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4-H Small Engines Project

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

jumper cablesHow do cars work? What is the difference between a radiator and a carburetor? Participating in a Small Engine project will teach youth the answers to these questions, plus the skills on how to work on and repair small engines. Youth will also learn about potential career paths



  • Learn to service and maintain small engines
  • Understand engine principles and fundamentals
  • Use proper personal safety practices
  • Gain job skills associated with a small-engine related business and marketable skills for the workplace

4-H Small Engines Curriculum

Available from the Extension office or online at 4-H Small Engines Curriculum

Small Engines Series 1 – Crank it Up
Small Engines Series 2 – Warm It UP
Small Engines Series 3 – Tune It Up
Small Engines – Helper’s Guide


National 4-H Small Engines Resources
State 4-H Small Engines Resources


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