4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, with 230,000-plus Florida members helping to make up the community of more than 6.5 million young people across America.

Sarasota County 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth, offered as the youth development program of Sarasota County Extension, a part of the University of Florida IFAS. 4-H uses a learn-by-doing approach and caring adults to help youth gain the knowledge and life skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens.

Learn more about how Extension is helping create positive change in youth, families, and communities, through the following programs:

Two young boys practicing archery, 4H members.4-H

Provides experiential learning opportunities to area youth through the support of educators, volunteers, and community youth organizations with curricula, training and non-traditional activities focused on citizenship, healthy living, science, technology, engineering and math.


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