OSU Extension~4-H Youth Development

The 4-H Vision
  • Ohio 4-H is the state's premier organization dedicated to making youth become positive, productive citizens, as well as catalysts for positive change in order to meet the needs of a diverse and changing society.

    The 4-H Value Set
  • 4-H believes in these values...

  • Youth Development is the focus of everything we do and that 4-H allows individuals to unlock their potential through: Partnerships are essential in successful youth development for: Volunteerism is fundamental to: Diversity strengthens the ability of 4-H to:

    The 4-H Mission
  • 4-H Youth Development Education Porgram creates supportive environments for culturally diverse youth and adults to reach their fullest potential. In support of this mission we will:
    • provide formal and non-formal community-focused experimental learning,
    • develop skills that benefit youth throughout life,
    • foster leadership and volunteerism in youth and adults,
    • build internal and external partnerships for programming and funding,
    • strengthen families and communities, and
    • use research-based knowlegde and the land grant university system.
    Achievement of this mission will result in capable, competent and caring citizens.

    Home Sources
    E-Mail The Family Farm Project