University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Communications & Expressive Arts



  • Practice and develop communication, problem solving, and receiving, analyzing, and skills
  • Interpret verbal and nonverbal messages
  • Demonstrate effective written skills
  • Demonstrate effective public speaking
  • Use presentation aids to enhance the quality of spoken communication
  • Practice appropriate internet etiquette
  • Evaluate electronic communications
  • Interpret communication styles
  • Discover communication careers


  • Level 1 – Picking Up the Pieces 
  • Level 2 - Putting It Together 
  • Level 3 – The Perfect Fit 
  • Group Activity Helper’s Guide
  • Expressive Arts Curriculum COMING SOON! 


  • County Communications Contest
  • District Communications Contest
  • State Communications Day-4-H members who qualify at their county and district communications event (speech and demonstration contest) can attend the State 4-H Communications Day. This event is held annually in July on the University of Kentucky Campus.
  • Kentucky 4-H Performing Arts Troupe
  • State Fair Resume Contest
  • Club, County, District, State Officer