Many 4-Hers participate in various outdoor and recreational opportunities, including running, biking and kayaking clubs, shooting sports, hiking, and an array of camping opportunties.
4-H Outdoor Education Resources
4-H Youth Development Program ResourceNestled in the Eola Hills and just 8 miles away from downtown Salem, the Oregon 4-H Center has been offering educational, camping, and conference services since 1968. Please check out this resource for facility pictures and reservation details.
4-H Shooting Sports Resources
Necessary rules and guidelines to participate in the State Shooting Sports Contest; 2018
4-H Youth Development Program ResourceThis contest guide provide all rules and information necessary to participate in the Oregon 4-H State Shooting Sports contest.
Oregon 4-H Shooting Sports Newsletter
NewsletterThe focus of all 4-H programs is the development of youth as individuals and as responsible and productive citizens. In the Shooting Sports Program, youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of firearms, the principles of hunting and archery, and much more. The activities of the program and the support of caring adult leaders provide young people with opportunities to develop life skills, self-worth, and environmental stewardship.
4-H Shooting Sports Project Resources
OSU Extension CatalogThe 4-H Shooting Sports Advancement Guide is designed to accommodate youth participating in one or more of the shooting sports disciplines supported by the state 4-H program. The guide consists of a series of steps that allows 4-H members to set goals and learn at their own speed.
OSU Extension CatalogThis guide helps youth learn the sport of hunting with dogs. It provides "learn by doing" activities that teach basic sporting dog training methods, including basic obedience, training for the field, and training in the field. It also includes an overview of sporting dog training equipment.
4-H Bicycle Project
The 4-H Bicycle Project is a great way to get involved in a fun and active way! You can map your own route to the world of cycling and gain the confidence to navigate whatever comes your way. Bicycling is a path to independence, from the first ride and tire patch, to organizing your own bicycle ride event!
4-H Bicycle curriculum can be found in Shop 4-H.
All Terrain Vehicle Resources
Experience Oregon's natural resources first-hand navigating the countless miles of trails on all terrain vehicles (ATV). Youth ages 9 to 19 can explore Oregon with the ATV project.
All 4-H ATV leaders are required to complete an Online Safety Education Class and Oregon ATV Safety Youth Rider Endorsement Program Instructor training. All youth ages 9 to 19 are required to complete an Online Safety Education course and youth ages 9 to 15 are also required to complete a hands-on ATV evaluation.
Please use these resources to learn more about the ATV safety requirements for both young people and adults. If you are interested in starting a 4-H ATV club in your area, please contact Dr. David J. White.
4-H Aquatic Ecology and Angler Project Resources
OSU Extension CatalogThe Aquatic Ecology and Sportfishing Advancement Program guide consists of a series of steps that allows 4-H members to set personal goals and learn at their own speed.
OSU Extension CatalogAfter playing this board game, learners will be able to explain the water cycle, list some of the places on Earth that water is stored, and understand that the Earth's water supply is finite.The game board is designed to print on 11 x 17 inch paper. Print a smaller version on 8.5 x 11 inch paper...
4-H Entomology Project Resources
4-H Youth Development Event
4-H Youth Development Event