Old Growth RedwoodsAbout 4H

4H motto:  “To Make the Best Better”

4H Purpose: “To Learn by Doing”

4H is a national program for youth from ages 5-19 that teaches leadership, citizenship, and life skills by participating in the program.  The program includes  a monthly business meeting during the school year, projects, events, camps, fair participation, public speaking and community service. See “All About 4-H” for more information.

4-H Pledge

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

4-H Emblem

“Head-Heart-Hands-Health”

The 4-H Emblem is a green four leaf clover with a white “H” on each leaf. The emblem symbolizes the desired skills and abilities youth will learn through their participation in 4-H activities.

Head – Problem solving: ability to sort out complex problems.

Heart – Emotional development: developing good attitudes toward work and learning, developing acceptance and appreciation of other people.

Hands – Skills development: ability to do skill by doing and habit of doing.

Health – Physical development: understanding and appreciating a growing and changing body.