4-H is the youth development program of Rutgers Cooperative
Extension. The County 4-H Agent is a Rutgers faculty member. Warren County has a 4-H agent and also has 2 paid county staff called program assistants.
4-H members have the opportunity to learn life skills through all
4-H activities. Life skills are those abilities youth need to develop
into responsible adults. They include:
enhancing learning skills
strengthening and using decision-making skills
developing a positive self-concept
communicating with and relating to other people
responding to the needs of others and of the community
The emblem is a four-leaf clover with a capital H in each leaf, standing for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. To use the 4-H name and official 4-H emblem, federal law requires approval by the county 4-H office.