Nebraska 4-HCourage Grows Here
Nebraska 4-HEmpathy Grows Here
Nebraska 4-HCuriosity Grows Here
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. In Nebraska, 1-in-3 age-eligible youth participates in 4-H, which is present in all 93 counties. These youth, ages 5-18, participate through camps, clubs, school enrichment, and afterschool programs. All 4-H programs are consistent in placing strong emphasis on life skills, such as problem solving, responsibility, citizenship, and leadership.
4-H overnight and day camps offer recreational, educational, and even career exploration opportunities. Enrollment is not required.
4-H clubs are an organized group that meets regularly to focus on a series of educational experiences. Official enrollment is required.
School enrichment programs offer non-formal, hands-on educational experiences in classrooms in support of school curriculum. Enrollment is not required.
Enrolled 4-H members may participate in numerous educational programs at local, county, district, and state levels. Programs and opportunities listed below are available to youth across the state regardless of what county they are enrolled in.
YOUTH WHO PARTICIPATE IN 4-H ARE...
more likely to give back to their communities
more likely to be civically active
more likely to make healthier choices
more likely to participate in STEM activities