4-H is the nation's largest youth development organization focusing on leadership, citizenship, and life skills. It is very diverse offering many different activities ranging from Health Living to Agriculture to Science Engineering and Technology and much more!
The Mission of 4-H is to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
The four Hs in 4-H are Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. They are the four values members work on through fun and engaging programs.
My HEAD to clearer thinking,
My HEART to greater loyalty,
My HANDS to larger service, and
My HEALTH to better living,
For my club, my community, my country, and my world.
4-H Member's Creed
I believe in 4-H Club work for the opportunity it will give me to become a useful citizen.
I believe in the training of my HEAD for the power it will give me to think, plan and to reason.
I believe in the training of my HEART for the nobleness it will give me to be kind, sympathetic and true.
I believe in the training of my HANDS for the ability it will give me to be helpful, skillful and useful.
I believe in the training of my HEALTH for the strength it will give me to enjoy life, resist disease and to work efficiently.
I believe in my country, my state and my community and in my responsibility for their development.
In all these things I believe, and am willing to dedicate my efforts to the fulfillment.