Preparing young people to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.
4-H is dedicated to learning and understanding how its programs help youth become responsible citizens leading healthy and productive lives and discovering critical science-focused innovations.
4-H is the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. In partnership with 110 universities, 4-H life changing programs are research-backed & available through 4-H clubs, camps, afterschool & school enrichment programs in every county & parish in the U.S.
4-H is the youth development program of our nation's Cooperative Extension System & USDA.
SDSU Extension is the indispensible outreach link to people growing South Dakota's, and the nation's, future by providing s olutions and creating opportunities. We foster learning communities that empower citizens to advocate for sustainable change and strengthen agriculture, natural resources, youth, families and communities.