4-H is the largest out-of-school educational youth program in the world. The 4-H Youth and Family Development Program (known simply as 4-H) is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the County Government. At the local level the clubs are led by qualified, adult volunteer leaders. The East Middleboro 4-H organization has grown throughout its sixty years. The East Middleboro 4-H Community Committee is made up of leaders, junior leaders, and former leaders; Thisgroup was organized in 1950, and assists in the maintenance of the school house and grounds, helps in many ways during the Fairand sponsors a scholarship for East Middleboro 4-H youth going on to school whose family has contributed time and effort to East Middleboro 4-H.