What is 4-H?
Worldwide, with 540,000 volunteers and more than 60 million alumni, the 4-H program supports youth from elementary school through high school with opportunities designed to shape future leaders and innovators. Fueled by research-driven programming, 4-H members are engaged in hands-on learning activities in the areas of science, citizenship, technology, and healthy living.
Some important life skills that the 4-H program will teach youth:
- Learning To Learn - learning through experience leading
- Self And Others - working as a team
- Relating To Others - accepting diversity
- Communicating with Others - creative expression
- Planning And Organizing - setting short and long-term goals
4-H'ers learn through experience in various ways:
Community involvement - volunteer time to help community needs
Life Skill Projects - develop self-esteem and lifetime interests
State & National 4-H Trips - educational and develops leadership skills
State 4-H workshops - develop skills to plan and lead groups
School Enrichment Programs -helps teachers develop the"whole child," not just teach subject matter
Cloverbuds- allows 5 to 8 year old children to become involved with 4-H on a non-competitive basis
Greene County 4-H Program:
- Involves county youth led by adult volunteers.
- We offer over 200 different 4-H projects.
- Our 4-H clubs are spread throughout the county and we can help you find one in your area!
- Nearly 50 different clubs to choose from
The 4-H Pledge
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.
The 4-H Motto
"To Make the Best Better"
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