4-H Youth Development

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4-H encourages diverse groups of youth to develop their unique skills and talents to the fullest potential. Young people participate in 4-H through clubs, special interest groups, after-school programs, camps and many other activities. “Learning by doing” through hands on activities and community involvement empowers 4-H’ers to develop and strengthen life skills.

Youth participate in 4-H through school 4-H clubs, community clubs, special interest groups, after-school programs, camps and many other activities. Although there are many common activities, each county in Tennessee has its own unique programs and areas of emphasis.

4-H is a unique educational program for students in elementary through high school. It encourages diverse groups of youth to develop their skills and talents to the fullest. As 4-H’ers, youth actively participate in activities, events and projects that develop and strengthen life skills. 4-H is open to everyone. Each county has exciting and fun programs!

Contact us to find out about the 4-H clubs in your community.

4-H Youth Development

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Contact Information


Phone: 731-968-5266
Email:
jtayl208@utk.edu

Who loves summer camp? We do!

Tennessee 4-H has a variety of camping options. Please contact your County Extension Office to get a list of the options available to you.

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Tennessee 4-H operates three 4-H Centers located throughout the state. The 4-H Centers offer a wide variety of camps — an extensive summer camping program for young people in fourth through 12th grades, and camping programs during the school year to accommodate school groups. There are also special camps that take place throughout the year.

4-H Shooting Sports is also a part of the 4-H Recreation program. For more information, click here to visit the Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports webpage.

So, if your thing is kayaking, swimming, electricity, wildlife, archery, fishing, hiking, rafting, ecology, photography, crafts, canoeing, talent shows, drama, soccer, softball, basketball, volleyball, low ropes, cookouts, making new friends, hanging out with old friends, or whatever—whew! There’s something just for you at 4-H camp!!

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4-H Pledge

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.

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