SDSU Extension's youth development programs help prepare youth to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood.
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Curriculum intended for out-of-school settings with the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles for 9- and 10-year-old youth and the adult who prepares their meals
Youth are regularly faced with uncertain situations, disappointments and potential mental health challenges. It is important for caring adults in their life to be able to know how to talk to them during these times.
South Dakota State 4-H Ambassadors Attend National 4-H Summit on Healthy Living and 4-H Healthy Habits Conference
March 23, 2020
Three South Dakota State 4-H Ambassadors joined other teen leaders from across the country at the 4-H Healthy Habits Conference and National 4-H Summit on Healthy Living to learn how to be advocates for promoting healthy lifestyle choices in their communities.
Public Health authorities recommend the practice of social distancing in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But what is social distancing, and how can we stay connected during this time?
More and more people are changing how we give presents. Instead of focusing on the price tag, they are focusing on the experience of the gift. Here are a few options that are inexpensive and often more valuable than anything money itself can buy.
College and high school graduates have, or soon will be, walking across the stage and shaking hands President and receiving their diplomas. This act officially moves them on to the next stage of their lives.
Gratitude is often seen as a powerful emotion tied to positive health and wellness for both the individual and the community. Research shows that youth who demonstrate gratefulness are usually happier and more satisfied with their lives, friends, family, community, and selves.
Making a meaningful connection with your children is important and can be a simple priority to incorporate into your daily schedule. Doing as such, will have lasting impacts on them as they grow into contributing adults in the future.