Program Areas

Engineering & Technology

4‑H programs use hands-on activities in robotics, computer science and electrical engineering to teach problem solving, creative and critical thinking, and inspire kids to explore engineering and technology.

Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy

4‑H programs weave entrepreneurship into many different subject areas, whether it’s learning the economics of raising and selling livestock or using computer science to develop new technology. 4‑H’s financial literacy programs teach youth to navigate the challenges of the real world, such as understanding credit cards and interest rates and saving for retirement.

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Environmental Science & Alternative Energy

4‑H’s programs provide young people first-hand experience in utilizing alternative energy, conserving energy and learning how to limit humanity’s impact on our environment.

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Plant & Animal Science

4‑H programs engage and excite young people in agricultural science topics such as veterinary science, biotechnology, raising and training animals and forestry.

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