4-H & Month of the Military Child Carnival
Yigo, GUAM – On April 1, 2017, the 4-H Youth Development Outreach Program attended the Month of the Military Child at Anderson Airforce Base. The military has designated the month of April to recognize and show their appreciation to military families and their children. During this month, the military hosts events and activities for families based all around the world. The 4-H Program has a national partnership between USDA and the Military Youth Council. Our program works collaboratively with all US military instillations around the world. Through this initiative 4-H program’s core values, activities and influences with the youth by attending these events through our partnership. Families from all around the world are based on our island and all came out to attend this event with the opportunity to learn more about what our program can offer with a first-hand experience of what motivates us to strive for a better living, for our club, community, island and our world.
The 4-H Youth Development Outreach Program were able to engage and encourage greatly withyouth and their families from all around the world as they came to play 4-H’s DIY Ping Pong Toss. The game encouraged 4-H’s Life Skills Goal Setting, Social Skills, and Self-motivation. With so many fun and games 4-H chose a game that would help incorporate such Life Skills all while having fun and engaging with the 4-H Mentors. In our program, we believe in youth empowerment, we aim to be inspiration leaders to younger generations. At a vital age where they are eager to learn about new opportunities the Guam 4-H Program encourages their staff to give their all when working alongside all youth, their teachers and their families.