4-H is about much more than animals and rural kids. In Benton County, youth participate in school programs that are coordinated by 4-H staff and volunteers.
There are almost 2,000 youth throughout Benton County participating in 4-H programs. In cities like Corvallis, North Albany, Monroe, Philomath, Blodgett, Adair Village, Kings Valley and others, 4-H reaches youth in school programs and traditional clubs.
Youth in Benton County gain valuable skills, make lasting friendships, and participate in their community through 4-H. The 4-H mission is:
Benton County 4-H helps young people learn and grow through an intentional process that builds competence, confidence, connection, compassion and character.