The 4-H Sustainable Communities Project provides educational enrichment and promotes life skills development to young people in Springfield. Activities focus on topics like polymers, static electricity, chemical reactions, weather, and rocketry. After-school activities are supported at South End Community Center, the New North Citizens’ Council, and the Dunbar YMCA, often in collaboration with the UMass Amherst Student Bridges program. It is a program of the Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, UMass Extension and the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment.
Program Impact Region:
Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.
Program Start (and End Dates):
August 1, 1998
Dunbar Community Center
Springfield, MA 01109United States
New North Citizens Council
Springfield, MA 01107United States
South End Community Center
Springfield, MA 01105United States
Program Director's Email Address:
UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes:
College of Natural Sciences/Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment/UMass Extension
This Project Receives External Funding: