More than 6 million young people across the country today will be celebrating National 4-H Week, which takes place annually during the first full week of October. CCE Sullivan County 4-H leverages National 4-H Week to celebrate the great things that the 4-H youth development program offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H young people who each day work to a make a positive impact on their community.
Celebrate with CCE Sullivan County 4-H by visiting the NYS Fair selected project exhibits being displayed this week at the Government Center in Monticello and take a look around your town for special club designed window displays showing off their pride for 4-H.
Research has proven that participation in 4-H has a significant positive impact on young people. Recent findings from the Tufts University 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development indicate that, when compared to their peers, young people in 4-H are:
In Sullivan County, more than 300 4-H members and 100 volunteers are involved in 4-H.
About 4-H: 4-H, the largest youth development organization in the world, is a community of seven million young people across the globe learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. In the U.S., 4-H programs are implemented by the 109 land grant universities and the Cooperative Extension System through their 3,100 local Extension offices across the country. Overseas, 4-H programs operate throughout more than 50 countries.
Extension Education Center
64 Ferndale-Loomis Road
Liberty, New York 12754