4-H leadership experiences include, but are not limited to:
- 4-H club office
- serving on committees
- promoting the 4-H program to other youth
- participation in county, district or state 4-H committees, councils, etc.
Texas 4-H Explore Guides
Leaders 4 Life Program – Take The Lead!
- Order Leaders 4 Life Program Resources Take The Lead!
- Lesson 1: Qualities of a Leader
- Lesson 2: Communication Connection
- Lesson 3: There is no I in Team
- Lesson 4: What Were You Thinking?
- Lesson 5: Change What?
- Lesson 6: Peace Out!
- Lesson 7: Great Minds Think Differently
- Lesson 8: Use What You Got
- Lesson 9: What’s Your Style?
- Lesson 10: Leading With Vision
- Lesson 11: Go for the Gold!
- Take The Lead Student Workbook
- End of Unit Power Point Games
- Launching Life Long Leadership Lessons — 6-8 Grade Level
- Parliamentary Procedure Activity Packet
- Parli-Pro Vocabulary Jeopardy Game
- Service Learning Lesson: Use Your Hands..For Service!
Texas 4-H Leadership Teams
Clothing and Textiles Advisory Board
The Texas 4-H Clothing and Textiles Advisory Board offers 4-H members, volunteer leaders, and county Extension agents an opportunity to help determine and expand the 4-H clothing program by recommending and implementing special activities and new project ideas. The Texas 4-H Clothing and Textiles Advisory Board provides the leadership and coordination of the State contests at Texas 4-H Roundup. View the Texas 4-H Clothing and Textiles project page.
The Texas 4-H Equine Ambassador program strives to provide high school aged 4-H members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to become advocates for the equine industry in Texas. Visit the Texas 4-H Equine Ambassadors website to learn more.
Healthy Lifestyles Ambassadors
The Texas 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Ambassador Program is made up of high school aged youth who are passionate about health and committed to being advocates for healthy living in their communities. The youth ambassadors are empowered to educate and make a difference as they provide leadership to educational programs on what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. Throughout the two-year term, ambassadors experience personal growth and achievement and are of service to others.
The Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador program strives to provide high school aged 4-H members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to become advocates for animal agriculture. Visit the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassadors website to learn more.
Shooting Sports Ambassadors
Texas 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassadors represent the Texas 4-H & Youth Development Program and specifically Texas 4-H Shooting Sports for public relations purposes at special events such as donor/supporter functions and with the general public, peer groups, 4-H groups, community service groups, schools and media contacts. They serve as spokespersons for the 4-H Shooting Sports program, helping to make 4-H Shooting Sports programs more visible. The Ambassadors further develop their skills in leadership, public presentation, citizenship, community service, public relations and team building. Visit the project page to learn more.
State 4-H Council
The Texas 4-H Council is a team of 4-H members elected by their peers from across the state of Texas representing the twelve AgriLife Extension districts. Serving as ambassadors for the Texas 4-H program, members represent the organization statewide while collaborating with Extension faculty to plan, coordinate, and facilitate activities and events.
The Texas 4-H Technology is a state-wide team who work in a youth-adult partnership structure to promote, educate, and inspire others in the area of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The team is consist of 4-H members 15 years and older who have a strong interest in promoting STEM to other 4-H members, volunteers, as well as groups outside of 4-H. The team meets throughout the year to develop programs in areas such as robotics, photography, movie making, and television production.
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The Texas 4-H Water Ambassadors Program provides high school age 4-H members and youth an opportunity
to gain advanced knowledge and practice leadership skills related to the science, technology, engineering, and
management of water in Texas. Visit the project page to learn more.