4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.
4-H Emblem & Colors
The 4-H emblem is a four-leaf clover with the letter “H” on each leaf. The colors are green and white.
4-H Motto & Slogan
The National 4-H motto is “To Make the Best Better”. This is what we strive for, to better ourselves in everything we do. The 4-H slogan is “Learn by doing”.
Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four H’s in 4-H.These four H’s represent the four-fold values, training, and development in which members work on through fun and engaging programs.
- Head – Managing, Thinking
- Heart – Relating, Caring
- Hands – Giving, Working
- Health – Being, Living
The 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.