Engaging youth as valued, contributing members of their communities in partnership with caring adults.

4-H is part of University of Missouri Extension and is publicly supported by county, state and federal governments as well as private resources, both human and financial. 4-H welcomes all Missouri youth.

As America’s largest youth development organization, 4-H offers youth, families, and adult volunteers of all ages many ways to engage, grow and serve — through clubs, camps, contests, conferences, special interest groups, in-school and afterschool programs, and more. It’s about young people making new friends and memories while preparing to be future leaders — from both rural and urban areas.

The synergy of effective past and present programs, dedicated volunteers and spirited young people will only continue to manifest our vision of a world in which both young people and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change

Sign up to receive the Missouri 4-H Electronic Youth Connection, a monthly newsletter that communicates about the many opportunities available when participating in Missouri 4-H. This included events, projects, updates, scholarship, grant opportunities and more!

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4-H Foundation Scholarships

Find scholarship lists and application guidelines on the Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarships webpage.

Missouri 4-H Interstate Exchange Handbook (PDF)

This resource has been designed to aid a county program and exchange committee in the planning, participating, fundraising and hosting an Interstate Exchange over two consecutive summers.

Sample 4-H Meats Scantron (PDF)

Instructions and sample scantron for the 4-H/FFA Meats Evaluation Form.

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