Each year the Weld County 4-H program teaches 900 youth ages 5 – 18 life skills through research based experiential learning projects through 27 4-H community clubs led by 275 volunteer leaders. Another 4,059 youth participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities and learn life skills through school enrichment and after school programs.
More than 50 projects are offered in areas including clothing construction and apparel, foods and nutrition, large and small animal care and training, wildlife, leadership, citizenship, wind power, electronics, model rocketry and many others. 4-H teaches decision making (judging), record keeping, good health practices, public speaking and other life skills. 4-H also involves youth in community service projects.
4-H Mission Statement: 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.