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“4-H is a community of young people, across America, learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills.”

Who We Are

4-H’ers across the nation are responding to challenges every day in their communities and their world.

    4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States! With 611,800 volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 25 million alumni, the 4-H movement supports young people from elementary school through high school with programs designed to shape future leaders and innovators. Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H’ers engage in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship and healthy living.

Proven Results

4-H’ers are:

  • Four times more likely to make contributions to their communities (Grades 7-12);
  • Two times more likely to be civically active (Grades 8-12);
  • Two times more likely to make healthier choices (Grade 7);
  • Two times more likely to participate in Science, Engineering and Computer Technology programs during out-of-school time (Grades 10 – 12); and
  • 4-H girls are two times  more likely (Grade 10) and nearly three times more likely (Grade 12) to take part in science programs compared to girls in other out-of-school time activities.

Who can join 4-H?

Any youth age 5-18 years old youth. Check out our 2019 4-H Project List and see what  you can be involved in!

Cloverbud Members fee (ages 5-7) is $15.00
Club Member fee (ages 8-18) is $30.00 for the first Project, $35 1st year Horse and $15.00 for each additional project.

Check out the List of Clubs 2018 SMB Club list