University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

4-H & Youth

4-H Programs in School

4-H in-school programs provide for the 4-H model of programming to be conducted during the school day. Often these classes are offered as a school enrichment segment within the school curriculum and can provide an opportunity for enhanced programming not currently made available such as digital photography, robotics, global positioning systems and other topics.

In School Programs

    2013 Embryology Information (PDF)

    4-H Embryology is a school enrichment program that delivers life skills education through public, private, and home schools using hands-on learning. UVM Extension provides curricula and fertile eggs at minimal cost to the teacher/s, along with instructions on how to implement the program. Incubators may be purchased through the program independently. Currently, over 100 classrooms throughout the state participate in this educational enrichment activity. Students not only learn science skills, but also math and writing skills.

    For more information, please contact Martha Manning, 4-H Educator for Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, St. Albans Extension Office, 1-(800)-639-2130 or (802)-524-6501,

Health Rocks! Factsheet (PDF)

Health Rocks! is an innovative program for students in grades 4, 5 and 6 that emphasizes smoking, alcohol, and drug use prevention while helping youth learn skills such as decision-making, critical thinking, and stress management.

Last modified April 08 2014 10:31 AM