Boone County 4-H Club Directory
4-H programs are open to all youth who are 5 to 18 years old by January 1. You may live in the country, in a small town or a big city and still be part of 4-H. 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 on the Missouri 4-H Website.
Getting involved in Boone County 4-H is easy;Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development has a easy 4HOnline enrollment system. Please log on at mo.4honline.com. A link to the detailed, step-by-step instructions is included on the login screen, but we think you will find the system very easy to navigate. State dues for Missouri 4-H are $20 with the additional $10 for Boone County. Until dues have been paid in full, the member's enrollment status will remain in pending.
For more information about enrolling in 4-H, feel free to contact a club you are interested in or you can contact Boone County Extension Office at 573-445-9792 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regular meeting time: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; Blue Ridge Christian Church. 2400 Blue Ridge Rd. Columbia, MO 65202
Primary projects offered: Amphibians & reptiles, arts & crafts, cats, cake decorating, clover kids, dairy goats, dogs, electricity, entomology, entrepreneurship, ham curing, horseless horse, leadership, meat goats, Move Across Missouri, photography, poultry, public speaki8ng, robotics, shooting sports (archery, air rifle smallbore), & woodworking.
Contact information: Ryan & Joni Johnson, email@example.com; Travis & Tina Gladback, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Steve & Kerri Henness, email@example.com.
Regular meeting time: Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; Centralia City Hall
Primary projects offered: Beef, swine, meat goat, sheep and rabbits. Various other projects dependent on project leader availability. Often have leaders for foods, photography, woods and sewing.
Major Club Activities: Highway cleanup, Christmas caroling, Valentine cards and game night.
Contact information: Kristin Walters, firstname.lastname@example.org or Ann Seider, email@example.com
Englewood Hustlers 4-H
Regular meeting time: Second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; Englewood Clubhouse in Englewood, just past the Columbia Airport off 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
Contact information: Jeanne Sjostrand, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fairview Friends 4-H
Regular meeting time: Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; Russell Boulevard Elementary School gym and cafeteria in Columbia
Primary projects offered: Archery, foods, sewing, crafts, international foods, photography, leadership, geology, aerospace, 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
Contact information: Theresa Shettlesworth, email@example.com
Four Paws 4-H
Regular meeting time: Third Saturday of each month at 2:00 p.m.; Columbia Canine Sports Center
Primary projects offered: Dogs
Contact information: Julie Holle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hallsville Go-Getters 4-H
Regular meeting time: First Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; Hallsville Fairgrounds, 500 Route 00, Hallsville, MO in the LeMone Building
Clover Kid meeting times: Contact Terri McHugh 573-289-3127 or Wendy Sallee 573-289-1095
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 and fry night in November, Christmas events in December, February make Valentine’s 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.
Contact information: Elaine George, 573-881-0941 or email@example.com
Hartsburg Sharp Shooters 4-H
Regular meeting time: First Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.; Copper Kettle in Ashland
Primary projects offered: Shooting sports (archery, shotgun, rifle, air rifle, pistol, air pistol, hunting skills, western heritage), cake decorating, robotics, arts and crafts, photography and hams.
Major club activities: Highway clean up, community service projects, Chili Soup fundraiser, and holiday celebrations.
Contact information: Sarah Morefield or Niki Jetton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri's Best 4-H
Regular meeting time: First Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; Midway Heights Baptist Church, 6801 W. Rollingwood Blvd, Columbia 65202
Primary projects offered: Beef cattle, market swine, market goats, market sheep, shotgun shooting sports (We also work with other local clubs to fill members project needs.)
Contact Information: Justin Rapp, email@example.com or call/text 573-356-1114
Rock Bridge 4-H
Regular meeting time: Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; Gentry Middle School cafetorium, 4200 Bethel Street, Columbia, MO 65203
Clover Kid meeting times: Second Thursday of each Month at 6:00 p.m.
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
Major club activities: Fall party, spring fun night, holiday dinner, pool party, bell ringing, food bank, spring egg hunt, various other community service options.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the Rock Bridge 4-H Club website for more details.
Regular meeting time: Second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; 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
Contact information: Lori Pulis, email@example.com or Jennifer Hartwick, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sturgeon Goalseekers 4-H
Regular meeting time: Second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.; 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 and crafts
Major club activities: Halloween party in October and Highway Cleanup. Christmas dinner in December along with community projects for the elderly and local businesses. 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 demonstrations throughout the year at our monthly meetings along with different programs from speakers.
Contact information: Roxanne Beckfield, email@example.com
Regular meeting time: Second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; Woodlandville United Methodist Church
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 toward 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 fundraiser.
Contact information: Kelly Eddy, firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-424-2830