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Clubs

Buffalo Chargers Club meets at the Buffalo courthouse the third Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.. Club leader:  Greg Whipple, kllywhppl@yahoo.com, 417-345-4355

4-H Moo-vers Club meets in Marshfield the third Monday of every month. Club leader:  Holly Smith 417-840-8218

Eagles Club meets at the Buffalo courthouse the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Club leader.  Cindy Anglen, canglen@hotmail.com 417-345-345-7335

Boots and Jeans Club meets at Kemper Farms, 43 Shaffer Rd., Fair Grove on the third Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm. Club leader. Chantel Kemper 417-773-4065

Dallas County 4-H Council meets at the Dallas County R1 Alumni Building on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. For more information on local clubs, contact Becky Bell, 4-H Youth Program Assistant at 417-345-7551 or bellrebe@missouri.edu.

Project Meetings

Robotics meets at the Haven on the Buffalo square on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm

Archery meets the second and third Thursday of the month beginning in March. They meet at 5:00 pm at the city airport.

Vet Science meets at Kemper Farms, 43 Shaffer Rd., Fair Grove on the third Thursday of the month at 6:15 pm. 

Horseless Horse meets at Kemper Farms, 43 Shaffer Rd., Fair Grove on the third Thursday of the month at 5:15 pm

 Poultry and Rabbits meet at Becky Bell's, 41 Snider Trail, Buffalo on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:00 pm

Pets meet at the Haven on the Buffalo square on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm

Foods/Cooking/Nutrition meet at Grace Community United Methodist Church the second Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm

Sheep, shotgun, beef, livestock judging, arts & crafts, wildlife, quilting, and woodworking have schedules that vary. Call the Extension Office for more detail. 417-345-7551.

 

2017 Upcoming Events

Liberty Tree Planting

Thank you to all those who volunteered to be apart of planting a tree at the Historical Society.

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Art with Joy

On April 27, 4-H invites you to come and paint with our good friend Joy Beamer. Proceeds from this event will go to the Dallas County 4-H Council

Beef Cow Camp

June 6

Achievement Day

June 8

Conference Judging

June 21

Camp Counselor Training

June 27

4-H Camp

July 17-20 

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Mid MO 4-H Horse Circuit Show Sponsored by Dallas County

August 19

Recognition Forms Due

September 1

Recognition Night

September 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to join 4-H

University of Missouri Extension 4-H

Empowering young people to reach their full potential

4-H brings young people, ages 5 to 19, and adults together to learn everyday skills through hands-on learning. Working on activities from animal and plant sciences to robotics, 4-H’ers learn problem-solving skills that can make a positive impact upon our community. Through 4-H, young people learn to:

  • meet the diverse challenges of today’s world;
  • build self-confidence;
  • learn responsibility; and
  • make positive decisions.
4-H clubs

4-H clubs are open to ages 8 to 18. Clubs meet monthly for group activities and club business. Each club elects officers and has an approved adult leader who supervises club activities. Club members also enroll in projects in their areas of interest.

With projects on more than 75 topics, 4-H has something to interest every child. Here are just a few of the opportunities 4-H offers—geocaching, robotics, international exchanges, horsemanship, pets, starting a business, arts and crafts, raising animals, woodworking, photography and gardening.

Clover Kids clubs

Clover Kids introduces 5- to 7-year-olds to the 4-H experience. In Clover Kids, children learn how to get along with others, work in groups, explore their interests, while building self-confidence. Clover Kids do not enroll in projects or raise animals, and do not participate in competitive events, contests or shows.

How to join

Joining 4-H is as easy as contacting the extension center. A staff member will explain the enrollment process and membership dues. In addition to dues, some projects may require a small investment to get started, and there may be a fee for materials, trips or other activities.

Young people are welcome to join at any time. The 4-H program year runs from Sept. 1 to Aug. 31. Certain activities may have participation deadlines.

Resources

4-H Online enrollment system
Missouri 4-H Clover—A guide to 4-H projects, activities and publications. It is designed to assist volunteers, members and their families select projects and activities, and set goals.

Be a 4-H volunteer

Adult volunteers are essential to 4-H. Adult volunteers serve as club or project leaders, help with county or regional events, chair committees and organize fund raisers. You don't have to be a parent or grandparent of the 4-H member to get involved. All volunteers are screened for child abuse and neglect, as well criminal records, before they are accepted and each year thereafter. As a volunteer, University of Missouri Extension will provide you with training so you will be well-prepared and successful as an adult leader. The orientation includes information on 4-H history and the educational framework, the characteristics of age groups, character development and safety.