Rhode Island 4-H

Organization Name: 4-H Foundation
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Address: State 4-H Office
75 Peckham Farm Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2959
Eligibility: Youth ages 5-18.
Services Provided: There are over 35 4-H projects areas. Some examples and resources…

Leadership and Life Skills
Healthy Living
Science, Technology and the environment
Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Communications and Expressive Art
Educational Resources Booklet– Free Educational materials to borrow!
Summer Fairs
National Conference
Rhode Island Military Youth programs!
Provider Profiles: 4-H is a leader in youth development, which began on the local level in response to evolving needs for new kinds of educational experiences for youth. From the beginning, this youth-serving organization offered “hands-on” learning activities for young people so they might become productive citizens. Youth participating in 4-H activities have opportunities to offer positive contributions to our diverse and changing society. 4-H uses the far-reaching Cooperative Extension System network to offer youth programs and activities to diverse groups of young people in all 3,150 counties across out nations. RI 4-H is the youth outreach education program of Cooperative Extension in the University of Rhode Island’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences.
4-H offers opportunities for Belonging – young people don’t just join 4-H. . .they belong!
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 1/10/2019