4-H is a youth organization committed to building citizen leaders with marketable skills to succeed in today’s global society.
· 4-H provides pathways for youth to view learning as relevant to the world around them,
· to connect with their communities, and to become intentionally concerned and
· contributing citizens of their communities and the state of North Carolina.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension at NC State University and NC A&T State University conducts the 4-H program. 4-H is the largest youth organization in North Carolina with 21,221 youth and adult volunteers and more than 240,926 participants.
4-H is best identiﬁed by its green four-leaf clover with an H on each leaf. The four H’s on the emblem stand for Head, Heart, Hands and Health. 4-H is the only youth organization based at land-grant universities and provides the ﬁrst exposure many youth have with higher education.
To learn more or to ﬁnd out how to get involved with 4-H, visit the 4-H Website: WWW.NC4H.ORG
Check out this video on the history of NC 4-H: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrt86iUQJqg