Join in the 4-H True Leaders in Service initiative during April 2017!  

  • Your club can register a volunteer event that will happen any day, April 1 to 30, for this national 4-H service campaign!
  • Or plan a volunteer event for the National 4-H Day of Service, Saturday, April 29!
  • Click on link above for event registration, toolkit, and media resources!  
  • Roll up your sleeves this spring and put the pledge into action with 4-Hers around the country!


Looking for volunteer projects for your 4-H club? Take on one of these service-learning ideas or develop a project on your own!

  • Service-learning ideas from A to Z!
    Ideas for service-learning with any 4-H project area. 
  • Camo coolers
    Make cooling neck rings for our military serving in extreme heat areas.
  • Carry on suitcases
    Fill suitcases with persona care items to assist local battered women's shelters or other assistance organizations.
  • Feeding communities (hunger and food security)
    4-Hers of all ages can start or do something that contributes to hunger awareness, hunger relief, or food security in their communities.  
  • Letter writing kits
    Create decorative shoe boxes filled with stationary items for children of offenders to write letters to their incarcerated parent.
  • Make-a-Wish scrapbooks
    Make scrapbooks for the children granted wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Weighted blankets
    Apply 4-H sewing project skills while learning about children with special needs.  Make weighted blankets or vests for children with autism.