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Benton County 4-H
Benton County 4-H is a youth organization with a mission of engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of positive youth development. It is open to all 4-12th graders. K-3rd graders can join a non-competitive Cloverbuds program.
There are four personal development areas on which 4-H focuses: Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.
The goal of 4-H is to develop citizenship, leadership, communication and life skills through experiential learning programs and a positive youth development approach.
Though typically thought of as an agriculturally focused organization as a result of its history, 4-H today focuses on citizenship, healthy living, science, engineering and technology and animal science.
The 4-H motto is "To make the best better" and its slogan is "Learn by doing".