Lane County 4-H

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Junior Master Naturalist - Now Open to ALL Youth in 4th-8th grades!
Youth participating in this program will learn about regional natural resources through field trips to local natural areas, hands-on science experiments, service projects, and outdoor adventures! Click to learn more and register!
Winter Workshop Series
Don't delay, RSVP today! Space is limited. These workshops have been developed to enhance enthusiasm and skills related to static project areas. All workshops are completely free, and open to youth ages 9 – 18! Youth will get hands on experience with a number of different topics, and have the opportunity to leave each workshop with a finished project. All workshops are held at the OSU Lane County Extension office in Eugene, and take place on Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Click to view the full schedule.
Youth Advocates for Health!
Be a Teen Teacher! Teens as Teachers offers training for youth ages14-19 in leadership, cooking and program facilitation while preparing them to offer health related lessons to younger children. Apply by January 20 to be invited to a YA4-H! weekend retreat with other local teens! For more information and to apply click here.

4-H grows compassion, responsibility, confidence and respect through positive youth development.

4-H projects vary as widely as the youth who participate in them. Using the vast array of projects to engage youth, the 4-H program focuses on teaching life skills through postive youth development. Whether youth enroll in Robotics and the Junior Master Naturalist program, or Photography, Animals, and Art, they learn compassion, responsibility, confidence, and respect, have opportunities to thrive through 4-H participation.

The 4-H year and annual enrollment begins October 1st. Youth 5-8 years old (as of September 1) can join the Cloverbud program where participation is non-competitive and exploratory. These members explore everything the 4-H program has to offer, and Cloverbuds are encouraged to try new subjects. Youth 9-18 years old (or 19 if still in high school) may choose to enroll in a variety of projects, and participate in competitive and non-competitive activities throughout the year.

Positive Youth Development

Stay up to date with Lane County 4-H Weekly News!

Join a 4-H Community Club

Come to our 4-H Community Club Meetings to meet the Leaders and Join!

Get Involved

Learn how to become a 4-H Volunteer Leader.

Contact Lane County 4-H to learn more!

Support the Lane County 4-H Program

Want to help support the 4-H program in Lane County? Your tax-deductible donation can be made to the Oregon 4-H Foundation. Be sure to indicate "Lane County 4-H" in the box that says "Area you'd like to support."

Thank you for supporting positive youth development in Lane County!

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