What is 4-H?
4-H is one of the largest youth development programs in the United States involving more than 6.5 million young people and 540,000 youth and adult volunteers. The focus is on helping youth learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills by participating in projects and service.
Membership is open to any youth when he/she is in at least the third grade and/or 9 years of age and is not older than 21. The Cloverbud program is open to youths ages 5-7 years of age. On a local level 4-H offers community clubs, specialty clubs, cloverbud clubs, county camp(s), club outings, Achievement Banquet, and more! In 4-H youth socialize, learn, and develop life skills in a safe, educational atmosphere.
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Wood County 4-H offers four summer "4-H camps", community "4-H clubs", and a "4-H Afterschool program". Come join 4-H and have fun while you discover the world. For more information about 4-H and how you can join the adventure, call the Wood County Extension Office at 304-424-1960.