The Belmont County 4-H Youth Development Program experienced tremendous growth and made huge strides the past several years

The amount of youth participants in 4-H has nearly doubled over the last four years, going from roughly 600 members to over 1200 members.

Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development in Belmont County Jane Keyser is proud of the gains 4-H has made since 2015 and is proud of the programs they offer for Belmont County youth.

Keyser also points out the great life skills children learn as a member of 4-H that helps shape them in their formative years.