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4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences.

We, the youth and adults of the 4-H movement, value:

Youth as powerful members of society

Youth and adults as caring partners

Learning as a lifelong commitment

Diversity and social conscience

Doing our best and making it better

4-H youth programs provide opportunities for youth to develop skills they can use now and throughout their lifetime. Pennington County 4-H follows the principles of experiential learning, and draws on the knowledge base of South Dakota State University to utilize subject matter that enhances that development.

We recognize that the youth of today are our future leaders and what they learn and experience in 4-H will help them develop into contributing citizens who will give back to their communities in the future. 


South Dakota State University, South Dakota counties, and U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. South Dakota State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and offers all benefits, services, education, and employment opportunities without regard for race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or Vietnam Era veteran status.

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