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4-H Youth Development

Head - Heart - Hands - Health

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.

4-H Programs and Information

Contact Information

Erin Thomasson

Erin Thomasson
Ext Agent II
Phone: (931) 592-3971
Email: ethomasson@utk.edu

Brent Smith Profile Page

Brent Smith
Ext Agent I
Phone: (931) 592-3971
Email: asmit328@utk.edu

Upcoming Contests

4-H Public Speaking
4-H Poster
4-H Clover Bowl
4-H Demonstration/ Interactive Exhibit
4-H Chick Chain (Poultry) 

UPCOMING EVENTS