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4-H Fashion Revue Policies and Procedures
The purpose of the Fashion Revue Policies and Procedures Manual is to help you understand the process, objectives, and categories that are specific to 4-H Fashion Revue.
Feb 3, 2021 346-146(4H-476NP)
Virginia 4-H Fashion Revue/Clothing Record Feb 3, 2021 346-147 (4H-472NP)
4-H Fashion Revue Consumer Comparison Worksheet
Consumer Comparison is the consideration of two things with regard to some characteristics common to both, i.e. cost of garment, quality of construction, and care instructions. Using your Fashion Revue garment (constructed or selected), please make two comparisons with other similar garments. Check the garment that is your “best buy” choice.
Feb 3, 2021 346-148(4H-475NP)
4-H Fashion Revue Commentary Worksheet
This worksheet may be used to help write your commentary that will be read as you model before the judges. This worksheet does not have to be submitted with your written commentary for state competition.
Feb 1, 2021 346-149(4H-474NP)
4-H Fashion Revue Score Sheet Feb 3, 2021 346-150(4H-473NP)
Caring for Children I: Before Babysitting Apr 4, 2024 350-035
Caring for Children 2: Babysitting Basics Apr 4, 2024 350-045
Conducting 4-H Community Service Learning Projects Apr 4, 2024 384-160
4-H Presentations
A guide to 4-H presentations.
Mar 10, 2022 388-056 (4H-834NP)
4-H Presentations Jan 17, 2019 388-056 (4H-834NP)
4-H Presentations Tip Sheet Feb 1, 2021 388-061(4H-419NP)
4-H Presentations Scoring Aid Feb 3, 2021 388-062 (4H-717NP)
Information for Scoring 4-H Share-the-Fun Acts
Our primary objectives in the Share-the-Fun program are to encourage 4-H members to: 1) discover and develop their talents and 2) to develop confidence in self and performing before others. This score sheet is designed to have judges evaluate 4-H members’ performances, give members feedback to assist with their continuous development, and assist in the selection of acts that can be used in an exciting, entertaining variety show.
Jun 18, 2020 388-064(4H-423NP)
4-H Public Speaking Score Sheet Feb 3, 2021 388-066 (4H-399NP)
4-H Photography Contest Score Sheet Jun 5, 2014 4H-292NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Chicken Barbecue Apr 7, 2021 4H-35NP (4H-425NP)
State 4-H Areas Of Competition Mar 7, 2017 4H-415NP (4H-739)
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Presentations Feb 3, 2021 4H-420NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Public Speaking
Public Speaking challenges the contestants to develop and deliver a message that informs, influences or entertains an intended audience. They will plan and deliver a speech with an effective beginning, middle and conclusion. The audience, appropriate topic, purpose, research of supporting materials, and appropriate methods of delivery will be considered.
Feb 3, 2021 4H-421NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide-Share-the-Fun Feb 3, 2021 4H-424NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Turkey Barbecue Feb 3, 2021 4H-426NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Radio/Public Address
The Radio and Public Address contests provide 4-H youth with an opportunity to express themselves clearly,organize their ideas and have confidence. By competing in this contest, youth learn valuable life skills in effective communication that they will use throughout their lifetime.
Feb 3, 2021 4H-427NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Science Fair Presentation & Display
The Science Fair Presentation& Display Contest provides youth with the opportunity to communicate scientific experiment by using the scientific method.
Jun 18, 2020 4H-428NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide - Egg Preparation Demonstration Feb 3, 2021 4H-429NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide- Extemporaneous Speaking
Extemporaneous Speaking challenges contestants to think quickly and prepare a speech on an assigned topic with little preparation. Participants will draw three possible topics, choose one, prepare for 15-30 minutes, and then deliver a 2-5 minute speech response.
Feb 3, 2021 4H-471NP
Virginia 4-H Contest Guide- Fashion Revue
Fashion Revue is a contest that aims to increase youths’ knowledge of consumerism, textiles, and garment constructionwhile providing opportunities to express fashion trends and present themselves in an appropriate manner. Categories exist for purchased and constructed garments.
Feb 3, 2021 4H-477NP
Virginia 4-H Dog Project Record Book Feb 20, 2019 4H-8(4H-846P)
Self-Determined Horse Project Jul 15, 2021 406-107 (4H-567P)
Lawn Care: Hand Tools Safety
Many hand tools such as shovels, hoes, rakes, trimmers, and pruners are widely used in lawn care and landscaping. While these tools appear to be harmless, when used improperly, they can cause injuries that sometimes require medical treatment. In 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported nearly 205,000 cases of injuries and/or illnesses resulting from the use of hand tools.
