4-H Youth Development


4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth, ages 5-18. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the University of Florida IFAS. The Florida 4-H Youth Development Program uses a learn-by-doing approach and caring adults to help youth gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens. Pinellas County 4-H consists of a variety of programs that teach youth life skills to help them grow to be successful adults.

What is 4-H?

4‑H is a youth program for ages 5-18, that uses a learn-by-doing approach to teach life skills. Florida 4-H is volunteer led and driven, with 4-H programs in the community, in and after-school programs, clubs, and 4-H day and overnight camps. If you would like to find out more about Florida 4-H, how to get involved as a volunteer or member, visit the link above and the "Important Documents" section to see how to join!

Upcoming Events and Programs

Check out our upcoming events! We update this events page regularly, so check back often for any new county events. We have exciting day workshops, amazing summer camps, and many more fun things going on in Pinellas County 4-H. A full calendar of 4-H events can be found here, on our 4-H Facebook, and in the Important Documents section.

Important 4-H Resources

Visit this page to find all the documents you will need as a Pinellas 4-H member or volunteer. Documents include, rubrics and score sheets for competitions, project record books, Pinellas 4-H Calendar of Events, forms and rules, the Standards of Excellence applications, a current list of clubs, and other important documents all in one place.