National 4-H Council Mission

To advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together as catalysts for positive change.

About Council

National 4-H Council is the national, private sector non-profit partner of 4-H and the Cooperative Extension System. National 4-H Council focuses on fundraising; brand management; communications; legal and fiduciary support to national and state 4-H programs; and operation of the full-service National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., and the National 4-H Supply Service, the authorized agent for items bearing the 4-H Name and Emblem.

Council is governed by its own Board of Trustees, made up of youth, representatives from 4-H, Extension, and land-grant universities, corporate executives and other private citizens from a wide array of backgrounds.


University of Missouri

Extension 4-H Council