You Know What the four H's
head to clearer thinking
heart to greater loyalty
hands to larger service
health to better living
my club, my community, my country and my world.
the concepts that led to the organization of
4-H began in many places across the country
in the same time frame, Iowa is credited with
first using a three-leaf clover emblem with
an imprinted H on each leaf that represented
"head, heart and hands" around 1903.
The fourth H - health was added in 1911.
About the History of Nebraska 4-H
do you learn in 4-H?
You learn practical skills such as fitness, meal preparation,
rocket building, clothing care, animal and human nutrition,
first aid, woodworking, gardening, and many other skills
through the more than 150 projects available.
Nebraska 4-H: 4-H has been serving the young people
of Nebraska with educational and leadership opportunities
since 1902; and 4-H is one of the largest youth organizations
in Nebraska, with over 34,000 youth members in organized
4-H Clubs and with over 10,000 adult volunteers. The
4-H program uses many methods to reach 21st century
youth. Through traditional 4-H clubs, school enrichment
activities, overnight camps and day camps, and special
interest groups, the 4-H program across Nebraska has
touched the lives of numerous young people.
4-H. Discover You. For more information...