Grab some friends and Explore the Mission Mandates of:
- Science, Engineering and Technology,
- Healthy Living, and
Get Involved in:
- 4-H Clubs & Camps
- 4-H Afterschool
- State, Regional and National Events
- Meet with your friends and neighbors & get started!
Do you like robotics, GPS, ATV’s, scrapbooking, cooking, gardening, dance, science, music, history, or public speaking? These are just a few of the projects and fun things to do in 4-H.
It’s not just a program in rural areas – we’re still strong on the farm, and we have gone way beyond it too into the urban and suburban areas of the state and nation. And, while having fun in hands-on discovery and active learning, you get to meet new people, share your talents, learn new skills, and make a difference in your community. Check out our One Million New Scientists, One Million New Ideas clip.
What is 4-H?
- Listen to this 4-H'er tell it best!
- 4-H is FUN!
- 4-H is for boys and girls in grades K-12
- 4-H Fact Sheet!
Through 4-H, you can experience:
- Independence and Friendships
- A sense of belonging with club members and adult volunteers
- A spirit of generosity in helping others
- Opportunities to master life challenges!
Mission Statement: 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
What do the four H's stand for?
Head, Heart, Hands, and Health - the four values at the foundation of 4-H learning
- Head – Managing, Thinking
- Heart - Relating, Caring
- Hands - Giving, Working
- Health - Being, Living
My head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service and
My health to better living,
For my club, my community,
My country and my world.
4-H Emblem: A green four-leaf clover, with a white “H” on each leaflet.
4-H Motto: To Make the Best Better
4-H Slogan: Learn by Doing
4-H Colors: Green and White