Wood County 4-H celebrates 100 Years! Join 4-H and become a part of something wonderful! Wood County has many 4-H clubs to choose from – just visit our county club page to find a club near you, or call the WVU Extension Service in Wood County at (304) 424-1960.
For more than 100 years, 4-H has stood behind the idea that youth is the single strongest catalyst for change. What began as a way to give rural youth new agricultural skills, today has grown into a global organization that teaches a range of life skills.
4-H is dedicated to positive youth development and helping youth step up to the challenges in a complex and changing world. 4-H is dedicated to helping cultivate the next generation of leaders and tackling the nation’s top challenges such as the shortage of skilled professionals, maintaining our global competitiveness, encouraging civic involvement, and becoming a healthier society.
- Nearly 4x more likely to make
contributions to their communities
- About 2x more likely to be civically
- Nearly 2x more likely to
participate in science programs
during out-of-school time
- 2x more likely (Grade 10)
and nearly 3x more likely (Grade
12) to take part in science programs
compared to girls in other out-ofschool
- Nearly 2x more likely to make