4-H & Positive Youth Development

 Milwaukee County youth explore with 4-H programs


Youth Resources for COVID-19 Outbreak

Fun Hands-On Learning You Can Do at Home from Wisconsin 4-H! Split up by grade level, and includes resources in Spanish and Arabic.

Tips for learning and working from home from the UW-Madison School of Education.

Information about talking to kids about COVID-19 from UW-Madison experts.


The Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension 4-H and Community Youth Development programs offer learning opportunities for youth to gain skills, increase their knowledge, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

“Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
Benjamin Franklin

Using a hands-on model, youth explore life skills while participating in practical learning experiences. Youth development activities include 4-H clubs, STEM investigations, civic engagement, environmental studies, entrepreneurship, the arts, multicultural awareness, and pre-college programs.

Our goal is to teach, train and share our research-based curriculum with teachers and volunteers and to form community partnerships with schools, youth-serving agencies, churches, and community groups. The focus is to build strong character and future leaders throughout the Greater Milwaukee Community.

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