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WSU 4-H Know Your Government receives state award

  Participants at a past conference discuss a bill that would change high school graduation requirements.     OLYMPIA, Wash. – 4-H Know Your Government has been selected as one of five distinguished programs to receive the 2013 Colleen Willoughby Youth Civic Education Award. The statewide award, presented by CityClub of Seattle, recognizes a commitment […]

Students aim high in new 4-H after-school program

    TACOMA – In Washington State, 31 percent of youth in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade take care of themselves after the school day ends.  After-school programs keep kids safe, help working families and inspire learning. On Oct. 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Portland Avenue Resource Center will celebrate the opening […]

Extension’s Eco-Stewardship Program honored

WENATCHEE – Connecting at-risk youth with the natural environment and the life skills that go along with that has earned WSU Extension’s 4-H Eco-Stewardship Program recognition from National 4-H Headquarters. Directed by WSU Chelan County Extension educator Kevin Powers, the 4-H Eco-Stewardship Program has been named a 4-H Program of Distinction in the Natural Resource […]

WSU Vancouver to host P.A.C.E. Youth Conference

WSU Vancouver is hosting the P.A.C.E. (Pre-Employment And Career Exploration) Youth Conference from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Co-sponsored by the WSU Vancouver Center for Youth Workforce Preparation and the Educational Service District 112 Youth Workforce Programs, conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend sessions, participate in group activities, meet with professionals […]