Boone County 4-H Clubs
Boone County 4-H Clubs offer a wide range of community service and leadership opportunities, as well as a number of year-long educational projects to members ages 8-18, and Clover Kids ages 5-7. While each club remains unique in their specific projects and activities, members of all clubs are also eligible to participate in a wide variety County, State, National and International opportunities offered by 4-H! General information regarding the Missouri 4-H program can be located at http://4h.missouri.edu/index.htm.
Enrollment in Boone County 4-H is done at the Club level, and most initial enrollments are taken at the September and/or November Club meetings (Although many clubs offer enrollments throughout the year). For more information about enrolling in 4-H, feel free to contact a Club you are interested in or you can contact Chris Mosbrucker or Kristen Blair at the Boone County Extension Center.
Meeting Location: Faith Baptist Church (3909 Brown Station Rd). From Hwy 63, take the route B exit and turn south. Take a right at Casey’s. The church is about half a mile up on your left.
Primary Projects offered: sewing, quilting, entomology, canning/preserving, woodworking, breads, foods, photography, advanced visual arts, bee keeping, horseless horses, move across MO, scrapbooking, poultry, public speaking, cured hams, golf, camping, camp cooking, Clover Kids, cake decorating, knitting, first aid, fishing
Major club activities: Swim Party
Date of initial enrollment: Enrollment will begin with the September 5 meeting; we will have a kick-off event on September 12 at Cosmo Park from 5-8 PM for additional help with paperwork and etc.
Regular Meeting Times: 1st Wednesday of each month from 3:30-5pm
Contact Information: Cammie Cunningham at email@example.com, Jennifer Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Tricia Murphy (573) 875-2246
Adventurers 4-H is a growing, active club. Most of our members are homeschooled and our project schedule reflects this, as many projects meet at times that are difficult for private or public school families to coordinate. This is not meant to be exclusionary, just what works for our project leaders.
Meeting Location: Centralia City Hall
Primary Projects offered: Foods, livestock, arts and crafts, photography
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm
Contact Information: Ann Seider at email@example.com
Englewood Hustlers 4-H
Meeting Location: We meet in the Englewood Clubhouse in Englewood, not far past the Columbia Airport off of HWY 63.
Primary Projects offered: Livestock, various other projects depending on leaders
Major club activities: Christmas Caroling, Lock-In, Chili Cook-Off, Christmas Fruit Baskets
Date of initial enrollment: September Meeting Time
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Monday of the Month at 6pm
Contact Information: Charlotte Rathert at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fairview Friends 4-H
Meeting Location: Russell Blvd. Elementary School gym and cafeteria in Columbia
Primary Projects offered: Archery, foods, sewing, crafts, international foods, photography, leadership geology, aerospace, woodworking and anything else we can find leaders for. We do not have many livestock projects and consider ourselves a ‘city’ club.
Major club activities: Community clean up, community service projects, demonstrations
Date of initial enrollment: Thursday, September 13th at 7pm
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday of the month at 7pm
Contact Information: Theresa Shettlesworth at email@example.com
Four Paws 4-H
Meeting Location: Columbia Canine Sports Center
Primary Projects offered: Dogs
Regular Meeting Times: 3rd Thursday of each month at 6pm
Contact Information: Julie Holle at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hallsville Go-Getters 4-H
Meeting Location: Hallsville Fairgrounds, 500 Route 00, Hallsville, MO. in the LeMone Building
Primary Projects offered: Shooting Sports, Foods, Sheep Swine, Beef, Cake Decorating, Geology, Scrapbooking, Arts and Crafts, Poultry
Major club activities: Hayride in October and highway clean up, Burger & Fry Night in November, Christmas events in December, February make valentines for elderly, April club social and highway clean up, June we have Heritage Days, July participate in the county fair and have swimming party. We have demonstrations every month starting in January. Each of the projects takes their own field trips. We are doing new things all the time. These are just a few.
Date of initial enrollment: Sunday, August 18 from 1-3 pm and Wednesday, August 28 from 6-8 pm at the Hallsville Fairgrounds in the LeMone Building. This is the only time you can enroll in our club unless you move here or transfer from another club.
Regular Meeting Times: First Monday of the month at 7 pm, Hallsville Fairgrounds, LeMone Building
Clover Meeting Times: October through April. Second Monday of the month at 7pm, Hallsville Fairgrounds, LeMone Building.
