Collegiate 4-H is an organization that provides its members with a sense of identity on campus, enriches their lives through group projects and recreation, and develops confidence and leadership skills.
Clubs provide service and support to their local and state 4-H programs, such as serving as judges and conducting training workshops.
Collegiate 4-H is:
Cornell Collegiate 4-H
- Open to all students (no 4-H experience necessary)
- An ambassador group for Cornell Cooperative Extension
- A service, project based organization
- A great opportunity to share and build leadership skills
- A great way to start or extend a 4-H career
Students dedicated to serving the Cornell campus and the Ithaca community. Service projects help area children as well as promote growth among members of the organization. Cornell Collegiate 4-H is a part of the National Collegiate 4-H Organization and members have the opportunity to attend regional and national meetings.
Cornell Collegiate 4-H Recent Service
Assist with local Tompkins County 4-H programs such as quiz bowls and important fundraisers.
Reach out to other New York State county 4-H programs to help with a wide variety of projects and programs.
Assist with State events, such as evaluating public presentations and conducting the National 4-H Science Day Experiment on campus.
Attend Northeast and National Collegiate 4-H Conferences to gain insight, build leadership skills, see the world and have fun.
How to Get Involved
The organization has big plans for the year to come, both in continuing current projects and extending their reach within the Cornell campus, Ithaca community and connecting with other Collegiate 4-H programs. All are encouraged to attend meetings and share their creative ideas regarding outreach and service. Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of every month throughout the academic year.
Looking to Start a Collegiate 4-H Club?
Club Establishment Guidelines (pdf)
Contact Adam Davis