Approximately 450 youth between ages 5-19 are educated by around 150 leaders in Clatsop County. There are a variety of projects that youth enroll in, which include beef, sheep, swine, horse, small animals, clothing, cooking, art, and gardening, etc. The program is active year round and teaches youth responsibility, confidence, and general life skills through project participation. Clatsop County 4-H members have been selected as Oregon Ambassadors National 4-H Congress delegates held in Atlanta, Georgia, and are representing Oregon in poultry and dairy judging teams across the U.S.
Oregon 4-H is a leader in creating learning experiences where Oregon youth and adults can build a true sense of self esteem and discover positive futures.
The mission of the Oregon 4-H Youth Development Program is to develop youth and adult potential to improve communities through...
4-H has been a national community education and service program in Clatsop County for 86 years. Its character is defined by its unique Mission, Values, and Vision, by its participants--youth members, adult volunteers, staff, and alumni--and by its programs, activities and events, and by it's long history of service, education and training.
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I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
my heart to greater loyalty,
my hands to larger service, and
my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country and my world.
Prometo usar mi mente para pensar con más claridad,
mi corazón para ser más leal,
mis manos para ser más servicial,
mi salud para cuidarme más,
por mi club, mi comunidad, mi país y mi mundo.
Provide educational programs to assist youth in developing appropriate life and technical skills for adulthood.
Provide volunteer and staff training to assist families and communities in developing sound educational programs for youth. (Top)