4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

4-H science programs provide 4-H youth the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through fun, hands-on activities and projects.  4-H science programs are available through local clubs, schools and grant-funded programs.  Focus areas for 4-H science programs inlcude:

  • Robotics
  • Rocketry
  • Environmental Science
  • Agr-Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Science
  • Plant Science

4-H National Youth Science Day is the nation's largest youth-led science experiment, celebrating 4-H's commitment to science and offering thousands of youth the chance to flex their science muscles in a fun-filled day-long event.

UConn 4-H Adventures in STEM is a one-day conference held at the UConn Storrs campus in November that provides an opportunity for youth ages 12-18 years to experience exciting hands-on workshops in science, engineering, technology and math at the UConn Storrs campus.

Saturday Science - There are several 4-H Saturday Science programs held around the state in Connecticut offering youth the chance to explore a variety of STEM topics and have fun. 

boy working in a raised garden bed in UConn 4-H program

kids working on 4-H robotics with New London County 4-H

Three students doing an experiment with a toy car