A special suppliment to the Delmarva Farmer by 4-H’ers for 4-H’ers
While the coronavirus has changed so much of our lives, we know
4-H youth are still active and have stories to tell.
Share those stories in 4-H in Action!
What is 4-H in Action?
4-H in Action is an annual newspaper written by 4-H members from Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, showcasing the diversity of the program. 4-H members can write stories, columns, and take and submit photos for the supplement.
In support of 4-H Youth Development, a portion of the advertising revenue will be donated to the 4-H Programs in each of the states.
What is the format of stories to be included?
This is an article about an event/happening/experience/person written in the 3rd person point
of view. Length is about 500 words.
Example: A reporter interviewing 4-Hers about the impact of their County Fair having to cancel.
The author’s opinion on a topic or issue supported with facts. Example: A 4-Her’s opinion on the power of 4-H on youth.
A story told from the first person point of view, with opinion, reflection. Example: What Virtual 4-H Camp meant to me this summer.
News Brief :
Short article announcing small news. Covers the basics — who, what, where, when and why. 100-200 words. Example: A new 4-H club forms in your county.
A picture with a longer caption. Caption has 2 or more sentences explaining the photo and giving context. Example: Photo of projects you completed during the year.
How do you participate? Where do I submit my article?
When articles are complete, email them as a Word document to Sean Clougherty, email@example.com
Attach high-resolution photos separately in the e-mail. Include your County, 4-H Club name and age in the message. You can also reach Sean with questions at 410-822-3965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When is the Deadline?
Articles and photos are to be submitted by Monday, September 23, 2020
Scheduled publication date is October 6, during National 4-H Week.