New Hampshire 4-H

New Hampshire 4-H

Leadership Grows Here

In all New Hampshire communities, 4-H helps young people acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that help them become self-directed, productive, contributing members of society. 4-H leaders guide youth through fun pathway experiences.

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4-H is the youth educational program of UNH Cooperative Extension.

Professional 4-H youth development educators located in each of New Hampshire’s 10 counties provide subject matter support, volunteer management, and event planning for the more than 20,000 school-aged youth involved in all aspects of the 4-H program. 4-H emphasizes the importance of involving youth in the learning process. 


  • October 9th, 2022
    Fall Fuzzies Horse Show 8:30am - 1:00pm, Day End Awards in all Divisions!
  • October 11th, 2022
    Merrimack County 4-H Youth Leadership Team - Meet & Greet 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Register by October 7th.
  • October 12th, 2022
    Robots, Robots, and more Robots! 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Explore the world of robotics as you build robots to compete in weekly challenges! We will be using both Spheros and VEX Robots to learn about mechanical
  • October 12th, 2022
    Feeling Electric with 4-H Discovery Club 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Explore electrical engineering through a variety of exciting projects that change monthly! This group meets weekly.
  • October 12th, 2022
    Adventures in STEM 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Explore biology, microbiology, engineering, chemistry, and more! UNH Manchester students and faculty will lead hands-on experiments on various science topics,
  • October 15th, 2022
    Merrimack County 4-H Fall Festival 10:00am - 4:00pm, Come and see what Merrimack County 4-H is all about! Clubs will be hosting demonstrations with hands-on activities, live animals, and more. New and returning
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