4-H Youth Development

Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development

Missouri 4-H

Missouri 4-H Foundation

Ready to join 4-H?
It's easy. Contact your local MU Extension center.


4-H chick in the classroom project hatches interest in science

For more than five decades, elementary students in Missouri classrooms have flocked around 4-H specialists to learn the science of embryology. This year 1,500 dozen eggs were distributed statewide. Read more

4-H members test horse judging skills

4-H'ers from all across the state tested their horse judging skills Saturday, March 15. 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

4-H Fair Queen from 60 years ago to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Once a member and leader, Kay Daggs Eggleston remains an active volunteer and supporter of the county 4-H club her father helped organize. Her twin granddaughters are the fourth generation in her family to participate in 4-H activities in Scotland County. Read more

Troy photographer learned skills in 4-H

Seniors at Troy Buchanan High School will smile big this summer and fall for their classmate Kirsten Shramek, owner of Kirsten Layne’s Photography. Read more

Day elected president of Missouri 4-H

Jared Day of Pilot Grove was elected president of Missouri 4-H. His election was announced at the conclusion of the recent annual State 4-H Congress. Read more

Legendary broadcaster touts value of 4-H during visit to MU

Orion Samuelson attributed his rise to the pinnacle of broadcasting to his eight-year membership in the Kickapoo Rustlers 4-H Club. Read more

Goppert Foundation endows Missouri 4-H scholarship

A $50,000 endowment will provide perpetual support for 4-H youths from 10 Missouri counties to attain higher education. 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.

4-H across Missouri

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


All state 4-H events

Wednesday, May 28, 2014