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Mar 24, 2017, 10:16 ET 4-H Names Amelia Day as the 2017 4-H Youth in Action National Winner

National 4-H Council announced that Amelia Day, 18, of Fort Valley, Ga., was selected as the national winner of the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Award....


Mar 22, 2017, 08:54 ET Prominent 4-H Alumni and Leaders Celebrate the Power of Young People 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 Four Seasons in Washington, D.C., to recognize...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:05 ET National 4-H Council Announces Group of Prominent Alumni to Help Grow 4-H

National 4-H Council announces today the launch of 4-H Luminaries, an exclusive group of accomplished and influential 4-H alumni that will help...


Nov 15, 2016, 11:16 ET National 4-H Council Awarded $7 Million to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $7 million grant to National 4-H Council in...


Oct 21, 2016, 09:06 ET Walmart Foundation Lends Support To National 4-H Healthy Living Program

National 4-H Council announced it has been awarded a grant from the Walmart Foundation for $2,500,000 to deliver 4-H Healthy Living experiences...


Oct 05, 2016, 07:00 ET STEM Celebrities Join 4-H And 100,000 Kids In World's Largest Youth-Led Science Challenge

Today, thousands of youth across the nation will participate in 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), the world's largest youth-led science...


Sep 09, 2016, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Disney Conservation Fund Inspire 10,000 Urban Youth to Become Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Kids are spending less time outdoors today. In fact, a new study estimates that the average child spends less than an hour outdoors each day. To...


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...


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...


Mar 31, 2014, 15:01 ET National 4-H Council Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

National 4-H Council has named Mitch Head as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Mr. Head will lead domestic and global technology...


Jan 30, 2014, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council Hosts Youth Summit to Celebrate National Drug Facts Week

Launches new game app that promotes drug, alcohol and tobacco use prevention  Today, in celebration of National Drug Facts Week, National...