Montana 4-H is the youth development program of Montana State University Extension. 4-H is the largest, out-of-school youth development program in the state, reaching nearly 20,000 youth in all 56 counties each year. In 4-H, if you can dream it, you can do it! 4-H offers more than 200 different projects and learning experiences that actively engage youth while having fun. 4-H projects rely on trained adult volunteers who work with youth as partners and a resource for hands-on learning. From learning how to cook or sew, to raising an animal, conservation and robotics. 4-H offers youth a wide range of choices and opportunities for them to learn and grow.
Montana State University Extension delivers quality youth development programs in all 56 counties and 7 reservations across Montana, actively engaging communities in lifelong learning.
4-H is a diverse community of young people across Montana, the US and the world committed to developing leadership, citizenship and life skills with 18,700 4-H youth across Montana
4-H projects and activities rely on 3,800 Certified 4-H Volunteers to provide leadership and work with youth as partners in learning
With access to over 200 4-H Projects and other research based curriculum 4-H’ers participate in hands-on learning experiences building knowledge and life skills that contribute to lifelong success.
4‑H Programs Attract Youth to STEM
4‑H STEM programs are proven to get kids excited about science by offering fun, hands-on activities which builds confidence and fosters interest in STEM-related careers.