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4-H Program Youth Development Program

Why join 4-H?

  • 4-H is the largest youth development program in the nation!
  • 4-H provides opportunities for youth to build confidence, learn to be responsible, and develop skills that will last a lifetime!
  • Make new friends and share a role in 4-H’s unique youth-adult partnerships!
  • Discover your passion through a variety of projects, ranging from rabbits to rocketry! You name it, we have it. If we don’t, we’ll start our own project, together!
  • Youth leadership opportunities range from leading your club as an officer, guiding others in a project as a junior/teen leader, earning your way to become a 4-H County Ambassador, and much more!
  • Make a difference in your club, community, country, and world through various citizenship projects!
  • Travel! 4-H offers educational leadership conferences such as California Focus, Washington Focus, National Conference, National Healthy Living Summit, and so much more.
  • The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development has proved that 4-H’s “learn by doing” approach allows 4-H members to excel beyond their peers. 4-H members are:

                - Nearly 4x more likely to make contributions to their communities

                - About 2x more likely to be civically active

                - Nearly 2x more likely to participate in science programs during out-of-school time

                - Nearly 2x more likely to make healthier choices

For more information about our Imperial County 4-H program, please view the tabs on the left, or contact our office at 1-442-265-7700. 

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