4-H is the youth education program of OSU Extension Service. It is a non-formal, community-focused, experiential education program for todays youth. The program combines the cooperative efforts of youth and adult volunteers with community and Extension resources. The mission of 4-H is to develop youth and adult potential to improve communities through learning to live; learning to make a living; strengthening families and communities; becoming lifelong learners; developing leadership; and using research-based knowledge and the land grant university system. 4-H is open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disabilities, economic status, or geographic location.
Please call or email Amy Schmid for 4-H project information and a member and leader enrollment information and forms.
The 4-H program in Tillamook County involves approximately 100 volunteer leaders, working with more than 500 youth in 80 4-H clubs. Volunteers complete a leader application, provide references, and attend a new leader orientation or complete a video orientation course prior to starting a 4-H club. Please call or email Nancy Kershaw for a 4-H Leader application and information.