ERIC Number: EJ647806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
From Threshers to Thrashers: In Montana, 4-H Takes a Modern Spin To Engage "Blue-Ribbon Kids."
Linik, Joyce Riha
Northwest Education, v7 n4 p8-13 Sum 2002
A 4-H skateboard club in Bozeman, Montana offers kids community service and educational opportunities as well as something to do after school. Adult and college-student volunteers teach a skateboarding curriculum and help kids fix boards and design ramps. Club members have learned public speaking, fundraising, city planning, and civic involvement while working toward a city skate park. (TD)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, After School Programs, Community Cooperation, Cross Age Teaching, Delinquency Prevention, Experiential Learning, Mentors, Recreational Activities, Youth Clubs
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