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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being conducted consistent with the latest official state guidance. WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers are following protocols for vaccination, masking, distancing and hygiene. If this office is not open to the public, we are available during normal business hours via email, phone, and web conference.

4-H Youth Development

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UPDATE MARCH 21, 2021:

Dear 4-H Families, Volunteers and Members:

In consultation with WSU Extension and the WA State Dept. of Health, all 4-H programming will be conducted virtually, postponed or cancelled, effective immediately (see March 2021 update above!). In addition, all WSU County Offices will be closed to PHYSICAL PUBLIC ACCESS; however, 4-H Faculty and 4-H Staff will continue operations. By taking this action, our 4-H community will do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read More

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About 4-H

What is 4-H?

4-H is America’s largest youth development organization—empowering nearly six million young people around the world, 4-H type clubs now exist in at least 82 countries.

4-H is everywhere–in cities, suburbs, small towns, and rural communities.

Who Can Join 4-H?

4-H is open to every youth, ages 5 to not yet 19, without discrimination!

4-H “age” is determined by the age of the youth by October 1st of the current 4-H year.

Shooting sports and large animal projects require youth to be at least 8 years of age, as of October 1st, to participate.

The 4-H Motto


The 4-H Mission

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.


Washington State University 4-H Youth Development is developing young people to become productive citizens who are engaged in positive change, meeting the needs of a diverse and changing society.

The 4-H Approach


4-H uses an experiential learning model, which means we “learn by doing” through hands-on experiences, whether it’s learning to build a robot, care for a horse, or do great photography.

4-H Pledge

Head, Heart, Hands, Health band of icons

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Upcoming Events
Sat 29

4-H Holiday Cookie Challenge

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Feb 15

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 15

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Apr 19

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn more about what we do!

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