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Fun hands-on activities and projects

4‑H STEM programs provide 4‑H youth the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Whether is exploring circuits, coding a new app or designing an underwater drone, 4-H STEM helps youth foster their curiosity and sparks innovation.

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4-H STEM experiences for youth and families

4-H offers many project resources and activities for families and youth as well as county-based STEM events.

Whether you are new to 4-H or already a member visit your county 4-H program to learn about STEM events and opportunities near you.

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Volunteers & STEM

4-H offers training, activity and project resources for volunteers to work with youth in STEM.

Volunteers are the heart of 4-H, resources and opportunities abound for volunteers to work with youth on STEM projects and activities.

Volunteer with 4-H there are many opportunities to work with youth in 4-H in STEM and other project areas.

STEM Docents are specialized volunteers who are trained in delivering STEM Activities for 4-H, after school and other community youth programs in the Manchester area.

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4-H STEM Projects


The inaugural national summit included STEM learning and team bonding opportunities
New people, new places, and new knowledge summarizes the Ignite by 4-H Summit experience for the NH 4-H STEM Ambassadors. Learn More
On December 10th, the UNH STEM Discovery Lab hosted the 5th annual 4-H Science Bonanza with an astounding attendance. Both kids and adults participat... Learn More
Starting on April 29, 2022, on Friday evenings from 6-8pm, Port City Makerspace is opening the doors of their workshops to 4-H for “Tinker Times”. 4-H... Learn More


Seaperch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips youth and adult teachers and mentors with the resources they need to build a functio... Learn More
Chain reactions and Rube Goldberg Machines are fun, whimsical contraptions made up of a set of connected events linked together into a series of react... Learn More
Stomp rockets is a fun activity to do with a 4-H club or any group of active youth.  Launching paper rockets is literally a blast!  Paper Rockets can ... Learn More
Use your imagination and a mixture of plants to create a unique combination in a container to add a spot of color to your deck, porch, or anywhere out... Learn More
With some creativity, just a little bit of glue, and some craft supplies, you can make a Playful Pencil Pal! Learn More
Cranky Contraptions

Build a fun kinetic (that is, moving) sculpture using simple materials you can find around the house.

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CoderZ is an online robotics coding platform that helps youth learn coding skills, problem solving, computational thinking and other fundamental compu... Learn More
You may be familiar with our STEaMpunk challenges, but have you tried to do one throughout your ENTIRE HOUSE? Learn More
4-H Fun and Learning at Home

Keep your family happily busy with an array of fun and educational activities exploring the 4-H STEM / Mak... Learn More
Mousetrap cars are fun to build and race. They make a great youth STEM project for 4-H or the classroom. They are a great way to explore science conce... Learn More