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May 18, 2016, 08:00 ET Youth to Explore Drones in World's Largest Youth-Led Engineering Design Challenge

Drones are revolutionizing the way we work and play, whether you are a filmmaker looking for the perfect aerial shot, a rescue worker mapping...


Apr 12, 2016, 07:00 ET Survey shows American youth feel today's leaders have a different agenda; they lack skills to lead themselves

 As the presidential election hoists leadership to the forefront of national dialogue, a new survey asks America's youth to weigh in on the...


Dec 17, 2015, 09:55 ET Students Challenged to Use Science to Solve the "Honey Bee Challenge" in 2016 4-H Ag Innovators Experience

Ten thousand young people throughout the Midwest will participate in the "Honey Bee Challenge," this year's 2016 4-H Ag Innovators Experience...


Oct 07, 2015, 15:10 ET Thousands of Kids Get Involved in "Motion Commotion" for World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as...


Oct 06, 2015, 08:13 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Fall Fundraising Program

 Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


Sep 14, 2015, 12:10 ET STEM Influencers To Join National 4-H Council For Youth-Led Science Experiment And STEM Thought Leader Panel On Demystifying STEM Education

An NFL player-turned-NASA astronaut and an Emmy Award-winning tech TV host will join hundreds of thousands of young people across the nation for...


Aug 26, 2015, 08:05 ET Filling the STEM Pipeline: National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin to Prepare More Diverse Youth for STEM Careers

 National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin announced today the launch of a new national program, STEM Futures, to inspire more American youth to...


May 28, 2015, 17:16 ET Youth to Explore Physics of Motion and Distracted Driving for World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

 Kids who are captivated with the crash collisions and daredevil stunts of the Fast and Furious movies will soon have a chance to explore the...


May 08, 2015, 10:12 ET Prominent 4-H Alumni Join National Leaders to Celebrate Youth Impact at National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in D.C.

 More than 250 business leaders, philanthropists and dignitaries joined National 4-H Council at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. to recognize an...


Apr 20, 2015, 12:21 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Spring Fundraising Program

Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


Feb 17, 2015, 10:00 ET 4-H capacitará a más jóvenes hispanos gracias a una donación de $2 millones de la New York Life Foundation

El National 4-H Council hoy anunció que ha recibido una donación de $2 millones por tres años de la New York Life Foundation. Los...


Feb 17, 2015, 10:00 ET 4-H to Empower More Hispanic Youth Thanks to $2 Million Grant from The New York Life Foundation

National 4-H Council announced today it has received a three year, $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to empower more Hispanic...


Oct 20, 2014, 11:54 ET 4-H Awarded $9.8 Million to Support National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $9.8 million grant to National 4-H Council...


Oct 09, 2014, 17:32 ET Hundreds of Thousands of Young People Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as...


Oct 06, 2014, 10:32 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Fall Fundraising Program

 Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


Sep 24, 2014, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Monsanto Continue Efforts to Inspire the Next Generation

National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag...


Sep 16, 2014, 14:09 ET National 4-H Council Connects Youth to the Environment with Support from Disney

National 4-H Council, with support from Disney, today launched Connecting Urban Youth to the Environment, a new program that helps youth in urban...


Aug 14, 2014, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Philips Make STEM Learning Fun for Local Youth Through "Magic of Electricity" Events

National 4-H Council and Philips, a diversified health and well-being company focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation,...


Jul 30, 2014, 11:13 ET Biggest Loser finalist Joe Ostaszewski to bike across America inspiring national fight against obesity

Joe Ostaszewski, Biggest Loser finalist and former Florida State University defensive lineman, says the Biggest Loser show saved his life. Now,...


Jul 24, 2014, 10:40 ET National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin Team Up to Recognize Teachers Who Bring Science to Life

National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and...


Jun 25, 2014, 13:45 ET National 4-H Council Appoints New Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand

Today, National 4-H Council has announced Artis Stevens as its new senior vice president, Marketing and Brand. In this role, Stevens will lead the...


May 21, 2014, 10:57 ET Hundreds of Thousands of Youth to Send "Rockets to the Rescue" as Part of 4-H National Youth Science Day

This year, youth all over the country, and some globally, will build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster...


Apr 22, 2014, 17:21 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Spring Fundraising Program

Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


Apr 16, 2014, 10:43 ET National 4-H Council and ConAgra Foods Foundation Partner to Help Families Live Healthy on a Budget

Studies show 16.2 million children in America live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Responding to this...


Apr 09, 2014, 11:12 ET New Report: U.S. Teens Say They Are Sleep-Deprived and Stressed

 American teens say they are not getting enough sleep and they are feeling the weight of stress according to a teen-led research study of...