4-H Motto

To Make the Best Better

4-H youth Development Education creates opportunities and supportive environments for culturally diverse youth and adults to be capable, competent and caring citizens. 

What is 4-H?

4-H Youth Development is part of Kentucky Cooperative Extension.  Extension’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of Kentucky citizens through non-formal education for the entire family.  Extension agents and volunteers take the results of university research and explain it in such a way that different age groups can learn and apply the information to their own lives. Kentucky 4-H believes in providing positive youth development experiences that all youth to experience belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity.  

4-H is a youth organization committed to building outstanding leaders with marketable skills to succeed in today’s global society.    4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. The four H's represent the idea of Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. These are the values members work on through fun and engaging programs.

Head   Managing, Thinking

Heart   Relating, Caring

Hands   Giving, Working

Health   Being, Living


To join Breckinridge County 4-H, please contact the Breckinridge County Cooperative Extension Service or complete an enrollment form below!

 2022-2023 Youth Enrollment Forms will be available later.

2022-2023  Adult Enrollment Forms will be available later.