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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. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the University of Florida IFAS. Walton County 4-H prides itself in having a diverse selection of opportunities ranging from animal projects, public speaking, shooting sports and art!

4-H Youth

According to the 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development conducted by Tufts University young people in 4-H report better grades, are twice as likely to go to college, and are more likely to pursue future courses in a career in science, engineering, or computer technology. 4-H youth are twice as likely to make healthy choices and give back to their community as compared to non-4-H'ers. How can YOU Make the Best Better!

Our 4-H Programs

Walton County 4-H serves youth with multiple delivery modes including Community Clubs, School Enrichment Programs, Day Camping, and Residential Camping at Camp Timpoochee. These programs are supported by UF/IFAS Extension with research based and approved curriculum that coordinates with Florida State Standards!

4-H Volunteers

4-H relies on dedicated volunteers to promote our mission to help youth gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens. Your time as a volunteer provides youth the safe environment they need to become the leaders of tomorrow. Come share your knowledge, your skills, and your story to shape the leaders of our future!