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4-H in Jefferson County

4-H in Jefferson County

4-H is for all boys, girls, young men & women, ages 5-18 with activities & opportunities to meet new friends, develop interests & hobbies, increase self confidence, enjoy group activities, serve the community & much more!

Join the 4-H Revolution of Responsibility! Find out how others have made a difference in their community and see how you can make a difference by being a 4-H member too!

You can become involved in your community also! There are many 4-H clubs in Jefferson County that can help you.

4-H has many opportunities to offer youth. Get interested and become involved in all that 4-H can do for you!