: 30 minutes

Authors: Becky Harrington, Anne Stevenson, Brenda Shafer, Kari Robideau, Joe Courneya

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The Heart of Community

Description: This e-Forum session provides methods for volunteers and youth to collectively engage in positive contributions to their home communities.

 Link to Part 1 and Part 2 of training or contact Caty JohnstonPat McGlaughlin, or Rachelle Vettern

Additional Resources

View Training Handouts in Google Drive

Length of training: approximately 77 minutes

Authors: Cathy Johnston, University of Nebraska Pat McGlaughlin, University of Illinois Rachelle Vettern, North Dakota State University

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