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Middlebury Collegiate 4-H

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We are Middlebury College's 4-H group dedicated to mentoring local youth in Addison County, VT and educating our college community about agriculture.

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CONTEXT

What is 4-H?

4-H is a coeducational youth group similar to boy scouts or girl scouts but with an agricultural focus. Sponsored by the USDA, youth learn leadership skills and the confidence to succeed while engaging in hands-on, educational activities.

4-H groups cover a wide variety of projects including gardening, bee keeping, dairy cattle, equestrianism, sheep, poultry, shooting sports, culinary arts, vet science, swine, nutrition, and so much more.

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Head. 

To think, plan, & reason

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Heart.

To care for others & develop positive attitudes

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Hands.

To be useful, helpful, & skillful

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Health.

To practice healthful living & enjoy life

THE FOUR Hs

More likely to give back to their community
More likely to make healthier choices
More likely to get better grades in school

RESULTS

The 4-H Impact

4-H has a tangible, lasting impact on millions of youth members every year. Long-term studies have shown that 4-H youth are:

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Interested in becoming a member?

Click the link below to let us know!