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.