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Stay at Home 4-H Activity Resources and Activities

Check out this page for an updated list of 4-H activities and resources to use while we stay at home!

Extension Service Outdoor School

Every Friday starting March 27th, Extension Service Outdoor School will share a curated set of activities that you can use to engage students with the natural world while respecting 'Stay Home, Save Lives'. 

Follow OSU Extension Service Outdoor School on Twitter (@OROutdoorschool) or Facebook (@OROutdoorschool), where we will be sharing nature observations, online explorations, and journaling prompts. You can also check our Educational Resources webpage, which we will update every Friday with the latest installment.

Junior Beavs Kids Club

Oregon State Athletics is excited to announce new features for Jr. Beavs Kids Club members during this unprecedented time. Members will receive special engagement opportunities through the Learning Lodge, presented by Your Local Toyota Dealers, with OSU Athletics personnel through physical and mental activities.

Join the Jr. Beavs Kids Club

Careers in Science Investigation (CSI) Webinar Series

Calling all middle school and high school teachers (grades 6-12)! We are moving our CSI online and we need your help to getting the word out to your students. We will be using a series of webinars to connect students LIVE with professionals working in marine science. Participants will be able to ask questions and engage with researchers from the comfort of their living room! Webinars are currently scheduled for Wednesday, April 15 and Wednesday April 29 at 4 pm. There may be more offerings, so stay tuned. The cost is FREE and pre-registration is required. More information about the presenters and registration is available on our Career Day Website.

Resources for Educators

Find resources and curriculum that help you bring meaningful STEM/CTE education into your online classrooms on the For Educators page of the Oregon Coast STEM Hub website. Check out the Live Events Calendar to see if there is a fun and engaging opportunities to share with your students. We are actively updating resources, so be sure to check back regularly.

“Living Room Learning”

Join Nebraska 4-H each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 2pm CT/1pm MT to complete an activity from the comfort of your own home. Living Room Learning is targeted toward youth in grades 3-5 (along with their parents/caretakers!) and will provide a hands-on virtually guided activity where youth will learn more about healthy living, science, technology, and more! Each session, led by Nebraska Extension faculty/staff from across the state, will last approximately 30 minutes in length and will focus on a new activity that can be completed with materials found at home. Youth do not need to be current 4-H members to participate; Living Room Learning is a FREE program brought to you by Nebraska 4-H Youth Development. Register now at! Not able to join? On-demand recordings will be made available following the live session. #NE4H #UNLExtension

4‑H at Home: Environment, Healthy Living & STEM

Are you looking for fun and educational activities to keep your kids busy and engaged at home? Each week, 4‑H will be sharing four at-home learning resources from 4‑H programs across the country. Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people.

Check out 4-H at Home Activities HERE

Apr 1 - May 30, 2020 Activity Guide

4-H at Home | 4-H en Casa

Fun and educational weekly magazine | Revista divertida y educativa semanal

Greetings, 4-H Families! This booklet is a gift from 4-H to you and your friends. In this booklet you will find activities to entertain the whole family. We encourage you to engage your children in these fun and educational recreational activities. We hope this will help our communities grow to be healthy and happy. On the back page you can find our contact information. Feel free to reach out to us!

¡Saludos, familias de 4-H! Este folleto es un regalo de 4-H para usted y sus amigos. En este folleto encontrará actividades para entretener a toda la familia. Lo alentamos a involucrar a sus hijos en estas divertidas y educativas actividades recreativas. Esperamos que esto ayude a nuestras comunidades a crecer saludables y felices. En la ultima página puede encontrar nuestra información de contacto. ¡No dude en comunicarse con nosotros!

Link to Guide: April 12 - April 19, 2020 Activity Guide

Link to Guide: Apr 5 - April 11, 2020 Activity Guide

Tucker the Dog Companion Guide to the April 5 4-H Weekly Activity Guide


GORP (Guide and Outfitter Recognized Professional) certification

Here is an offering from Miles Phillips on the Southern Oregon Coast.  The GORP (Guide and Outfitter Recognized Professional) is a certification credential for anyone that is thinking about a career in the outdoor guiding or recreation field.  The program is an Extension program that is normally a $239 offering…Miles is offering it for free, for a limited time.

We encourage any youth that is interested in the outdoor service industry to take advantage of this educational opportunity, and receive a certification as well.

GORP Flyer

GORP Registration

Latino Youth Outreach: Best Practices Toolkit

This Latino Youth Outreach: Best Practices Toolkit published by National 4­H Council and the Latino Advisory Committee Members. It has best practices and input from 4-H and partners from all over the US.

Link to Toolkit

Common Sense Media: Resources for Families During the the Coronavirus Pandemic

Navigate social distancing and school closures with quality media and at-home learning opportunities for your kids. 

Link Here

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More Activities

Check out this video for fun dog ideas! You can do these from home. :) Five Things You Can Do With Your Dog! 

This video contains fun activities you can do with magazines on hand! Five Things You Can Do With Magazines!

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