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Wyoming 4-H Youth Development Program

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What is the 4-H Military Programming?

4-H National Headquarters at USDA is pleased to have established formal partnerships with Army Child, Youth and School Services, Air Force Airman and Family Services and Navy Family Readiness to support positive youth development education for youth whose parents are serving in the military.  In Wyoming, the 4-H Military Partnership is grant funded and serves youth at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, WY, as well as geographically dispersed youth throughout the state.

As Military Families move frequently and experience the difficulties surrounding lengthy and frequent deployments, 4-H provides predictable programming and a safe and nurturing environment for military kids. National 4-H Headquarters relies upon the Land Grant University Extension System across the country to build strong partnerships with Army, Air Force, Navy, National Guard and Reserve entities in order to provide technical assistance and training for military staff and to establish 4-H Clubs for Military youth living on and off installation.  In addition, 4-H seeks to serve those children whose parents are serving in the National Guard and Reserve and live in communities with little or no military presence.

Upcoming Events

March 18, 2016Laramie County Military Youth Essay Contest submission deadline. Open to military youth of Laramie County in grades 4-8. 

April 6, 2016Month of the Military Child Kick-Off, Storey Gym Cheyenne, WY 

April 8-10, 2016Tween Babysitting Retreat, Haven on the Rock Camp, Ft. Laramie **Military Youth FREE registration**

April 15, 2016- Purple Up! Day, wear purple to show support for military youth in Wyoming! 

April 22, 2016- Spring MOMC Celebration, FE Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne

To find out more about the events occurring in each county, please contact the county 4-H Educator. Contact information can be found HERE.

Helpful Links

National 4-H Military Partnership
2014 Wyoming 4-H Military Partnership Report
2013 Wyoming 4-H Military Partnership Report
2012 Wyoming 4-H Military Partnership Report
2011 Wyoming 4-H Military Partnership Report
National 4-H Military Partnership Reports

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