National Collegiate 4-H

Collegiate 4-H

…Extension’s Best Kept Secret

What if someone gave you volunteers rich in:

  • Achievement orientation
  • Creativity
  • Knowledgeable about 4-H
  • Energy
  • Enthusiasm
  • Fun loving
  • Fast track orientation
  • Community service commitment

…And what if these volunteers asked only that you give:

  • Opportunity for personal growth
  • Opportunity to serve others
  • Direction in programming for national extension initiative/issue (most any of them)
  • Training to teach others
  • New experiences
  • Commitment to facilitating volunteers

The young potential volunteers that fit this description await you at your local colleges and universities as Collegiate 4-H.

On the national level, Collegiate 4-H has committed itself to work as a resource base for 4-H.


Get your fair share of their talent:

  • Identify a staff person to liaison all collegiate groups in your state. Then you help too!!
  • Track older 4-Hers as they leave for college.
  • Encourage older 4-Hers to join collegiate 4-H and share names with staff contact.
  • Facilitate collegiate 4-Hers towards Extension initiative/issue programming.
  • Give recognition when applicable.

Find a Collegiate 4-H club in your state!