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CT 4-H Mentoring Project

CT 4-H Mentoring Project

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CT 4-H mentoring project Pamphlet

The CT 4-H Mentoring Project is a prevention program designed to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, building character, and developing life skills in a fun learning environment.

Our Goals
Youth, our mentees, will:

  • Enhance their interpersonal skills
  • Improve their academic performance
  • The CT-4-H project will strengthen & support families of our youth

Who We Work With

  • Youth and their families who live in Bridgeport and Waterbury
  • Mentors from the cities of Bridgeport, Waterbury and from the surrounding areas
  • Youth 10-14 years old

Program Components

  • Mentoring (Individual & Group)
  • 4-H Activities
  • Family Night Out

What Will Volunteer Mentors Do?

  • Weekly Mentoring
  • One-on-One Mentoring
  • Group Mentoring
  • Mentors will engage in fun activities
  • Mentors will receive training

Don’t Have Time To Mentor?

  • Help Organize Family Night
  • Teach Workshops
  • If you want to help, we have a place for you

Interested in Being a Mentor?

Download the CT 4-H mentoring project Pamphlet for more information.

For program information in Bridgeport contact Sharon Stoyer or Ede Valiquette

Bridgeport Program
Sharon Stoyer
UConn CES Fairfield County 4-H
67 Stony Hill Road
Bethel, CT 06801
203-615-1172, 203-207-3264

UConn Cooperative Extension System Bridgeport
Ede Valiquette 203.207.3264

For program information in Waterbury contact Melissa Kirschbaum

Waterbury Program
Melissa Kirschbaum
Waterbury Youth Services
83 Prospect Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
203-407-3158, 203-573-026

New Haven County 4-H website

The CT 4-H mentoring project was adapted from the Utah State University Cooperative Extension Service Youth and Families with Promise program.

This is Funded through the National 4-H Council with project support by Award No. 2010-JU-FX-0016 of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs.