Essay Contest — allows 4-Hers
to use their writing and research skills in developing
an essay on a beekeeping related topic. Cash awards
are available to winners on the national level.
Washington Focus — offers senior 4-H'ers
the opportunity to experience hands on learning while
having fun in our nation's capitol. Delegates stay at
the National 4-H Center and tour many of the national
monuments and tourist attractions around Washington, D.C.
is a great way to learn about national government through
interaction. The workshops, assemblies, and committees
assignments bring citizenship to life.
Dairy Promotion Contest — is
sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association
(SUDIA) and provides opportunties for 4-H members to build
skills in project areas such as communications, leadership/citizenship,
comsumer science, health/fitness, dairy foods, and food/nutrition.
Poster Contest — 4-H'ers
get to show off their artisitc talents in this annual
contest sponosored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry
Quiz Bowl — an exciting, competitive
activity designed to test
4-H'ers' knowledge of dairy cattle and the dairy industry.
The event is held in conjunction
with the June Dairy Month Kick Off luncheon.
Electric Camp — is
a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity for
young people enrolled in grades 6-7.
The camp features learning centers staffed by electric
High 4-H Academic Conference — provides
junior high 4-H'ers the opportunity to receive intensive
training in their project area under the supervision of
UT specialists and to explore related career opportunities.
||LifeSkills — is a
program for junior high
youth enrolled in 4-H. The LifeSkills regional judging
of centers that incorporate various subjects in Family
and Consumer Sciences.
||LifeSmarts — is an educational opportunity that develops the consumer and marketplace knowledge and skills of teenagers in a fun way and rewards them for this knowledge. LifeSmarts, run as a game show style competition, is open to all teens in the USA in the 9th through the 12th grade. Teams of teens compete online and in state matches, with the state winners going to the regional and national competition to vie for the national LifeSmarts title. Players win prizes such as savings bonds, products, certificates, t-shirts, hats, and other items.
4-H Congress —
is a recognition event for Tennessee's state project achievement
winners. Congress is held in Atlanta, Georgia and offers
delegates the opportunity to learn news skills, experience
Atlanta's culture and make new friends from across the
Arts Troupe — is a group of vivacious high
school teens who love to sing and dance! Each year the
troupe performs a variety of themed shows for conferences,
conventions and various public events across the state.
Visit the Web site to learn how to become a member or
book a show.
— junior high and senior 4-H members have the opportunity
to portray their 4-H involvement on film through the 4-H
Photo Search activity.
Poster Art Contest — offers 4-H
members the opportunity to display their artistic
talents through contests conducted at their local
club meetings. Contestants can advance to win county,
4-H Roundup — is
a yearly event that recognizes the outstanding project
work and leadership accomplishments of senior 4-H members.
4-H Sheep Conference —
a family conference designed for those who want to learn
about the 4-H sheep project. This two-day event held at
Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville provides hands on learning
experiences, as well as opportunities to meet and make
new sheep friends from across the state.
4-H Target SMART Camp — for young people enrolled in grades 5-12, this camp
appropriate skills to succeed in a variety of shooting
sports and related areas such as archery, riflery, shotgun
use, muzzle loading, and outdoor skills. Programs emphasize
safety, correct form, and responsible use.
Shooting Sports — a volunteer-led program that teaches life skills through shooting sports. Youth learn safety and shooting techniques in the disciplines of shotgun, rifle, archery, muzzleloader, and hunting. This program is affiliated with National 4-H Shooting Sports.
Summer Camps — there
are a variety of summer camps available for young people
in 4th to 12th grades.
4-H Congress — 4-H'ers experience the day-to-day
functioning of state government by assuming the roles
of state representatives and senators.