Experience hands-on active learning
4-H School Enrichment programs in New York State reach more than 63,500 youth annually, making this the most popular way 4-H programs are delivered to youth in the state.
Through collaboration with schools across the state, teachers and students in rural and urban districts have access to 4-H and land-grant university resources through curriculum, teaching aids, teacher trainings, special events and field trips.
This method of delivering life skills to youth in the classroom uses 4-H curriculum as part of daily class lessons or as an intensive all-day special event.
What topics are offered through school enrichment? 4-H lessons add spark to classrooms - resources are available on topics such as water, rockets, space, entomology, bees, civics, meteorology, financial planning, food science, exercise and fitness, leadership development, theater arts and world cultures. A vast array of curriculum and resources is available to New York schools because of the national 4-H network and research done at Cornell University. Some of the most popular curriculums include embryology, gardening, energy use, science and technology, environmental science.