4-H Youth Development


Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development

Missouri 4-H

Missouri 4-H Foundation

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A stitch in 4-H time

Jenny Doan joined 4-H and learned to sew and quilt. Decades later, in 2008, she and her husband and children stitched together Missouri Star Quilt Co. of Hamilton. Read more

Public input key to developing and maintaining shooting ranges

The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with the Missouri 4-H Foundation to begin seeking input on the available services and usage of MDC's unstaffed shooting ranges across the state. Read more

Youth aim high at Mizzou Trap Academy

During the three-day camp, the participants, all juniors and seniors in high school, shot 300 rounds and received instruction from expert shooters. Watch the video. Read more

Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame inducts 54 members

"Making the best better" for generations of 4-H'ers, 54 people joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 9 at the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Read more

4-H members reach 10,000-hour hunger service goal, keep going

Missouri 4-H clubs and individual youth organized food drives, planted community gardens, hosted dinners, made public presentations and promoted the Invest an Acre program. Read more

4-H no longer just cows and sows

Although it once brought to mind thoughts of cow, sows, plows and pillow-making, 4-H today is just as likely to involve studying maps, apps, robotics and aeronautics. Read more

Operation: Military Kids

MU Extension is reaching out to military youth—before, during and after their parents are deployed—to create a support community network in their own backyard. Read more

4-H across Missouri

These events are open to participants statewide. Choose a county to see local 4-H events.