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4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.
Preparing young people to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.
The caring support of adult volunteers and mentors inspires young people in 4-H to work collaboratively, take the lead on their own projects and set and achieve goals with confidence. 4-H’ers chart their own course, explore important issues and define their place in the world. 4-H’ers stand up for themselves and their communities.
Who We Are
4-H’ers across the nation are responding to challenges every day in their communities and their world.
4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States! With 611,800 volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 25 million alumni, the 4-H movement supports young people from elementary school through high school with programs designed to shape future leaders and innovators. Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H’ers engage in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship and healthy living.
Four timesmore likely to make contributions to their communities(Grades 7-12);
Two timesmore likely to be civically active (Grades 8-12);
Two timesmore likely to make healthier choices (Grade 7);
Two timesmore likely to participate in Science, Engineering and Computer Technology programs during out-of-school time (Grades 10 – 12); and
4-H girls are two timesmore likely (Grade 10) and nearly three timesmore likely (Grade 12) to take part in science programs compared to girls in other out-of-school time activities.
Who can join 4-H?
Any youth age 5-18 years old youth. Check out a project you can be involved in here!