Middlebury Collegiate 4-H
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.
To think, plan, & reason
To care for others & develop positive attitudes
To be useful, helpful, & skillful
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
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: