View South Dakota 4-H state and national event dates and deadline reminders. Check back regularly throughout the 4-H year for updates and new information.
One of the most critical skills any scientist or engineer must have is the ability to communicate effectively. Scientific discovery is only beneficial if it can be effectively communicated to the public, other researchers, and engineers.
The 4-H Science of Agriculture will engage youth in exploring and developing science-based solutions to agricultural problems they have identified in their communities. 4-Hers will work on teams of 3-4 youth, in sixth grade and above.
The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development newsletter is your source for South Dakota 4-H events and deadlines, volunteer resources, youth development tools and updates from our great programs around the state.
The 2018 Shooting Sports season opened for most counties on January 3, 2018. View the 2018 entry deadlines, courses of fire, and qualification scores to be eligible for this year's Spring State Shoot in Ft. Pierre, SD April 27–29, 2018.
The Black Hills Stock Show® Youth Day is held each year in Rapid City, South Dakota.
The 4-H motto is ‘learn by doing’; but ‘doing’ includes so much more than just a once and done activity. Doing refers to the full process of completing a project – experiencing, sharing, understanding, relating, applying, recording, and reflecting. The act of recording in a notebook offers yet another layer of learning by providing an opportunity to reflect on what was done, what was learned, and engage youth in thinking about what’s next.
Our world is ever-evolving as new technologies and processes are developed to resolve issues and simplify tasks. These new developments and inventions are often credited to engineers, but what is an engineer? By pure definition an engineer is 'the maker of an engine'.
Do you avoid going outside in the winter months because you hate being cold? I used to, too. When a friend told me there is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing choices, it stopped me in my tracks.
The South Dakota 4-H State Finals Rodeo is held each year in Fort Pierre on the Stanley County Fairgrounds. Youth qualify for the South Dakota 4-H State Finals Rodeo, through competition and placing at regional rodeos held throughout SD.