Jan 30, 2024 BSE-40NP (BSE-98P)
Lawn Care: Powered Hand Tool Safety
In addition to mowers and hand tools, several powered hand tools such as string trimmers, lawn edgers, hedge trimmers, and leaf blowers are widely used in landscaping work. These machines can be dangerous if they are used improperly. A past study has shown that string trimmers and edgers alone cause more than 4,600 injuries that require emergency room treatment each year. About one-third of these cases are eye injuries.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-41NP (BSE-97P)
Lawn Care: Rotary Mower Safety
Rotary mowers are very useful types of equipment, but they are dangerous, with the potential to cause serious injuries. Their blades rotate at a high speed of 2,000 to 4,000 revolutions per minute. The equivalent speed at the blade tip or the speed of debris thrown by the mower blade may range from 100 to 200 miles per hour. In order to prevent serious injuries, the operator should be able to disengage the blade and turn the engine off quickly.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-42NP (BSE-96P)
Lawn Care: Tractor Safety
Most tractors used in landscaping, lawn care, and golf course maintenance are compact tractors in the 20 to 40 horsepower range. Although these tractors are considerably smaller than farm tractors, they are susceptible to the same types of accidents, with potential for serious injuries or deaths. Causes for such serious accidents are often the same in both cases, and therefore, the steps to take to avoid the accidents are the same.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-43NP (BSE-100P)
Lawn Care: Utility-Type Vehicle Safety
Utility-type vehicles are popular, multipurpose equipment used for different applications in the lawn care industry. Their hauling capability and versatility have increased their popularity, and they are widely used in rural, suburban, and urban settings for a variety of lawn care, agricultural, construction, and industrial applications.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-44NP (BSE-99P)
Guidelines for Protecting Youth Workers: Promote Safe Practices and Protect Youth Workers
The goal of this training guide is to reduce the number of accidents and related injuries among the youth workers in the green industry by making workplaces safer. This guide is primarily for employers or supervisors of youth workers in the green industry. In addition to familiarizing the employers/supervisors with the regulations associated with hiring youth workers, the guide discusses the steps they can take to make their work environments safer. It also covers the responsibilities of guardians and youth workers for making workplaces safer.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-46NP (BSE-314P)
Rotary Mowers Safety: Lawncare Training Guide
Mowing lawns continues to be one of the most popular summer job opportunities for youth given the affordable cost and ease in operation of most rotary mowers. However, easy access and widespread use of mowers often creates a false sense of security among the users of these machines. Data from a seven-year period (1996-2003) showed the highest rate of hospitalization from lawn mower injuries was for youth workers ages 15 to 19. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that more than 37,000 riding mower injuries occurred from 2003 through 2005 alone. During the same period, there were 95 fatalities due to riding mower tip-over. The purpose of this training guide is to reduce the number of mower accidents and injuries by familiarizing young workers with rotary mowers and their safe operation.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-47P (BSE-315P)
Tractor Safety: Lawn Care Training Guide, Safe Use of Tractors
Tractors are versatile equipment used in a variety of jobs ranging from hauling goods to lawn care to agriculture. While they are extremely versatile, they can be very dangerous unless they are used with care following safe practices. Accidents resulting in fatalities and severe injuries are very common during tractor use. The National Safety Council estimated that approximately 36 percent of all the agricultural fatalities in 1997 involved a tractor. Published data also show that farm accidents cause more than 100 deaths and about 2,600 serious injuries among children annually. Tractors account for about 41 percent of the accidental deaths among children under 15 years of age. In spite of these convincing data, a large number of operators continue to follow unsafe practices that can cause serious accidents.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-48P (BSE-321P)
Utility Type Vehicles: UTV Maintenance and Safe Use Lawn Care Training Guide
Utility type vehicles (UTVs) are popular equipment used in a variety of settings, including the lawn care industry. Their hauling capacity and versatility have increased their popularity, and they are widely used in rural, suburban, and urban settings for a variety of lawn care, agricultural, construction, and industrial applications. Considering that UTVs are widely used in the green industry, it is extremely important that young workers in the industry become familiar with the safe operation of UTVs. The purpose of this training guide is to familiarize young workers with the safe use of UTVs.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-49P (BSE-264P)
Powered Hand Tools Safety: Lawn Care Training Guide
In addition to rotary mowers, many powered hand tools such as string trimmers, lawn edgers, hedge trimmers, and leaf blowers are widely used in lawn care. While these devices are very useful in making jobs easier and more efficient, they can be dangerous if used without proper training and care. In 1989 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that power lawn trimmers and edgers alone have caused about 4,600 injuries annually that required medical attention. About one-third of these were eye-related.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-50P (BSE-322P)
Hand Tools Safety: Lawn Care Training Guide Hand Tool Care and Safe Use
Many hand tools such as rakes, shovels, and pruners are used widely in lawn care operations. While these non-powered tools are not known to cause major injuries, they have the potential for injuries that may require absence from work and/or medical assistance when they are used improperly.
Jan 29, 2024 BSE-51P (BSE-323P)
Internationalizing the Land Grant Mission: Lessons from Senegal Aug 4, 2023 CSES-207P