4‑H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The New Jersey 4‑H Youth Development Program offers everyone in grades K–13, the opportunity to explore countless opportunities in science, arts, foods, outdoor adventure, and more. 4‑H is where there's fun in learning and learning is fun!
4‑H programming focuses on three priority areas called mission mandates. They are science, engineering and technology; healthy living; and citizenship. The three mission mandates align with the research and programming efforts of USDA and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Visit the links below to find out more about these key priority areas for the 4‑H youth development program.