Youth Development & Education

Youth Development & Education
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Growing Strong Children, Youth and Families

We provide information, programs and training grounded in research to help young people and their families succeed and thrive.  Through 4-H, educator professional development and mental health and well-being programming, we  support kids and families with proven strategies to address the social and emotional needs of children, families and caregivers.

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New Hampshire 4-H

In all New Hampshire communities, 4-H helps young people acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes that help them become self-directed, productive, contributing members of society. 4-H leaders guide youth through the fun learning process.


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Educator Professional Development

Extension offers many opportunities for educators to add new job skills and to improve their teaching. 

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Youth-Focused Volunteers 

If you are an adult who wants to educate future generations but does not have a career in education, one of our volunteer education opportunities may be what you are looking for. 

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STEM Discovery Lab at UNH Manchester

STEM Discovery Lab Encourages Inquiry-Based Learning.

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From the city to the country, partnerships create equitable learning experiences for students
There are many factors that can serve as learning barriers for students at every level. To ensure that every child has the chance to succeed, STEM pro... Learn More


Sometimes you get what you pay for, sometimes you don't--and just occasionally you can get much more than you may imagine when great resources ar... Learn More
Association for Mindfulness in Education - networking/sharing
Childlight Yoga/Yoga 4 Classrooms - training & resources
Center for... Learn More