The history of 4-H demonstrates that the program focus has been on three core mission mandates: science, engineering and technology; healthy living; and citizenship. The three mission mandates align with the research and programming efforts of USDA, the National Institute of Food and Agricultre and the land grant universities and colleges.
Programs of Distinction
4-H Programs of Distinction are a new collection of program descriptions that reflect the high quality of 4-H youth development programs that are occurring in communities across the United States. You can search the program abstracts database and read the indepth program descriptions.