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4-H Youth Development

Kansas State 4-H Office
201 Umberger Hall
1612 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5981 fax

4-H Youth Development

4-H and K-State Research and Extension logoKansas 4-H is the youth development program for K-State Research and Extension.  Through 4-H's educational mission, we help youth to learn by doing.  In 4-H, we are committed to providing positive experiences for as many young people as possible.  While 4-H is a network of families that grows great kids, it is more than that.  4-H helps youth to learn life skills and to reach their full potential in becoming engaged adults who make valuable social and economic contributions in their communities.

4-H is a unique organization, in that it is the only youth development organization with oversight and sponsorship by the federal government.  At the federal level, 4-H is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture, through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.  

The federal government partners with the land-grant university of each state.  In Kansas, that is Kansas State UniversityK-State Research and Extension administers the 4-H program in cooperation with local Extension governing units located in all 105 counties. 
Ready to get started?  Find a 4-H Club near you or Contact Kansas 4-H for more information

4H tenants:  head, heart, hands, health