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What is a 4-H Club?

A 4-H club is a group of young people and adults who meet regularly for fun and learning. Clubs are usually made up of families from a community and often formed around schools, churches or community centers. Most clubs hold monthly meetings attended by members and their parents. Club members elect officers who lead the group and the meetings. An adult club leader advises the officers. The meetings usually last less than two hours. The time is equally divided among club business, recreation and educational programs. A well-organized 4-H club meeting provides opportunities for every member to be involved.


4-H Mission

The mission of the 4-H Youth Development Program is to provide Oklahoma youth, families, and communities with educational programs that will create environments for diverse audiences of youth and adults to reach their fullest potential by developing and enhancing skills for living.

 

4-H Pledge

I pledge...


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 Motto

"To Make the Best Better"

 

Youth ages 8 years old and in the 3rd grade by September 1st to 12th grade, can join 4-H. Clover buds, is a non-competitive 4-H program for youth 5-8 years of age that are not yet able to enroll as 4-H members. To find out more about how to join 4-H please contact the Jefferson County OSU Extension Office.

 

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