The 4-H Youth Development program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens of the world. The goals of the 4-H Youth Development Program are to:
Passaic County 4-H is a youth development program serving youth throughout Passaic County. We are one of the many programs offered by Rutgers Cooperative Extension. 4-H is one of the largest youth development organizations in the U.S. and we offer youth opportunities to explore the areas of science, engineering, technology, and healthy lifestyle and citizenship.
There are 7 active 4-H clubs located around Passaic County. Clubs are led by trained volunteers and each club has a different focus area and participate in various projects throughout the year promoting their focus area.
Passaic County 4-H offers in school and after-school enrichment programs. That focus on; healthy living, science, egineering and technology.