Minnesota 4-H state program report
Together, we are growing true leaders in Minnesota
Since 1902, 4-H has served and engaged young people in every part of Minnesota. 4-H empowers them to be true leaders. Through learning and leadership experiences and with the support of caring adults, youth in 4-H build the skills they need for a lifetime.
In 2016-17, nearly 69,000 Minnesota youth and more than 11,000 adult volunteers engaged in 4-H experiences.
Your support made this success possible and ensures 4-H can grow more true leaders in Minnesota.
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Because of your investment
Youth in 4-H make positive choices
4-H'ers are two times more likely to make healthy choices than their peers.
Youth in 4-H learn to communicate effectively
93% of youth are better and more confident communicators because of 4-H.
Youth in 4-H build connections with peers, adults and communities
96% of youth have built connections with mentors and industry leaders through 4-H.
Youth in 4-H contribute to our local and global community
Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors each contribute 374 hours of service per year.
Caring adults empower youth to learn and lead
Last year, 11,000 adults contributed more than 1 million hours as 4-H volunteers.