4-H is for Everyone


What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development outreach of  the Land Grant Universities, the Cooperative Extension System, and USDA. It is made up  of a community of young people across America who are learning life skills and are supported in this developmental process by caring adult leaders. 4-H’ers are actively involved in educational projects that are fun and that use quality curriculum incorporating the most current research and knowledge available through the Land Grant University system.


4-H youth

  • Have fun
  • Meet new people
  • Learn and do new things
  • Gain life skills
  • Build self-confidence
  • Practice responsibility
  • Set and achieve goals
  • Receive recognition for their efforts and accomplishments



Clover Kids (K-3rd grades)

·  Focus on doing

·  Is non-competitive

·  Teaches life skills for grades K-3

·  Small groups


Traditional 4-H clubs (4th-12th grades)

·  Focus on goal setting and working towards goals

·  Participants keep records of their progress towards goals

·  Teaches life skills for grades 4th-12th

·  Larger on-going groups

Take a look at this Clayton County 4-H brochure designed to answer your questions or call the Clayton County Extension office at 563-245-1451 and we willl connect you with a 4-H leader in your area and answer any questions you may have on 4-H. 

19-20 Clayton County 4-H clubs

Discover 4H for Youth

Discover 4H for Parents

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