4-H Youth Opportunities

What Do You Do?

  • Set your own goals
  • Meet with other youth
  • Learn through projects that you choose
  • Develop skills and interest areas
  • Help plan county and state wide events
  • Make a difference in your community
  • Have Fun!
Who Can Belong?
  • Youth ages 7 through 19
  • 5 and 6 year olds may join the CT 4-H Explorers program.  Please contact your local 4-H office to find an Explorers club in your area.
  • 4-H members come from diverse backgrounds and live in cities, farms, the suburbs, houses or apartments
  • Anyone with enthusiasm and interests!
What Projects are Available?
Almost any interest area can be a 4-H project! Some projects include:
  • Animal projects
  • Photography
  • Computers
  • Double dutch
  • Home arts
  • Entomology
  • Plants and gardening
  • Citizenship
Opportunities Available Through 4-H Local Level:
  • Projects
  • Field trips
  • Community service
  • Public presentations
  • Activities
  • 4-H camp
  • Educational programs
  • After-school programs
  • Clubs
  • Correspondence activities
  • Independent projects
County Level:
  • County workshops
  • 4-H Fair Association
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Citizenship Activities