Environmental Science

  • Green leaves on trees

Learn About and Explore the Natural World

In this 4-H pathway, participants learn about the natural world through hands-on, project-based and place-based experiences. This pathway supports learning for youth and families in every community (and you don't need to have a farm).  

  • Tomato plants growing


4-H Horticulture education includes instruction about plants, insects, landscape design and soils.

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  • A field and soil


4-H Agri-Science focuses on how food is grown and produced as well as topics like climate and sustainability. 

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New Hampshire 4-Her's are encouraged to participate in the 2024 NH 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition! Learn More
4-H imparts skills in animal science, public speaking and leadership, helping 4-H’ers like Majewski pursue higher education in New Hampshire
Andrea Majewski, who graduated from Keene High School, is majoring in animal science at the University of New Hampshire. Because of her involvement wi... Learn More
Four NH 4-H members recently returned from the 2023 National 4-H Dairy Conference, held annually in Madison, WI. The conference features four packed d... Learn More


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The Ignite by 4-H: Agri-Science Summit provides an opportunity for high school students from around the country to develop the skills and knowledge ne... Learn More

Spring has arrived and we want to make sure you are ready to welcome this wonderful season! 

What are you planning to g... Learn More
4-H Fun and Learning at Home

Keep your family happily busy with an array of fun and educational activities exploring the 4-H Agricultur... Learn More
4-H Horticulture

In this project area, participants learn about plants, insects, landscape design, soils, and more through experiential... Learn More
The Junior Master Gardener (JMG) curriculum engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that promote a love of gar... Learn More
Cornell Cooperative Extension has created a 10 session project-based curriculum foucusing on hydroponics, Grow with the Flow.  The curriculm includes ... Learn More