Below are answers to questions that you may have as you consider 4-H.
What is 4-H?
4-H is an informational, educational organization for youth between the ages of 7 and 18. 4-H focuses on developing life skills. Members participate in technical skill development, club projects, as well as other fun club activities like camping, public speaking, travel, conferences and much more.
What is a 4-H Club?
A 4-H Club is a group of five or more youth with the guidance of an adult leader. Clubs meet on a regular basis. Members hold offices and participate in business meetings, group decisions, community service, and leadership positions.
How much does 4-H cost?
4-H has no membership registration fee. There may be costs associated with project materials and activities that members chose to participate in.
What is a 4-H project?
4-H projects are in-depth learning experiences for 4-H members. Training pets, making clothing, repairing computers, growing plants and building rockets are just a few examples of what members learn in 4-H projects.
What is the 4-H emblem?
The 4-H emblem is a four-leaf green clover with 4 "H’s", one on each leaf. The H’s symbolize Head, Heart, Hands and Health.
What is the 4-H Pledge?
The pledge is recited at club meetings: I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to great loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health to better living, for my club, my community, my country and my world.
Why join 4-H?
4-H is fun with friends, 4-H is learning and doing cool things. 4-H is meetings, camps, workshops, social activities, trips and fairs. 4-H is leadership opportunities and helping others. 4-H is fun edu
When Can I join 4-H?
For the 4H year October 2012 to September 2013, you may join 4H as a cloverbud when you turn 5. You may become a full fledged 4-H member if you turn 7 by August 1. Cloverbuds have special projects they may enroll in. Call the office at 284-6930 if you have questions about enrollment!