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4-H Youth Development

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Upcoming Events
Mon 16

Mondays in the Raab Park Youth Garden

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 16

Beach Explorations

July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue 17

Vegetable Disease & Pest Problems

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 18

Blueberry Park Kids Cultivate

July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

What Youth Learn in 4-H

  • Leadership
  • Friendship skills
  • Citizenship & Service
  • Responsibility
  • Public speaking
  • Record keeping
  • Goal setting
  • Budgeting
  • Life skills

What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development education program of Washington State University Extension, which is conducted jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, your state land grant university (WSU) and Kitsap County. Today 4-H is everywhere–in cities, suburbs, small towns, and rural communities. 4-H is the largest youth development organization in the nation. The United States has more than 6 million members and 600,000 leaders. Around the world, 4-H type clubs now exist in at least 82 countries. In the 21st century, 4-H serves a broad clientele with expanded program using a variety of ways to “learn by doing.”


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.


4-H youth development education creates supportive environments for all youth and families to reach their fullest potential. This will be accomplished through a systemic approach of foundation and mission driven science to meet our goals.

Join 4-H

Questions? Contact our office 360-337-7157 x6270 or

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