Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Linda in San Diego, May 29, 2008.

  1. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Songster

    May 11, 2008
    San Diego
    As you may assume from my "identity", I live in a city that borders San Diego. Communities further out have 4H programs. I would like to start one based at my school that would encompass as many children as possible. Chicks, bunnies, cavies etc.

    Any advice?
  2. GwenFarms

    GwenFarms Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Get ahold of your local cooperative extension and get lots of community helpers. To get alot of kids involved you need to get alot of different interests. Not all kids are going to want to raise chickens and geese. Some may be more interested in archery, or fitness. So your going to need some other adults that have different interests. Thats about it. When I was growing up we had a huge 4H in this area. My parents taught riflery. It was great. We also had several animal husbandry groups and my sister did something with fashion. It was definetly the big thing around here, but the key in having everyone involved was the diversity. There isn't much of a 4H here now, but I, too, have been thinking of contacting our coop.

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