4-H Summer of Discovery: Weekly Topics

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    4-H Summer of Discovery: Weekly Topics

     

     Our 4-H At-Home Summer of Discovery series will keep you engaged and learning all summer long. Each weekly theme provides a full curriculum with activities to learn, do, and experience.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

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    Week 1: June 7 - 13, 2020 - Discover Gardening! This week explore plants, develop sustainable gardening practices, and learn self-sufficiency through home gardening with “farm” to table meals. Our Discover 4-H curriculums offer a wide array of for all ages.  From learning the parts of the plant for our Cloverbud members, to developing an at home composting system for our Senior youth. In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme. Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!  

     

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    Week 2: June 14 - 20, 2020 - Discover Travel! Don’t let COVID keep you at home, enjoy an outing with these staycation curriculums and travel to ancient lands and cultures!  Explore the pharaohs of Egypt or climb to the top of Manchu Pichu or try your hand at mummification or go on an African safari – you can do all this from the comfort of your home.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK! 

     

    Sod Healthy Living BannerWeek 3: June 21 -27, 2020- Discover Healthy Living! Are you feeling the COVID-19, pounds that is?  No worries, this week we are getting ourselves into shape and practicing healthy habits.  Learn how to make healthy snacks, get fit with new activities, and find your center with spa and relaxation activities.  Get moving with our 4 for 4-H Healthy Living Challenge!  Get moving 4 days a week for 4 weeks, log your miles walked or ran and the participant with the most miles logged in each age category wins a FitBit. In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

    Sod Emergency Preparedness BannerWeek 4: June 28 - July 4, 2020 - Discover Emergency Preparedness! Are you ready?  Whether it is a Zombie attack, natural disaster or a family emergency; being ready is critical to family safety.  This week we focus on being prepared.  Our Discover 4-H curriculums provide the basis for creating a family plan, making sure you are ready “just in case” while camping, and being ready at home for just about anything – including a pandemic! In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

    great outdoors bannerWeek 5: July 5 -11, 2020 - Discover the Great Outdoors! Get to know our planet.  Our amazing world is a delicate balance of ecosystems. This week spend your time discovering forces that change our landscapes, the power of the sun, the bugs that thrive in our environment, and so much more.  Take time this week to learn and explore your local outdoor locations watching for geologic formations, signs of critters, and enjoying the wonders of our world.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

    sod crafts and sewing bannerWeek 6: July 12 - 18, 2020 - Discover Crafts and Sewing! FaLaLaLaLa … It is Christmas in July!  Get a jump start on your holiday preparations with these fun activities linked to our Discover 4-H curriculums.  Whether it is a gift for a sibling, parent, or simply someone you care about or making new holiday decorations these craft ideas have you covered.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK! 

     

    Sod Animals BannerWeek 7: July 19 - 25, 2020 - Discover Animals! Dogs, and cats, and cows, and sheep, OH MY! You don’t have to be an “animal kid” to explore the 4-H animal programs.  Take this week and learn about our animal friends and engage in another side of 4-H or delve deeper into your favorite project area.  Don’t forget Utah 4-H has a virtual small animal club; give the club a try this summer.   In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!  

     

    sod food science bannerWeek 8: July 26 -  August 1, 2020 - Discover Food Science! Food, food, glorious food.  Roll up your sleeves, don your apron, and get busy in the kitchen with some fun kitchen science or hone your decorating skills.  This week we explore getting creative in the kitchen with edible science, cake or cupcake decorating, and so much more. In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!

     

    Sod Space BannerWeek 9: August 2 - 8, 2020 - Discover Space! Space, the final frontier.  These are the voyages of the starship Utah County 4-H.  You don’t need to be a Trekkie or a Star Wars fan to enjoy this week of learning as you discover all about space.  Each Discover 4-H curriculum provides hours of fun as you explore astronomy, learn about aerodynamics and flight.  In addition, 4-H Online Fair Exhibition ideas are identified with each weekly theme.  Try something new and see if you find a SPARK!