4-H Youth Development

About 4-H

4-H Youth Development is designed specifically to respond to the needs of Florida’s youth by preparing them to successfully face the challenges affiliated with adulthood. These components focus on initiating success by empowering the minds of our youths to embrace a higher level of thinking through leadership development, entrepreneurship, life skills, and science-based educational activities and social skill building activities for adolescents and teenagers. 

Our Mission

To foster positive relationships between youth and adults using learn by doing approach. We are committed to helping youth gain the knowledge and skills they need to be productive, responsible citizens. 

The 4-H Vision

Florida 4-H aspires to be the leading youth development program creating positive change in youth, families and communities. 

4-H Pledge

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

Program Leader:

Conchita Newman

Telephone: (850) 599-8110
Email: conchita.newman@famu.edu

4-H Programs

Youth participating in 4-H programming enjoy a unique collection of memorable experiences and personal development that provides lifelong benefits!

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Providing open avenues for interdisciplinary communication, education, and enthusiasm for teachers and students

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The study of insects and all six-legged creatures.



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Forest and Conservation Education

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Down in the dirt, hands-on educational projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities.



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Participate in a variety of law-related activities and lessons.






What We Offer