Participating in 4-H, young people prepare themselves for economic and social success in adulthood. 4-H teaches young people about a wide array of subject matter. Learning through 4-H augments what is learned in the classroom and opens doors to career pathways. Life skills enable young people to function effectively in a complex world. The commitment to building life skills is articulated in the 4-H pledge.
Head represents managing and thinking skills
Heart represents relating and caring skills
Hands represent working and giving skills
Health represents living and being skills.
Young people contribute their valuable time for their clubs, communities and nation. Their valuable contribution would be affluent and there shall be participation for all. For that purpose, it is today’s main need of full growth and development of youth and kids. 4-H approach might be considered best method for that growth and development.