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Health Project

The way you treat your body now will influence your health in the future. Discover the benefits to being fit and design your own personal fitness plan; explore hygiene and nutrition; or learn first aid skills such as how to treat cuts, nosebleeds, bee stings, broken bones, assemble a first aid kit; and interview members of the medical profession.

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To view county or local club events, visit the county website.

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Minnesota State Fair

4-H plays a pivotal role in youth development and public education at the Minnesota State Fair. More than 7,000 4-H youth have the opportunity to interact with the public and educate fairgoers through 4-H exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and 4-H promotion. More info.

Level 1 learning goals:

Design a personal fitness plan and track it using your own fitness file. Discover benefits to being fit by practicing making decisions, speaking with others, and managing yourselves.

Level 2 learning goals:

Learn the importance of first aid as well as techniques for taking care of cuts and scrapes, nosebleeds, stings, burns, and other concerns.

Level 3 learning goals:

Learn habits for maintaining a healthy lifestyle including cleanliness, eating habits, and physical activity.

Other online resources

Contact

To get involved with the 4-H Health Project, contact your county 4-H office.

Carrie Ann Olson, Extension educator
olson166@umn.edu
320-589-1711

All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.


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