Making the Best Better
* 4-H is a unique, informal education program
* 4-H develops life skills that assist in becoming responsible adults.
* 4-H is one of the largest youth programs in the world and is the largest out-of-school youth organization in the United States with over 6 million youth members
* 4-H is all about learning by doing
* 4-H is delivered by Cornell University Cooperative Extension
The four H's (head, heart, hands, and health) represent four basic human needs: independence, belonging, generosity, and mastery. Research shows that youth whose basic needs are met in positive ways are likely to grow into active citizens and contributing members of their families and communities.
Interested in joining 4-H?
4-H is available to all youth, ages 8-19, regardless of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Adult volunteer leaders come from all walks of life. For more information about 4-H in Genesee County call 585-343-3040 or stop by our office at 420 E. Main Street in Batavia.
Who Can Be a 4-H Leader?
Parents or other interested adults who are willing to volunteer a part of their time and skills by sharing their abilities with youth. Interested adults may call the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genese County at 585-343-3040.
Please click HERE to visit the Genesee County 4-H website.
Chip Malone, 4-H Youth Development Educator
Phone: 585-343-3040 ext. 130
Barb Sturm, 4-H Youth Development/Ag In The Classroom Educator
Phone: 585-343-3040 ext. 122
or stop by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County at 420 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020