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4-H Volunteer Leaders Make a Difference... You Can Too!

4-H is an experiential learning youth education program for boys and girls ages 8-19. Its practical life skills education in science and technology, healthy lifestyles and citizenship can reach any kid, anywhere, any time through 4-H clubs, camps, after-school programs and events. 4-H volunteers and professionals have a great deal of latitude in determining when, where and how 4-H "learn-by-doing" activities take place.

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. With the guidance of 4-H volunteers, youth:

  • Learn by doing
  • Develop leadership and life skills
  • Make new friends
  • Give back to the community
  • Build connections with others
  • Prepare, do and share

More and more youth need the values, skills and guidance 4-H offers. As a 4-H volunteer, you are supported by 4-H professionals through your local Cooperative Extension Service, a branch of your state's land-grant university.

People volunteer for 4-H for many reasons. One obvious benefit is to help guide and counsel our country's future citizens and leaders. You'll also grow as a person, develop new leadership skills, meet new friends and have great adventures!

Applications are available by contacting the Pendleton County Extension Office directly or coming in to see us personally.