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4-H Youth Development

Welcome to 4-H in Westchester County!


What is 4-H?

4-H represents groups of young people in all parts of Westchester County having fun together and learning by doing.

What is a 4-H Club?


4-H clubs offer a world of opportunities for boys and girls to learn new things, go new places, meet new people.

A club is an organized group of five or more young people.The members elect their own officers and operate as a democracy in action.4-H club members learn new skills, work on educational projects, have fun together, conduct business meetings, and are involved in community service projects.

Who May Join?

Any boy or girl, 5 to 19 years old, willing to follow the 4-H ideals and standards may join.Anyone at least 5 years old as of January 1 st, may join a 4-H .

Learning experiences built into every 4-H project are the tools used to help shape the 4-H youth.

Who Are the 4-H Leaders?

Adults interested in the youth of their community and willing to share their time and talents with young people become 4-H Leaders.4-H leaders are often parents of club members. Find your potential, meet awesome kids, and accomplish things you never thought possible

What Are The Aims of 4-H?

4-H helps youth grow into:

  • strong citizens through club and community activities
  • responsible adults through project work
  • well developed individuals through wise guidance and varied experiences
  • cooperative family members through 4-H family events

1.Find at least 5 friends, about your age who are interested in joining 4-H.

2.Arrange a meeting of the parents of these friends. A club needs 2 adult leaders.

3.Contact the 4-H office and suggest two possible dates for a meeting.You will be given assistance in starting your 4-H club.Leadership training opportunities for youth and adults are ongoing.

Last updated July 20, 2017