December 8, 2015
Michigan 4-H Guiding Principles for Positive Youth Development
Michigan 4-H sticks to some basic guiding principles that define how it approaches its work with youth. If you want to read the full document, you can download Michigan 4-H Guiding Principles as an Adobe PDF handout.
Here's the quick version.
Youth develop positive relationships with adults and peers.
Youth are physically and emotionally safe.
Youth are actively engaged in their own development.
Youth are considered participants rather than recipients in the learning process.
Youth develop skills that help them succeed.
Youth recognize, understand and appreciate multiculturalism.
Youth grow and contribute as active citizens through service and leadership.
Related Topic Areas
4-H Animal Science, 4-H Arts, 4-H Youth Entrepreneurship, 4-H Youth Money Management, 4-H Careers & Entrepreneurship, 4-H Environmental & Outdoor Education, 4-H Global & Cultural Education, 4-H Healthy Youth, 4-H Community Service & Service Learning, 4-H Leadership, Citizenship & Service, 4-H Life Skills, 4-H Science & Engineering, 4-H Volunteering & Mentoring, 4-H