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4-H helps kids to do better in school, learn to help others, and feel more capable and responsible

4-H Clubs, camps, after-school programs, and trips help youth reach their fullest potential. Members have opportunities to connect to Cornell University, learn through hands-on activities, lead, be inspired, inspire others, much more.

Want to get involved? Join 4-H with thousands of other New York State members, volunteers, staff, and funders. Find your potential, meet awesome kids, and accomplish things you never thought possible.   Please visit our ‘ Join Us’ page or contact us.

4-H is the largest out of school youth organization in the United States with over 6 million youth members. Our history is rich - we have been around since the beginning of the 20th century - enriching the lives of youth and their families.  There are Cornell Cooperative Extension staff leading 4-H programs in nearly every county and city - so find a 4-H program near you!