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Life Skills Development

Personal and social skills needed by everyone in daily living. [NALT]

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Making Decisions

Cooperative Extension aims at providing science-based information to help various clientele groups make better decisions. EDIS publications here include basic introductions to decisionmaking using force-field analysis and an economic approach to valuing information; strategies for making financial decisions as a family or resolving ethical issues within a coalition; and 4-H curricula for developing decision-making skills in youth.


The determination of the objectives or goals of an enterprise and the selection, through a systematic consideration of alternatives, of the policies, programs and procedures for achieving them.

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4-H Clubs and Events Encourage Youth To Learn Life Skills

Gus KoernerMay 22nd, 2024All of the programs, projects, and events in our 4-H program are intended to encourage youth to learn life skills. For example: in our fair, we encourage record keeping; in archery, we teach personal safety; and in our camps, we practice cooperation. Life Skills The main goal of the 4-H program is to help young […]

Heart of 4-H: Cultivating Gratitude in Youth

ambernorrisMay 9th, 2024Gift giving occasions can teach youth the benefits of gratitude. These adults may be someone the youth may want to thank.  Many times, around holidays and special occasions we buy gifts for others to show our gratitude.  You may ask yourself, “how can youth give gifts to show their appreciation if they do not have […]

Kindness Rocks in Clay County

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