ERIC Number: EJ1061280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
The 4-H Club Meeting: An Essential Youth Development Strategy
Cassels, Alicia; Post, Liz; Nestor, Patrick I.
Journal of Extension, v53 n1 Article 1FEA4 Feb 2015
The club meeting has served as a key delivery method for 4-H programming across the United States throughout its history. A survey of WV 4-H community club members reinforces the body of evidence that the 4-H club meeting is an effective vehicle for delivering positive youth learning opportunities within the umbrella of the Essential Elements of 4-H youth development programming. This article discusses the findings of the West Virginia study and addresses the delivery of effective 4-H club programming that incorporates the Essential Elements.
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Youth Opportunities, Meetings, Youth Clubs, Educational Strategies, Participant Satisfaction, Questionnaires, Mail Surveys, Gender Differences, Fundamental Concepts, Training Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: West Virginia