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.
I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
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.