Mineral County 4-H offering SPIN clubs for youths

Staff Writer
Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Mineral Daily News-Tribune

KEYSER - Youths in Mineral County can participate in 4-H Special Interest (SPIN) clubs.

There are six different virtual programs lasting four to six weeks. Programs are free and offered to all youths in third grade and above.

“Choose a topic of interest to you then register online through ZSuite.com,” says Margaret Miltenberger. “All topics will be interactive and taught by WVU Extension 4-H agents.”

Programs will include:

Global Foods – Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Oct 20 and 27, Nov 3 and 10

Explore global foods while making simple dishes to explore the world! Each week you will receive an ingredient list to be ready to cook along with Alex Coffman.

Agriculture - Tuesdays, 6 p.m., Oct 20 and 27, Nov 3, 10, 17 and 24

Explore plants, animals, soils, bugs and more during weekly, fun hands-on activities to learn about the exciting world agriculture.

Healthy Snacks – Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Oct 21 and 28, Nov 4 and 11

Join with 4-H members from the region to learn about and create healthy snacks. 

4-H Photography – Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Oct 21 and 28, Nov 4, 11, and 18

Youths can join for a weekly photography class focused on a skill. They take their shots and upload them to the group Padlet to share and compare techniques! Photo awards will be given!

Beginner CS First Scratch – Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 22 and 29, Nov. 5 and12.

Computer coding is for everyone! Bring your creations to life using code during four interactive sessions to create animated programs with moving figures, sound, and creative backgrounds. Lean computer science block-based coding using Scratch and Google CS First.

This is 4-H!  - Mondays, 6 p.m. Oct 19 and 26, Nov 2 and 9

Learn all about 4-H through week interactive hands-on activities!

To register for a SPIN Club go to 4h.zsuite.org and enroll in 4-H with your county. Then select the “event” option to choose the topic.

For more information and help with the process contact the WVU Mineral County Extension Office at 304-788-3621 or email m.miltenberger@mail.wvu.edu.

4-H is open to all youths.