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Growth of Bath County 4-H Programming through Adult Volunteer Training
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-15)
Adult volunteer involvement in 4-H programming is essential for the growth and stability of a community-based 4-H program. Adult volunteer’s needs must be met and quality training must be provided for both their comfort ...
Life Skills Develop through Participation in Youth Entrepreneurship Program
(Virginia Tech, 2013-12)
Entrepreneur and vocational programs are important in building workforce readiness skills in youth (Fields, Brown, Piechocinski, & Wells, 2012). Recent surveys have found that certain skills, including communications, ...
A Model for Collaborative Partnership: Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Local School System Support Financial Education Mandates
(Virginia Tech, 2014-05)
Extension professionals partner with other community agencies to meet common educational goals. Utilization of a collaborative model can aid in the organization of a collaborative effort. This paper highlights Rubin’s ...
Urban Agricultural Event
(Virginia Tech, 2012-12)
Many authors and researchers agree that our youth will benefit from learning about agriculture. “Agricultural literacy is an essential factor for continuing success of the nation. It is important to reach the population ...
Rockbridge 4-H: The Case of Boxerwood
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05)
I conducted an in-depth exploration of the partnership building process between Boxerwood and Rockbridge 4-H and identified specific partnership characteristics found within this collaborative relationship. Boxerwood ...
Effectiveness of Afterschool 4-H Enrichment Programs
(Virginia Tech, 2014-12)
The purpose of this project was to determine the effectiveness of afterschool 4-H enrichment programs to increase interest and participation in the Clarke County 4-H program. Ten of the youth program participants completed ...