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4-H Youth Development

Head - Heart - Hands - Health

The 4-H program helps young people develop the life skills needed to become capable, responsible and caring citizens. Through local 4-H clubs, special interest groups, after-school programs, camp and many other activities, 4-H’ers have fun, make lasting friendships, enjoy “hands-on” learning experiences and get involved in their communities.

4-H encourages diverse groups of youth to develop their unique skills and talents to the fullest potential. Young people participate in 4-H through clubs, special interest groups, after-school programs, camps and many other activities. “Learning by doing” through hands on activities and community involvement empowers 4-H’ers to develop and strengthen life skills.

Youth participate in 4-H through school 4-H clubs, community clubs, special interest groups, after-school programs, camps and many other activities. Although there are many common activities, each county in Tennessee has its own unique programs and areas of emphasis.

4-H is a unique educational program for students in elementary through high school. It encourages diverse groups of youth to develop their skills and talents to the fullest. As 4-H’ers, youth actively participate in activities, events and projects that develop and strengthen life skills. 4-H is open to everyone. Each county has exciting and fun programs!

Contact us to find out about the 4-H clubs in your community.

Contact Information


Melissa Shelton

4-H Agent
(423) 735-1637
mshelt20@utk.edu

4- H Documents

2022 4-H Chick Chain Application

4-H Activity and Event Acceptance Form (F-600)

Supplement A Parental Consent for Medication (F600M)

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.

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Unicoi County 4-H Swine Show Team Members had tremendous success at the 2021 Jinglebell Rockout Classic Swine Show held in Lebanon, TN. Members from L-R: Callie Carty, Matthew Laws, Tate Kerns
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