4-H Participants and Youth
The ACE Virtual Center is an online resource designed to help prepare the next generation for careers in agriculture.
Explore the resources provided below to understand the importance of agricultural systems across Maryland. Learn more about the STEM related opportunities offered to help youth become more involved in experiential learning activities surrounding agricultural careers.
Experiential Learning Highlights
Market to Mealtime
A Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) program designed to teach children about the local food system.
Check out the article on Market to Mealtime in AGNR's MomentUM Magazine, pages 6-7.
A teen-leadership experience that fosters civil discourse and community action. The 4-H forum engages a group of Maryland Youth to deliberate about important issues/community needs.
Watch this video to see the 4-H Issue Forum in action.
4-H Robotics Camp
Robotics has become a special part of the 4-H program with several opportunities to get involved. This robotics camp was dedicated to children in military families. There is also an organized, statewide robotics challenge, with the finalists competing against each other at the Maryland State Fair.
Learn more about Maryland 4-H Robotics programs.
Healthy Animals, Healthy YOUth
Zoonoses Education Project for Youth in Agriculture which focuses on introducing people to safe animal handling, proper hygiene, and how to limit the transfer of pathogens between humans and animals.
Read the full article on this UME Education Project.