Apple Valley 4-H Club at Bradley Mountain Farm

What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development outreach program of the Land Grant Universities, the Cooperative Extension System, and USDA. It is made up of a community of young people across America who are learning life skills and are supported in this developmental process by caring adult leaders. 4H’ers are actively involved in educational projects that are fun and that use quality curriculum incorporating the most current research and knowledge available through the Land Grant University system. 4-H youth:

  • Have fun
  • Meet new people
  • Learn and do new things
  • Gain life skills
  • Build self-confidence
  • Practice responsibility
  • Set and achieve goals
  • Receive recognition for their efforts

To find out more about the Apple Valley 4-H club, please click on the link to access our orientation materials.

Become a 4-H Member

 

To be eligible to become a 4-H member, you must:

  • be between 7-19 years old as of January 1st of the project year.
  • Select a project for in-depth study.
  • Record what you learn in your record book.
  • Attend meetings regularly and actively participate.
  • Participate in fundraising activities.
  • Participate in some form of public presentation.
  • Have your project evaluated at the end of the year.

If you would like to be considered for 4-H membership, please click on the link and fill out the required form.  We will review your application and will let you know if there is an opening in a project area that matches your interests.  Members are assigned on a first-come first-serve basis.

Become a 4-H Adult Volunteer

 

Adult volunteers are the backbone for a successful county 4-H program. Because of their direct involvement with youth, an application process is required.

  • You will need to complete and return the Connecticut Volunteer Application.
  • References will be contacted and a background check will be conducted.
  • Once approved as a 4-H volunteer, you will receive an orientation about 4-H and being an effective volunteer.
  • All steps and training must be completed before you can start.

If you would like to be considered to become a volunteer, please click on the link and fill out the required form.  We will review your application and will let you know if there is an opening in a project area that matches your interests. 


Help our Cause

You can help now by making a non-profit donation to the Apple Valley 4-H Club. When you make a donation, you are helping to support the program and the families that are going to the fair.  Even a small donation will help, and  100% goes back to the club to defer expenses.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Subscribe to Receive Our Club Updates!

 If you are a parent, relative, or a friend of a 4-H member, you can sign up to receive updates from the club.  We will keep you posted on all the happenings!

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