4-H and Youth

About 4-H

4-H continues to make summers fun. Summer learning activities connected 24,000 youths in diverse adventures, including science camps, literacy and nutrition programs, agricultural field days, and leadership experiences. Through camp, club, and special-project activities, 4-H brings positive youth development activities to one out of every four West Virginia youths.

What is 4-H? WVU 4H boy

History of 4-H


Welcome to 4-H

A brief summary for families that just joined 4-H. Some of the topics this packet contains are:

  • Letter to Parents
  • How Your Child Can Be Successful in 4-H
  • Facts About 4-H
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Glossary of Terms