Through hands-on activities, the 4-H robotic competitions teach members skills related to robotic subsystems such as structure, power, sensors, control and programming that introduces science, math and engineering. Missouri 4-H holds exhibitions and competitions for kids to show their hard work, as well as volunteer trainings, youth camps and workshops for members to attend and strengthen their knowledge of the world of robotics!
Events and Opportunities
Missouri 4-H holds several trainings, competitions, and camps for those involved in STEM projects to participate in. Events will be updated here and on the calendar!
Missouri 4-H Computer Science Pathways Workshop POSTPONED
As we monitor the ongoing national response to the spread of the COVID-19 and keep public health as top priority, we have decided to postpone the Computer Science face to face trainings on March 28th and April 28th. We hope to reschedule and send out more information within the next several weeks.
We would like you to encourage any interested parties to register for the webinars and trainings through 4HOnline. We will send updates and reminders to all registrants. These professional development opportunities are open to the public and are highly encourage for any professional working with youth.
Collaborate with others interested in computer science, learn tips and tricks from monthly guest speakers. First Wednesday each month at noon, starting April 1, 2020. Register on 4-HOnline.
Tentative Webinar Schedule
- April 1, 2020 - Guest speaker representing KC STEM Alliance
- May 6, 2020 - Guest speaker, Destiny Eastep, Platte County R3 School District Project Lead the Way teacher
- June 3, 2020 - Identifying and utilizing computer science curricula (Google CS, Scratch, Computer Science Playbook, Discover 4-H)
- July 1, 2020 - Identifying and utilizing National resources and programs (AspireIT, National Inventors Hall of Fame, Girls Who Code)
- August 5, 2020 - Collaborating with local and statewide partners (MU Extension, Missouri Afterschool Network, volunteers and other organizations)
- September 2, 2020– Incorporating National Youth Science Day activities and toolkits
4-H Scratch Program (Zoom)
April 28 — May 26
Tuesdays from 4:30 — 5:45 p.m.
Join a Zoom video conference call to learn how to program and design your own animation games and programs! This online class is for youth ages 8-12 who want to learn how to program using Scratch.
For more infomration, email Kayce Amsden.
Before the class – with parental assistance – please create an account at https://scratch.mit.edu. Click on "Join Scratch" at the top of the page.