Perceived impact of the 2011 texas 4-H roundup on participants' development of life skills Academic Article uri icon


  • This article describes the perceived impact of the 2011 Texas 4-H Round Up on the participants' development of life skills. Senior 4-H Members, at least 18 years of age, who attended the 2011 4-H Roundup were the accessible population. Participants Leadership and Life Skill Development Scores, based on Seevers and Dormody's (1995) YLLSDS Instrument, were reported, as well as the most frequently participated in 4-H events. Results indicated that participants perceived gains in positive self-perception, goal setting, and problem solving, while changes in the ability to express feelings and trust others ranked lowest in the study. Extension Journal, Inc.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Extension

author list (cited authors)

  • Leggette, H., Lawrence, S., Merten, K., & McGuill, P.

complete list of authors

  • Leggette, H||Lawrence, S||Merten, K||McGuill, P

publication date

  • September 2013