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4-H Youth Development

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Upcoming Events
Wed 26

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Oct 02

Kitsap 4-H Teen Leaders Planning Meetings

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oct 03

4-H Council Meeting

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Oct 04

Salmon Docent Training

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 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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