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State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: fourh@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/4h

Healthy Living

4-H healthy living programs for children include activities and educational programs emphasizing health and fitness while having fun. Programs range from gardening, to preparing nutritious snacks, to incorporating activities designed to keep participants physically fit at club meetings, camps and afterschool programs.

Healthy living is a 4-H National mission mandate focused on engaging youth and families to be physically, socially, and emotionally healthy. 4-H provides adult leaders and volunteers with quality materials and projects in nutrition, food preparation, fitness, and safety so 4-H members can be healthy and active.

Healthy Living programs for 2013 focus on teaching how to prepare and cook nutritious meals; increase fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy consumption; and decrease fat, sugar, salt and calorie intake. The “Think Your Drink” campaign strives to reduce sugar and calorie intake and redirect young people from poor food choices to healthy fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy foods.
Teen Advocates for Healthy Living (TAHL) New program. Apply now!
Join Teen Advocates for Healthy Living and earn a stipend!
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Healthy Club Challenge
Join the 4-H Healthy Club Challenge. It’s easy and fun!
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Healthy Living with Challenged Youth
Community gardens, nutrition, cooking, food preservation with challenged teens.
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HEAL Idaho
Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Idaho
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Healthy Living Projects
Resources for cooking, nutrition, food preservation, food science and keeping healthy.
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4-H Healthy Living Resources and Programs
Improving the physical well-being of children and youth.
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HEAL Idaho

Healthy Eating, Active Living Idaho

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Seeds for Change

Lance Ellis offers gardening classes to juvenile offenders and prisoners. More