Overview 

Kentucky 4-H believes that all youth should have opportuntiies for positive youth development in our four guiding concepts:  mastery, belonging, independence, and generosity. Global Educational opportunities allow youth to experience life outside of their community or share their culture with other students. Contact your county extension office for more information (link).


Curriculum

4-H Backpack to Adventure:  Youth Leaders in a Global World

4-H Back to Adventure:  Youth Leaders in a Global World is designed for adult and teen volunteers, parents and, professionals and others to use in working with young people aged 9 to 19 to develop the knowledge and skills they need to become youth leaders in an interconnected, global environment.  (134 pages)   Intended user:  adult and teen volunteers, professionals

Source: Contact State 4-H Office – Mark Mains

Michigan State University 4-H Youth Development          4H1643             FREE

WeConnect:  A Global Youth Citizenship Curriculum

WeConnect is a program model and curriculum designed to show youth that they are participants of a global society, inspiring a sense of understanding and confidence in relating and connecting to other people.  (80 pages)   Intended user:  adult professionals and volunteers

Source: National 4-H Supply Service

4-H Mall            01501F             $20.99

Windows to Asian Cultures

This curriculum takes the facilitator and participants through a tour of East Asia and Southeast Asia through a variety of enjoyable and insightful activities.  Through the hands-on, age appropriate learning activities, the authors help participants discover new perspectives of life in other cultures.  This curriculum has been purchased from The University of Illinois Extension for use by agents in the Kentucky.  Download from the agent resource guide under “citizenship”. 

Source: Kentucky 4-H Agent Resource Guide; University of Illinois Extension       FREE


Events/Activities

State Contact:  Rachel Noble| rachel.noble@uky.edu | 859-218-0991

Updated 2/21/2017 REN