Youth and Family
Youth and Family
Penn State Extension delivers youth and family development programs such as 4-H, PROSPER, and Better Kid Care.
4-H Youth Development
4-H, the nation's largest youth development organization, fosters an innovative "learn by doing" approach to prepare young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world.
Better Kid Care
Better Kid Care provides professional development to early-care and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices.
Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness
Tools and information to keep our military families strong. We help to identify, select, and implement the right programs to address wide-ranging family and mental health issues―from healthy parenting to preventing problematic and risky behaviors.
We provide leadership and support for organizations interested in establishing intergenerational programs that enrich people's lives and help address vital social and community issues.
PROSPER is a model for bringing evidence-based prevention programs to schools and communities with the goal of strengthening families, building youth skills, and reducing youth substance use as well as other problem behaviors.
Better Kid Care: Assessing Your Classroom for Deeper Literacy
When: April 27, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Sofa, Spuds and French Fries - Taking a Look at Childhood Obesity
When: April 29, 2015Where: Dauphin, PA
Better Kid Care: I am Moving, I am Learning
When: April 29, 2015Where: Meadville, PA
Better Kid Care: Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Early Childhood Settings
When: May 7, 2015Where: Nesquehoning, PA
Better Kid Care: Is This Behavior Normal?
When: May 14, 2015Where: Stroudsburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Managing Stress: Taking Care of the Caregiver
When: May 14, 2015Where: Milford, PA
Better Kid Care: STEM Rules! Making STEM Come Alive for School-age Children
When: May 14, 2015Where: Honesdale, PA