UGA Extension Office

4-H Youth Development

About 4-H

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, empowering six million young people throughout the United States.

4-H reaches every corner of our nation—from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities. 4-H helps shape youth to move our country and the world forward in ways that no other youth organization can.

Parents love the proven results

Kids love that 4-H is FUN


Any person, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability may enroll as a 4-H member.

Youth who are in grades 4 through 12 may enroll in 4-H clubs and groups.

4-H does not charge dues or require uniforms. However, there are fees and dress associated with certain events and programs.

4-H Motto

To Make the Best Better

4-H Vision

A world in which youth and adults learn, grown, and work together as catalysts for positive change.

4-H Core Values

Agriculture, Citizenship, Communication, Environment, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Leadership

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Upcoming Events
  • Jul 7 - Jul 10 4-H State Officer Training An intensive training program to orient the newly-elected Georgia 4-H State Board of Directors to their duties and expectations while helping them continue to develop their leadership and life skills. Athens, GA - (221.0 Miles)
  • Jul 11 - Jul 13 Georgia Junior Beef Futurity Georgia Junior Beef Futurity Perry, GA Perry, GA - (118.0 Miles)
  • Jul 21 4-H Day at the Atlanta Braves game 4-H DAY AT THE ATLANTA BRAVES GAME Preliminary Ticket Orders Due: May 10, 2019 Final Payments for All Tickets Due: June 10, 2019 GAME DATE & TIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1:20 PM Atlanta, GA - (225.0 Miles)
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