Contact Information: Elaine George, 573-881-0941 or email@example.com
Hartsburg Sharp Shooters 4-H
Meeting Location: Copper Kettle in Ashland, MO
Primary Projects offered: Shooting sports (archery, shotgun, rifle, air rifle, pistol, air pistol, hunting skills, western heritage), livestock, cake decorating, robotics, arts adn crafts, photography, foods, sewing/clothing, hams, and biking.
Major club activities: Community clean up, community service projects, blood drives, holiday celebrations, R100 Archery shoot.
Regular Meeting Times: 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm
Contact Information: Ragan Sappington at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rock Bridge 4-H
Meeting Location: Rock Bridge Elementary School gymnasium, 5151 S. 163 Hwy, Columbia, MO 65203 (south Providence Road and Old Plank.)
Primary Projects offered: shooting sports, cake decorating, robotics, arts and crafts, swine, photography, exploring, foods, sewing/clothing, horse, poultry, aerospace, scrapbooking, leadership, advanced arts, clowning
The Rock Bridge 4-H Club also has a very active Clover Kids project, for 5-7 yr. olds interested in learning more about 4-H. The Clover Kids meet at 6 p.m. the same night as the Club meeting, unless otherwise specified or in the case of special events. Clover Kids are invited to give a report to the 4-H Club during regular, business meetings. Clover Kids and their families are encouraged to participate in club activities, community service projects as well as fund-raising events.
Visit the Rock Bridge 4-H Club website for more details: www.rockbridge4H.org
Major club activities: Halloween party, spring fun night, holiday dinner, pool party, electronics recycling, bell ringing, food bank, egg hunt, petting zoo, veterans’ cards
Date of initial enrollment: Rock Bridge 4-H Club will begin at the October meeting.
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday of each month
Contact Information: email@example.com
Meeting Location: Two Mile Prairie Elementary School Gym, off Route Z Northeast of Columbia
Primary Projects offered: Archery, cake decorating, arts and crafts, cured hams, foods, livestock, photography, sewing and more
Major club activities: Christmas Party, volunteer at food pantry, clean up Columbia, fair projects, demonstration day, Valentine’s Day Party, fair parade, County Fair, swim party
Date of initial enrollment: September meeting
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm
Contact Information: Andrea Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sturgeon Goalseekers 4-H
Meeting Location: Sturgeon Youth Center (At fairgrounds & across from the middle school ball field)
Primary Projects offered: Livestock (horse, beef, rabbit, goats), archery/shotgun, cake decorating, photography, sewing, foods, arts & crafts
Major club activities: Halloween party in October and Highway Cleanup.Christmas dinner in December along with community projects for the elderly and local business's. April another Highway Cleanup. June we participate at the Sturgeon Summer Fest. In July members participate at the Boone County Fair and the club has a picnic and water game party, we have an end of the year swim party in August. We have demonstrations throughout the year at our monthly meetings along with different programs from speakers.
Date of initial enrollment: Monday, September 9th at 7pm at the Sturgeon Youth Center.
Regular Meeting Times: Meet on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7pm at the Sturgeon Youth Center. Only exception is the October meeting and it will be held on the 3rd Monday of the month.
Contact Information: Roxanne at email@example.com
Meeting Location: Meetings are held at the Woodlandville United Methodist Church. Take I-70 to Rt J and go north or turn right onto Rt J. Go about 10 miles to the small town of Woodlandville
Primary Projects offered: Livestock, shooting sports, arts and crafts, sewing, foods, ham curing, horsemanship, photography
Major club activities: Pizza party in November to thank parents and volunteers for helping with the 4-H program, caroling in December, ice cream social in June and swim party in August. We are strong in our training towards excellence with our projects. We coach and mentor our members on judging, demonstrations and public speaking. The club requires each family pay a $25 buyout instead of holding a fund raiser.
Date of initial enrollment: Enrollment meetings are September 12 and October 10, both starting at 6:00pm prior to the official meeting starting at 7:00pm. Enrollment will be closed after the October meeting.
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Thursday of each month at 7pm
Contact Information: Tanya Heath at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-445-1668/573-808-1053. Please call during the afternoon or evening.
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