September 13, 2018 500 AM
4- H is a national organization which helps young people develop life-long knowledge and skills to become engaged citizens.
The 4-H program is a voluntary, non-formal, educational program offered to all youth regardless of race, color, national origin, residence, or handicap. The Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program is conducted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, which is a part of the Texas A&M System. Young people in 4-H learn about citizenship, leadership, foods and nutrition, healthy lifestyles, veterinary science, mechanics and technology, horticulture, agriculture, and other subjects.
4-H is for kids of almost any age. If you’re in kindergarten, fi rst grade, or second grade, you can be in Clover Kids. From third grade to age 19, you can be in 4-H. 4-H has a participation costs of $20 (before November 1st of each year) to join.
For more information, join us at our Rio Grande 4-H kickoff on September 19th at the Presidio High School Library or contact the Presidio County Extension Offi ce at 432-729-4746.