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4-H Youth Development


4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning citizenship, leadership and life skills. 4-H is the community-based educational program of the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service that involves youth ages 5-18 in planned "learn by doing" experiences and positive supportive relationships. 4-H is open to all youth ages 5-18 regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability or national origin.

4-H members holding hands


Being a 4-Her can be one of the most rewarding activities in childhood. With interests varying from livestock animals, dancing, to computer coding, 4-H has a project for you!

Jennifer Nettles and 4-H Volunteer


4-H relies on dedicated volunteers to promote its mission to help youth gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens. Your time as a volunteer will provide youth the safe environment they need to pursue whatever interests, causes, and leadership roles that are most important to them.

Two 4-H members with 4-H banner


Among the many things that 4-H does, one is working with teachers. Whether you are a traditional school teacher or a parent who is a teacher to their children in a home school setting, there are 4-H opportunities for you!