4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT — 35,312 youth engaged in 4-H programs


35,312 youth are engaged in 4-H programs, including clubs, school enrichment, afterschools/out-of-schools and camps. 4-H, America’s largest youth development program, empowers young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. Youth develop confidence, independence, resilience and compassion. Nebraska Extension 4-H emphasizes: science, citizenship, leadership, agricultural literacy, career development, college readiness and healthy lifestyles. Adult mentors provide guidance and encouragement.

4-H prepares youth for successful futures.