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4-H youths enjoy the scenery from and activities on a dock at camp


The 4-H Youth Development Program provides educational experiences through a "learn by doing" approach and helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes to enable them to become self-directed, productive, and contributing members of society. Through 4-H experiences and relationships, youth build better lives and become better stewards, employees, community citizens, and leaders.

Program topics include:

  • Traditional 4-H Clubs
  • Neighborhood 4-H Clubs
  • 200-plus 4-H Project Areas
  • Citizen, Leadership, and Life Skills Development
  • Adult Volunteer Leadership Development

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Latest 4-H program blog posts

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