Teens as Teachers Program

Join 4-H Teen Teachers for an unforgettable experience!

Are you a high-schooler looking to unleash your leadership potential, make lifelong friends, and leave a positive mark on your community? If you answered 'YES!' to any of these questions, then 4-H Teen Teachers is the perfect opportunity for you!

As a 4-H Teen Teacher, you'll embark on a journey of personal and professional growth. Gain valuable leadership skills, build confidence, and earn community service hours that will shine on your resume. Our dynamic program offers a unique opportunity to lead fun, hand-on activities for kids.

Worried about fitting it into your busy schedule? No problem! We understand the demands of high school life, and our flexible training schedule is designed to accommodate you. Monthly meetings and an intensive summer training will equip you with all the skills you need, ensuring you're ready to make a difference.

Once you've completed training, the excitement begins! You'll have the chance to present engaging lessons and activities to kids, both virtually and in-person. Choose the times and locations that suit you best, tailoring your experience to match your interests and availability.

Ready to take the leap into leadership? For any questions or to get started, reach out to Emily at eschoe@illinois.edu or Judy at schmid7@illinois.edu. Join 4-H Teen Teachers and be a catalyst for positive change in your community!

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