4-H began in the early 1900's as Corn Clubs for boys and Canning Clubs for girls. Although the program has changed a lot through the years, it has always been a program designed to help children become productive members of their communities.
4-H is a national orginization delivered by Cooperative Extension–a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Youth complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Kids experience 4-H in every county and parish in the country. It's an experience they can't stop talking about.The Nebraska 4-H program prepares young people for successful futures. Educational programs place a strong emphasis on life skills.
|Type of Learning||Activity Centered||Project-Centered|
|Type of Instruction||Leader/Parent Directed||Self-study, Individual or Leader/Parent Directed|
The Pick Your Project is an online project selection guide for finding both county-only and state fair eligible 4-H fair projects and their resources. Users can search by keywords or browse by curriculum area, knowledge level, and geographic level.