Are you looking for something wholesome and worthwhile for your child to experience? The benefits of 4-H are far-reaching and have life-long effects on development. Empowering nearly six million young people all around the US, this youth development program stands out for a reason. 4-H of Cumberland County takes a learn-by-doing approach that enables youth to develop the knowledge, mindset, and skills they need to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens of the world. They also have a lot of fun in the process!
When you purchase Xspero™ Dollars to your favorite local merchants, 20% of your purchase can go directly to 4-H of Cumberland County—so, if you’d like to give back on everyday purchases, you can select 4-H as your preferred charity.
That said, if you’re curious about the benefits of 4-H for youth, here’s what the program promotes.
4-H of Cumberland County helps equip youth with leadership skills through experience, not instruction. Leadership is exercised through meetings, election of officers, and the experiences and obstacles shared through teamwork and perseverance.
4-H of Cumberland County also helps nurture an appreciation for learning through hands-on experiences ranging from gardening, woodworking, martial arts, creative arts, care for animals, and many other social activities. Exposure to new areas of craft, creativity, and problem-solving helps youth reach higher in everyday life.
4-H is a social experience that unifies youth through friendship and teamwork. It’s a program that celebrates diversity and encourages self-discovery. Working with others and learning about what makes us all different, yet the same, helps foster and develop social skills necessary in all walks of life.
Members of 4-H are four times more likely to give back to their communities, and through projects and group activities offered by 4-H of Cumberland County, youth has a new chance to learn about the importance of volunteering and how acting selflessly is what makes our world a place worth living in.
The benefits of 4-H impacts youth in ways that help them grow and reach higher as they mature and take new values into adulthood and beyond.
Want to help others experience the benefits of 4-H of Cumberland County without costing more? Download the Xspero™ app on the Apple App Store or Google Play, purchase Xspero™ Dollars to any local merchant, and 20% of your purchase will automatically go to the program when you select 4-H of Cumberland County as your preferred charity!