K-3rd Grade Youth Program

Program Description:

The North Carolina K-3 rd Grade Youth Program uses a multi-state, interdisciplinary curriculum to promote developmentally appropriate, cooperative, and experiential learning which accelerates life-skill development and positive self-images.  

Target audience:
Youth 5 to 8 years of age, their parents, older teens and other volunteers

Goals and Objectives:
Children will:

  1. develop life-skills in social interaction, decision-making, health and physical fitness, and self-awareness,
  2. gain age-appropriate knowledge and learning experiences through curricula designed around the 4-H experiential learning model, and
  3. engage in activities that strengthen positive interactions with their parents and other adults

 Parents/Partners will:

  1. develop skills in planning, implementing and evaluating age-appropriate learning experiences for children 5 to 8, and
  2. increase and strengthen positive interactions with children as they make learning a cooperative activity

Contact:
Dr. Sekai Turner, 4-H Youth Development Specialist
Cooperative Extension Program
North Carolina A&T State University

(336) 285-4696
Email: sturner1@ncat.edu