The 4-H opportunity is available to all youth in Jefferson County between the ages of 5 to 18 years old. 4-H is organized in various clubs that meet throughout the county. 4-H is the youth development program of Penn State Extension - "your first class at Penn State."
4-H Club Membership
- A 4-H club has 5 or more members with a minimum of two volunteer adult leaders to guide the club.
- The club may be all girls, all boys, or boys and girls in a mixed group.
- Meetings are held regularly for business, project lessons, and recreation.
- Individual clubs determine their year-round programs, time and place of meetings, and number of meetings to be held.
Is there a cost?
- There is an annual enrollment fee of $20.00 per member. There is an additional $25.00 per member horse fee if a member is taking a horse project. The club may decide to collect dues or conduct fund raisers to earn money for club activities such as field trips, picnics, etc.
What is a 4-H Project?
Projects are tools used in teaching 4-H members responsibility, developing appreciation, citizenship, decision making, and specific subject matter related to the project area.
There are over 100 projects available for youth to take - projects range from robotics to cows to sewing to wildlife to shooting sports to crafts.
Members will have the opportunity to complete their projects and then display them for evaluation.