4-H Youth Development
The four Hs (head, heart, hands, and health) represent four basic
human needs: independence, belonging, generosity, and mastery. Research
shows that youth whose basic needs are met in positive ways are
likely to grow into active citizens and contributing members of
their families and communities.
4-H helps children fulfill these needs. By combining project activities
with opportunities to go to camp, publicly show their work, travel,
host international youth, and attend meetings and events at Cornell
University, 4-H provides a framework on which young people can build
self-confidence, responsibility, and generosity.
4-H Advisory Council Meeting Dates, 2013
*dates are subject to change based on needs of the program
Place of meeting to be determined, please contact the 4-H office the week before the meeting to get the date of the event.
170th Annual Chemung
County Fair, 2011!
What does Chemung County 4-H offer?
- Clubs and Independent Membership
- Curriculum and youth involvement
- 4-H Leader, project advisor and volunteer training and support
- 4-H Spirit Newsletter
- Old MacDonald's Farm
- Chemung County Fair
- 4-H Scholarships
- Summer Camp at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp in Watkins Glen (non
- Community Service & Leadership Development
- Public Presentations