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State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637

4-H Programs

4-H is more than just another activity for kids. 4-H programs emphasize the development of life skills during hands-on learning opportunities supervised by positive, caring adults. While most 4-H members belong to a community club offering a variety of projects and activities, Idaho 4-H sponsors additional programs that offer opportunities for 4-Hers large and small.

4-H Afterschool

4-H Afterschool combines the resources of 4-H with community afterschool programs to bring kid-tested educational activities to Idaho towns and cities. 4-H programs emphasize healthy living, science and technology, citizenship – and most of all – fun!
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4-H Ambassadors

4-H Ambassadors helps teens make the most of 4-H leadership opportunities. Designed for teens ages 14 and above, these active, committed young people work to further the goals of 4-H and prepare themselves for a bright future. Learn how you can become a 4-H Ambassador.
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4-H Cloverbuds

Looking for noncompetitive educational activities for younger children? 4-H has the just the program! The 4-H Cloverbuds curriculum is designed to introduce youths ages 5-7 to the fun of 4-H, including a several projects just like those older youths complete. Cloverbuds can even enter their projects in the county fair.
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Collegiate 4-H Club

Just can't get enough of 4-H after graduating from high school? Students attending the University of Idaho can join the Collegiate 4-H Club and carry on the great traditions of service and leadership.
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Healthy Living

Idaho 4-H engages children and youth in many healthy living activities from preparing nutritious snacks, to gardening, to being active at club meetings, camps and afterschool.
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4-H International Programs

4-H has international programs? Yes, 4-H sponsors exchanges for youths with more than a dozen countries. Global understanding and cultural exchange are key features of 4-H international programs. Host a teen or adult from another country or travel safely and inexpensively through 4-H homestay programs.
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Outreach to Military Kids

4-H teams up with the U.S. Army to support the families of Idaho's reserve and active duty soldiers who have been impacted by the global war on terrorism. These dedicated volunteers and professionals help create local support networks, raise community awareness, and implement educational programs.
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4-H Robotics

Who knew science could be this much fun! Idaho ROKS (Idaho Robotics Opportunities for K-12 Students) has seven interconnected programs that deliberately link robotics with higher education. Children and adults of all ages can plug into the future while enjoying activities today.
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Shooting Sports

Shooting Sports is one of the fastest growing project areas in 4-H. Whether you want to trap shoot, target shoot with a rifle or pistol, or hunt with a firearm or bow, job one is learning safety and accuracy.
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Youth-Adult Partnerships

Leadership activities and skill acquisition work hand-in-hand in this program dedicated to connecting youthful energy with community planning. Youths and adults work together to improve their communities through philanthropy, entrepreneurship, community mapping, civic activism, and governance.
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