Featured Programs


Featured Programs

A wide variety of programs are available to you as you participate in Utah 4-H.  Click on the links below to see more information about each of these featured programs.

The aim of 4-H Afterschool is to increase young people's opportunities to have fun while developing lifelong skills through experiential learning in safe, healthy, enriching environments.
Spend a Saturday or week in the summer going on an awesome hands on discovery that includes experiments, activities and active games.  4-H Aggie Adventures for Kids focuses camp topics on a variety of science, engineering and technology themes.
All terrain vehicles can provide a great help on the farm and fun family outings.  That's why 4-H is dedicated to ATV safety.  4-H educations those who ride ATV's through promoting safe riding practices and environmental awareness.
GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems.  Over 1,500 youth and adults have been trained in the use of GPS in the Utah GPS program.  After learning GPS skills, the next natural step is to move into GIS and community mapping projects. 
Utah 4-H is into GPS!  Utah is one of the leaders in using GPS technology in 4-H.  Take a look at some of the things we have to offer dealing with GPS technology.
The Horse Program is for those youth with interest in horses and horse events.  This program is designed to provide experiences to help them develop leadership, citizenship, self-esteem, social skills and to become contributing members of society -- as well as becoming better horse men and women.

Jr. Livestock Program
The Utah 4-H Livestock Program is designed for those youth with interest in livestock and livestock events. This program is designed to provide experiences to help them develop leadership, citizenship, self esteem, social skills and to become contributing members of society, as well as becoming better livestock men and women.

The JMG program curriculum provides a hands-on approach to learning horticulture, environmental science, leadership, and life skills.  This program is committed to helping young people become gardeners and contributing citizens.
When National Guard, Army and Air Force Reserve, and other military parents are mobilized, the lives of their children suddenly becomes different.  They become "military kids."  The mission of Operation: Military Kids is to support children of deployed parents. 
Are you looking to explore the world of robots?  The 4-H Robotics Program provides opportunities to learn about designing, programming, and building robots using Lego Mindstorm Robotics kits.
Outstanding 4-Hers are chosen to represent Utah as State Ambassadors.  A 4-H Ambassador is an official envoy, an authorized representative of our Utah 4-H program.  Ambassadors are self-motivated, enthusiastic leaders who promote 4-H and who serve to strengthen the 4-H program through public relations.
TRY stands for Teens Reaching Youth. It is the newest leadership program sponsored by Utah 4-H. You do not have to be enrolled in 4-H to get involved. We are currently recruiting TRY Teams throughout the state & a team is made up of 2-4 teens and their adult coach. Learn to teach fun, hands-on programs for younger youth, selecting one of our great project areas!

Water Quality

Utah State University Extension Water Quality offers many engaging hands on educational programs for youth and teachers that combine science based information with hands on activities.

Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program

The 4-H WHEP teach teaches young people valuable lessons about wildlife management, conservation, leadership, teambuilding, citizenship, and communication.

The mission of the Association of Youth Councils is to provide opportunities for youth to develop mature citizenship, leadership, a sense of personal achievement, and an understanding of government.

Youth and Families with Promise / 4-H Mentoring

Utah's YFP program is designed to address youth problems through early intervention with at-risk youth, ages 10-14, and their families.  Mentors establish caring relationships with youth and their families and assist them in their academic performance, building interpersonal competence, and strengthening family bonds.