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About 4-H

What is 4-H?

4-H is open to youth ages 5-18. It is the Cooperative Extension Service’s dynamic and educational program for youth (Research impacts 4-H).

4-H has about 6 million youth members across the United States. The name 4-H is summarized as the four-fold development of youth through the Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.

What do youth do in 4-H?

4-H youth complete hands-on projects in areas like healthy living, STEM, agriculture, and civic engagement in a positive environment, where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on leadership roles. Through these experiences, youth build life skills. View our 4-H Project Guidebook.

For the 4-H Awards Handbook and project record forms for ages 8-18 visit the 4-H Awards and Incentives webpage.

How to join:

To get started, fill out our Pitt County 4-H interest form to work with the 4-H agent to help you choose a 4-H club or pick a project/workshop that will fit your needs! Next, you will fill out the 4-H enrollment form on 4-H Online to become officially enrolled in 4-H!

Learn more about our current  4-H Clubs here and check out our Upcoming Events!

Email and Text List

Would you like to receive updates about upcoming 4-H events and programs? If so join our Pitt County 4-H Remind Classroom Here!

Various 4-H activities