Welcome to North Dakota 4-H!
4-H provides hands-on, real life experiences through projects, activities, and events. Our program is available to all youth and offered in every county in North Dakota. 4-H is the largest and the only research based youth organization in the state.
Support North Dakota 4-H Youth!
The 4-H motto, "To Make the Best Better," Challenges both youth and adults to build on their strengths and become the best person they can be! Whether your family is one of the North Dakota 4-H Century Families, a first generation 4-H family, or someone who has seen firsthand positive outcomes 4-H plays in your community, you have undoubtedly heard stories about what 4-H has done in the lives of people. We want to hear from you!
The North Dakota 4-H Foundation plays an extremely important role in supporting 4-H program in North Dakota. In 2017 the 4-H Foundation provided close to $100,000 in direct program support to the 4-H program state-wide. In 2016-2017 over 27,000 individuals participated in an NDSU Extension Service Youth program, and over 2,500 adults served as volunteers in these programs.
The North Dakota 4-H program request your financial support again this year! The money you provide goes to support North Dakota 4-H members and adult volunteers as they participate in a number of programs at county, regional, state, and the national level. It also support youth who participate in other informal educational experiences, introducing them to the benefits of 4-H.
The NDSU Extension Staff do an excellent job working along with the 4-H volunteers to provide quality educational opportunities for North Dakota youth! The youth adult partnership has been a foundational component of the 4-H program's success.
North Dakota allows a sizable income tax credit of 40% of a charitable donation greater than $5,000 through cash or a deferred gift to a qualified endowment fund of a non-profit organization.
North Dakota 4-H Mission
4-H Youth Development education creates supportive learning environments for all youth and adults to reach their fullest potential as capable, competent and caring citizens.
In support of this mission, NDSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development programs will:
- Reach out to all segments of our diverse population
- Provide experiential learning
- Provide opportunities to develop skills and values that benefit youth throughout life
- Foster leadership and volunteerism in youth and adults
- Strengthen families and communities
- Use science and research based knowledge and the land grant university system
- Build internal and external partnerships for programming and funding
My Head to clearer thinking,
My Heart to greater loyalty,
My Hands to larger service,
And my Health to better living,
for my club, my community,
my country, and my world.
Katherine Kilbourne Burgum
Family Life Center (FLC)
1400 Centennial Boulevard
Fargo, ND 58102
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.