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4-H is a U.S.-based network of youth organizations whose mission is "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development."  It's name is a reference to the occurrence of the initial letter H four times in the organization's original motto "head, heart, hands, and health", which was later incorporated into the fuller pledge officially adopted in 1927.  In the United States, the organization is administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  

Louisiana 4-H is the largest youth development program with clubs and groups in all sixty-four parishes.  From food, fitness, and fashion, to computers, cows, and camping, there's a 4-H activity for everyone. 

4-H is for students in grades 4th-12th.