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What Can 4-H Offer My Family?


What can 4-H offer my family?

4-H is a family affair. It is very difficult to fit work, family, and home life into a demanding schedule. Today’s parents often find themselves driving their children from one activity to another and miss out on valuable time spent together. There is a solution to this problem. . . 4-H!

4-H encourages family involvement. It’s not just a youth organization, it’s a family organization. That’s one of the reasons 4-H is one of the largest national youth organizations in the country for boys and girls ages 5 to 18.

4-H helps youth to improve family and home life by encouraging family-oriented learning experiences which can lead to closer parent-child relationships. Since parents are the most important influence in youth development, parent cooperation and participation in the 4-H program are given high priority.

4-H provides youth and their parents with numerous projects and activities that are designed to help them learn and grow together. Imagine the fun in developing interests and hobbies as a family!

If you would like to learn more about 4-H, contact your local County 4-H Agent.

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