What is 4-H about?

4-H is the only federally authorized youth serving organization. It is also the largest youth serving organization in the country. It is a volunteer-led organization that reaches youth through a variety of programs in both rural and urban settings. 4-H provides fun, educational opportunities at the local, state, national, and international levels. 4-H programs are hands-on, age-appropriate, and university-based. 4-H helps youth improve their self-confidence; learn subject matter; and develop important skills including leadership, citizenship, communication, and decision-making that can be applied over a lifetime. For older teens, 4-H also offers opportunities to develop and test their leadership skills as 4-H volunteers and working with youth. For Adults, 4-H offers opportunities for training in a variety of areas including youth development, instruction, and more.

How Do I Join?

If you are interested in joining  give the Richland County Extension Office a call at 406- 433-1206 and speak to the 4-H Extension Agent or anyone in the Extension Office and tell them you want to get involved. They visit with you about joining the 4-H program in Richland County. 

4-H has so much to offer!

From computers to leadership to livestock. 4-H projects cover just about every facet of the imagination that you might be interested in.

Why Not Join Today?