What is 4-H?
4-H is is one of the largest youth development programs in the United States
involving more than 6.5 million young people and 540,000 youth and adult volunteers.
The focus is on helping youth learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills by
participating in projects and service.
Membership is open to any youth when he/she is in at least the third grade and/or 9 years of age and is not older than 21. The Cloverbud program is open to youths ages 5-7 years of age. On a local level 4-H offers community clubs, specialty clubs, cloverbud clubs, county camp(s), club outings, Achievement Banquet, and more! In 4-H youth socialize, learn, and develop life skills in a safe, educational atmosphere.Studies show that 4-H members
- do better in school
- are more motivated to help others
- feel safe to try new things
- achieve a sense of self-esteem
- develop lasting friendships
- Explorers (Leader – Teresa Veara)
- Mighty Iroquios (Leader – Pam Hessler)
- Relentless Robotics (Leader – Angie Hott)
- Settlers (Leader – Becky Stotler)
- Tuscarorians (Leaders – Beth and Allen Michael)
CampsTri-County 4-H Camp
Older: June 12-16 - Ages 15 to 21 - No Late Registrations or Walk-Ins!
Intermediate: June 19-23 - Ages 12 to 14
Younger: June 25-29 - Ages 9 to 11
Where: Camp Frame in Hedgesville, WV
Cost: $125 Younger/Intermediate or $135 Older
Registration Health History Form Media Release 18-21 Year Old Camper
West Virginia 4-H offers opportunities that can give your child an edge in life. Our program provides a variety of volunteer opportunities for youths, adolescents and adults. Find out how to become a 4-H volunteer.
Volunteers - Required documents
- Selection Process - Full Document
- Volunteer Code of Conduct
- Volunteer Application (2pp) – fillable
- Volunteer Reference Form (2pp) – fillable
- Volunteer File Checklist
- State 4-H Camp Application Checklist – coming Fall 2017
- 2017 State Camp Staff Application – coming Fall 2017
- 2017 State Camp Staff Application Cover Letter – coming Fall 2017