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Welcome to the Pittsburg County 4-H Program! We strive to build youth's leadership, citizenship, and life skills through the 4-H program. Find information and resources about 4-H in Noble county below. Interested and want to discuss 4-H? Contact the Pittsburg County Extension Office. We are happy to help!

 

What is 4-H?

4-H is the largest youth organization in the nation, open to youth grades 3rd - 12th grades and administered by the OSU Extension. Through 4-H, youth learn valuable life skills that enable them to grow into productive citizens. Through hands-on learning opportunities in many different areas of interest, youth develop critical thinking skills, gain self-confidence, set and achieve goals, and learn responsibility.

 

Although 4-H is deeply rooted in agricultural practices, its not cows, plows and sows anymore. Today's 4-H youth can still be found showing steers, but also using GPS units, teaching others about drug and alcohol prevention, traveling, taking photographs and giving speeches.

 

4-H is a youth development program open to all youth in Pittsburg County.  Youth may enroll in 4-H on September 1 if they are 8 AND in the 3rd grade. If they turn 8 after September 1 and are in the 3rd grade, they will not be eligible to enroll in 4-H until the next 4-H year but they may participate as a Cloverbud.  4-H membership ends on August 31 following the completion of the 12th grad or having reached the age of 19 on or before September 1, whichever comes first.

Cloverbud program 5-8 year olds.

4-H is . . .

Learning by doing.
Having fun.
Making new friends.
Developing volunteerism.
Becoming a leader.
Practicing responsibility.
Solving problems.
Making the best better.

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