Interested in joining 4-H? Use this list to find a club near you. Annual dues vary between clubs.
Scholarships are available to help families so that cost is not a barrier to participation. We have ways to help everyone become involved. Financial Assistance Application (PDF)
Cole County clubs
Please contact office at email@example.com before attending first meeting. Club might have altered meeting date or have a special field trip or event planned in place of the regular meeting.
Traditional 4-H Community Clubs:
- Brazito Eager Elves 4-H Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday at the Brazito Lions Club, Brazito.
- Clover Crusaders 4-H Club (Jefferson City area) meets at 2:30 p.m. on the second Thursday. Location varies. Contact the club at firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting location.
- Four Seasons 4-H Club (Jefferson City area) meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday at Christian Fellowship Church, 600 Beck St., Jefferson City.
- IC Angels 4-H Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on first Sunday at Pleus Hall on the Immaculate Conception Campus, Jefferson City
- Jefferson City 4-H Club meets at 1:00 p.m. on the second Sunday at the Community Room at Hy-Vee, Jefferson City.
- Osage Bend Clover Leafs 4-H Club meets at 10:00 a.m. on the first Sunday at St. Margaret Church Hall, Osage Bend.
- Stringtown-Corinth 4-H Club (Russellville/Lohman area) meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday at St. John's Church Hall, Lohman.
- St. Martins 4-H Club - meets at 6:45pm on first Tuesday at St. Martins Catholic Church Basement. Check out their newsletter!
- St. Thomas 4-H Club meets at 11:10 a.m. on the third Sunday at St. Thomas Knights of Columbus Hall, St. Thomas.
- Taos Clovers 4-H Club meets at 10:00 a.m. on the second Sunday at the Taos Knights of Columbus.
- Wardsville 4-H Club meets at 6:45 p.m. on the second Thursday at the Wardsville Lions Club.
Single Project 4-H Clubs:
- 4-H Tech Club - meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Holts Summit
- Cole County Robotics FIRST (county-wide robotics group) meeting times varies depending on process in robotic build. Typically meets at Founder's Hall on the Lincoln University Campus, Jefferson City. Members must be at least 14 years old to participate.
- Mid-Missouri Bit and Bridle (county-wide horse knowledge group) meets at 7 p.m. on the first Friday at the Cole County Extension Center, Jefferson City
- MidMO 4-H Canine Club (county-wide dog group) typically meets at 2:00 p.m. on the second Sunday at MidMO Waggers Dog Training Facility, Tebbets.
- Cole County Clover Kids - A club meeting just for our 5-7 year-old members! Typically meets the last Tuesday 6:15 p.m. at Cole County Extension Center, Jefferson City
Special Interest Groups:
- Interstate Teen Exchange. Be sure to check the monthly calendar for future meeting dates. Membership is open to all 4-H members in Cole and Osage counties ages 12 and up. Members plan community service, leadership and social activities with the help of their adult sponsors. Members travel to another state (selected by the members) and learn about 4-H in the community of the host families. Then those members travel to Missouri and our hosted by our Teen Exchange families. Past activities have included sponsoring a lock-in, mystery dinner theater, assisting with the development of a local park and assisting with the military support group.
Thanks to our volunteers who have agreed to lead projects for anyone in a 4-H club in Cole County. If you would like to join one of these groups, please contact the office at email@example.com. We can put you in contact with these leaders.
- Horses (Knowledge &/or Riding)
- Robotics (Current Leader will mentor you for starting your own project group for ages 8-13; Youth 14 & older may join the FIRST Robotics group meeting at Lincoln University)
- Shooting Sports -- must be led by certified instructors: Archery, Air Rifle, Smallbore Rifle, Air Pistol, Shotgun, Smallbore Pistol, Muzzleloading. (Looking for an instructor for Hunting/Outdoor Skills & Western Heritage)
- SportFishing -- must be led by certified instructors. We are looking for a leader for this project. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, call or email the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email@example.com. Ready to join? More information is on the Cole County 4-H Home Page. If one of these clubs does not suit your needs, talk to us about starting a new club.