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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

New Members

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 • jennifer.loyd@co.yakima.wa.us

Who Can Join?

It doesn’t matter if you live in the country, the city or anywhere in-between!  You can learn to shoot archery, discover the science behind bread baking, plant and harvest foods, train a dog, take photos, raise a rabbit, engineer robots, become a youth leader and so much more!

4-H is open to anyone age 5 and less than 19 years of age at the beginning of the 4-H year. October 1 through September 30. More kids belong to 4-H than to any other youth group!  In fact, it’s the biggest youth group in the nation with almost 7 MILLION members!

How Do I Join? 

To find out more about joining a club or program contact WSU Yakima County Extension at Yakima.4H@wsu.edu or (509) 574-1600.  We can tell you what clubs are already formed in your area and what projects they exploring.

4-H Staff will want to know what area of Yakima County you live in, and what type of project or program you think you’ll like. Check out the Projects & Programs pages for ideas!

Find Yakima County 4-H on Facebook

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