The 4-H/Youth Development program here at your McCracken County Extension Office, courtesy of the University of Kentucky, creates opportunities and supportive environments for youth and adults to become capable, competent and caring citizens. And while that might just sound boring, it is actually fun and entertaining. Don’t believe us? Check out our website or contact one of our agents if you have any questions.
Your 4-H Program
Top 10 Reasons to Join the 4-H
Make new friends
Develop self-confidence, poise & self-esteem
Explore projects that can lead to future careers
Improve decision-making skills
Work cooperatively as part of a group
Involvement in community services
Develop skills needed to succeed in the workplace
Participate in 4-H activities, conferences, fairs and camp
Earn achievement awards
Have lots of fun in 4-H!
The emphasis is on “hands-on” learning that focuses on the youth’s area of interest. Programs are conducted with the help of parents, adult volunteer leaders and professional staff who organize educational experiences.
Youth participate in organized 4-H clubs, special interest and project groups, 4-H school enrichment programs, 4-H camp and other special activities.
Stop by and see us at our new location:
2025 New Holt Road
Paducah, KY 42001
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.