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What Is a 4-H Club

What is a 4-H Club?

A 4-H club is the most basic unit of 4-H. Some clubs are large and some are small; however, a new club can be organized with as few as 5 youth and a volunteer club leader. Youth do not have to join a club to be in 4-H, but it is a great opportunity to learn valuable life skills.

Clubs generally meet once or twice a month on a regular schedule, which is determined by the families in the club. During meetings members learn how to accomplish the goals of their projects, how to run a business meeting, and how to do demonstrations about their projects. The clubs may plan recreational activities, community service projects, fundraisers and field trips.

As a 4-H club member, children have the opportunity to meet new people, make new friends, learn about projects, participate in club trips and activities, and more. Each club is unique, as the members determine the focus of their own club.

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


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