4-H: Empowering Youth with Skills for a Lifetime

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2017 4-H Fairbook

The 4-H fairbook & entry cards are now online! Due June 15th!

4-H Summer Camp

Online registration is OPEN! Camp is open to all youth, grades 4th-8th. Camp is scheduled for June 25th-30th 2017. 5/19/17 UPDATE: CAMP IS FULL. Interested youth can still register to be added to the "Wait List"

Oregon 4-H International Exchange 2017

Looking for some new fun this summer? Host a Japanese youth, July 23-August 18, 2017.

OSU Summer Conference

Make memories, experience OSU's campus, enjoy fun classes and incredible speakers!

Become a County Ambassador

The Benton County 4-H Ambassador program strives to promote 4-H and encourages youth to become actively involved in their communities.

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Benton County 4-H

4-H is America's largest youth development organization serving over 6 million youth annually. Benton County 4-H serves over 3,000 youth annually through community clubs, school programs and summer activities.

Youth collaborate with caring adult mentors to lead hands-on projects in areas like science, health, agriculture and citizenship. This experience grows leaders with life skills like confidence, independence, resilience and compassion.

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4-H is open to all 5-19 year olds. Youth aged 5-8 are eligible to join the non-competitive Cloverbud program. The 4-H motto is "To make the best better" and its slogan is "Learn by doing".

*STEM - Science, technology, engineering and mathematics

 4h annual report

The Oregon 4-H Youth Development and Oregon 4-H Foundation 2016 Annual Report showcases the amazing work that is being done in Oregon 4-H! Check out the substantial accomplishments of our Oregon 4-H Youth development program.  Thank you for being a part of this program and helping it to continue to grow and thrive!

Support Youth & Development

Your financial contribution to Benton County 4-H helps sustain our program that helps youth to develop important life skills like citizenship, communication, and leadership.

If you are interested in supporting the Benton County 4-H program, then please consider providing a donation. Please use the attached form for all donations. All donations are tax deductible.We appreciate your support!

2016-2017 4-H Membership Age Requirements

Oregon will use the following age divisions for competitive events.

5-8 year olds are CLOVERBUDS and need to be that age by 9/1 of the current school year. Born between September 2, 2007 – September 1, 2011

9-11 year olds are JUNIORS and need to be that age by 9/1 of current school year. Born between September 2, 2004 – September 1, 2007

12-14 year olds are INTERMEDIATES and need to be that age by 9/1 of current school year. Born between September 2, 2001 - September 1, 2004

15-19 year olds are SENIORS and need to be that age by 9/1 of current school year. Born between September 2, 1997 – September 1, 2001


Upcoming Events

May. 26, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
May. 26, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
See the Benton County website for more details. State Ambassadors here. 
May. 27, 2017 9:00am - 1:00pm
Please see the website for all the details.
May. 29, 2017 (all day)
Our office will be closed to observe Memorial Day. We will re-open Tuesday, May 30th, …
Jun. 01, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
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