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Members of the 4-H family are pledging their head, heart, hands and health to making a difference in their community. Now it's time for you to make the #4Hpledge your own! Tell us how you will live the 4-H pledge. Find out more >>

4-H & Youth


Registration Deadline
January 9, 2017

Includes keynote from the Vt. Agency of Ag Veterinary Office, and information on tractor safety, teen and leadership opportunities, 4-H SPIN clubs, and open discussion time.

January 6-7, 2017

This is a horseless camp filled with activities to learn about horses and to have fun! January 6 and 7, 2017. For Chittenden County 4-Hers only.

Application Deadline
January 15, 2017

Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) is the only national leadership development experience designed exclusively for 4-H'ers entering grades 7-9. The program will take place July 17-21, 2017 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, just 1 mile from Washington, D.C.

Kimberly Griffin


New 4-H Educator on the Job in Bennington and Rutland Counties

Rutland--Kimberly Griffin has been named the new University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H educator for Bennington and Rutland Counties. She will be based in the UVM Extension Office in Rutland.

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New Family-Oriented Program Targets Local Sixth Graders

Brandon--Sixth graders in the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union School District, along with their parents or caregivers, are invited to take part in a new youth and family education program designed to help them improve their problem-solving and communications skills.


Addison County 4-H Members Give Back to Local Community Organizations

Middlebury, Vt. -- The 4-H Pledge includes the line, “give my hands to larger service” and several Addison County 4-H clubs take that commitment seriously.


Four 4-H'ers Compete at National Dairy Judging Contest

Burlington--Four Vermont teens were among the 112 4-H'ers from throughout the country chosen to participate at the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Madison, Wisconsin, earlier this fall.