4-H: Empowering Youth with Skills for a Lifetime

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2017 4-H Fairbook

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

Renaissance 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp

Travel back in time to the Renaissance period and explore: maps, rope making, boat construction, taste new world foods, test a trebuchet and more!

Oregon 4-H International Exchange 2017

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

4-H Market Animal Forms

All required Market Animal forms for fair entry 

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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

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Upcoming Events

Jun. 21, 2017 - Jun. 24, 2017 (all day)
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Jun. 25, 2017 - Jun. 30, 2017 (all day)
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Jun. 26, 2017 9:00am - Jun. 28, 2017 5:00pm
6th-8th Graders ACT NOW! NO COST 3 Day Camp!  June 26th-28th, 2017, Daily 9am-5pm Raft …
Jun. 28, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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