Rosamond 4H Club
4-H Youth Development focuses on enabling youth to reach their fullest potential as capable, caring, and contributing citizens. The 4-H Pledge highlights the development of the head, heart, hands, and health.
4-H is recognzied by its emblem, a four-leaf clover with the letter "H" in each leaf. The letters on the emblem represent Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. These form the foundation for ALL 4-H programs.
The 4-H Youth Development program encompasses the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of youth. The 4-H pledge helps to emphasize how youth grow and learn through 4-H.
Development of Head for Clearer Thinking . . .
Practicing skills to develop competent citizens.
i.e: Acquiring skills and knowledge in subject matter areas such as agriculture, family and consumer science, science and technology; developing leadership skills and fulfilling leadership roles; and exploring and evaluating career and job opportunities.
Development of Heart for Greater Loyalty . . .
Practicing skills to develop caring citizens.
i.e: Learning to respect and get along with people; developing volunteers as individuals and leaders for 4-H and the community; and participating in community affairs.
Development of Hands for Larger Service . . .
(social development )
Practicing skills to develop contributing citizens.
i.e Learning the value of community service; learning communication and teamwork skills; taking pride in workmanship, practicing "good work ethics"; and learning to value and appreciate diversity.
Development of Health for Better Living . . .
Practicing skills to develop capable citizens.
i.e: Developing a positive self image; using leisure time productively; and developing and practicing responsible environmental skills.
For . . .
The betterment of clubs, communities, the country, and the world.
Changing and improving our diverse society.
Strengthening family relationships, solving issues and problems, and developing life roles.