Factors affecting teen involvement in Pennsylvania 4-H programming

Bart E. Gill, John Ewing, Jacklyn A. Bruce

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The study reported here determined the factors that affect teen involvement in 4-H programming. The design of the study was descriptive and correlational in nature. Using a purposive sampling procedure, a survey questionnaire was distributed to all (N=214) 4-H members attending the 4-H State Leadership Conference. The major findings of the study aligned of previous research and showed that parents have a great influence on their children's choices within 4-H. Additionally, the results of the study show that the 4-H members are experiencing the opportunity to lead meetings and organize events.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education


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