Quick 4-H Facts

4-H Emblem

A four-leaf clover with a white “H” on each leaf,

representing Head, Heart, Hands, Health.

4-H Motto    

“To make the best better” 

4-H Slogan 

 “Learning by doing”

4-H Pledge

” I pledge

 my HEAD to clearer thinking,

my HEART to greater loyalty,

my HANDS to larger service,

my HEALTH to better living,

for my club, my community,

my country and my world.”

4-H Colors

Green and White.

Green symbolizes springtime, life and youth.

White symbolizes purity and high ideals


Wisconsin 4-H Vision:

4-H Youth Development: a catalyst for positive community youth development


Wisconsin 4-H Mission:

UW-Extension 4-H Youth Development integrates research, education, and community-based partnerships, enabling youth to learn and practice skills to be productice citizens

Winnebago Co 4H Fact Sheet 2011, click here

Wisconsin 4-H Demographics 

  • 340,030 – Youth participanting in 4-H and other Cooperative Extension programs
  • Members/Cloverbuds by participation category
    • 4-H Community Clubs – 33,356
    • 4-H in-school clubs – 2,682
    • 4-H after-school clubs – 7,901
    • 4-H special interest/short-term – 49,810
    • 4-H overnight camping – 4,311
    • 4-H day camping – 2,460
    • 4-H camping (total) – 6,771
    • 4-H school enrichment – 15,292
    • 4-H independent study/mentoring – 359
    • School-aged child care education – 872
  • 18,396 – 4-H adult volunteers
  • 2,790 – 4-H youth volunteers
  • 1,581 – 4-H clubs
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