Over 100 years of service to youth! Jefferson County 4-H provides free activities, events, and clubs for youth ages K-12 throughout the county.
All 4-H youth development emphasizes three types of basic life skills: Competency, coping, and contributing. Areas of focus include animals, technology, home arts, alternative sports, challenge activities,leadership and much more.
Find out more online: http://4h.jefferson.wsu.edu/index.php?page=clubs
Whether youth participate in clubs, after school programs, day camps, or in other program settings, the 4-H mission and goals remain the same:
- To help our children become involved in their community,
- Respect themselves and others
- Develop to their full potential
You Should Know:
- 4-H is the largest out of school youth program in the U.S., with almost 7 million members and 500,000 teen and adult volunteers.
- As a collaboratively supported youth program of Washington State University, WSU Extension, and local county government, 4-H receives county and university support for all its project areas and howtobcome.
- Our local 4-H is the place where all Jefferson County youth in grades K-12 can join FREE and explore youth leadership, hands-on learning, and community service.
4-H Jefferson County includes:
- 40 clubs
- 900 Youth Served Annually (47% teens)
- 110 Adult Volunteer Leaders
- Two After School Programs
- In-School Programs
- Special Events
- Summer Camps
- WSU 4-H Gibbs Lake Challenge Course
- University Support
Contact: Sue Hay
Interim 4-H Coordinator
360-379-5610 ext. 208
360-385-4614; cell: 360-774-1569