4-H Youth Development
4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the University of Florida IFAS. 4-H is open to all youth, ages 5-18, determined as of September 1 of the current 4-H program year. It reaches youth through 4-H clubs, special interest groups, in school programs, camps and after school programs. 4-H uses a learn by doing approach and caring adults to help youth gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens.