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, 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 which focus on healthy living, science, egineering, and technology.