4-H

Clubs

Joining 4-H in Daviess County is easy. Contact the Daviess County Extension Center at 660-663-3232 or daviessco@missouri.edu for details on enrolling and contacting club leaders.

Brushy Squirrels 4-H Club meets on the second Monday of each month at the Tri-County Elementary School cafeteria, Jamesport.
Club leader: Jena Eads

Knee Hi 4-H Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the basement of the Covel Searcy Elementary School cafeteria, Gallatin.
Club leaders:  Alicia Endicott

Information for 4-H families

Click on the link and it will take you to the web site to complete the programs 

For the Missouri State Fair, the dates listed are the deadline dates for purchasing your animals, according to the 4-H Clover.

  • Beef cattle  Steer: March 1; Breeding animals: June 1
  • Sheep — Breeding animals: July 1; Market lambs: June 1
  • Swine — Breeding animals: 90 days; Breeding boars: Since farrowing; Market hogs: 90 days
  • Dairy cattle — All dairy cattle: June 1
  • Dairy goats — June 1
  • Meat goats — June 1
  • Dogs — April 1
  • Horses — May 1
  • Rabbits — June 1
  • Poultry — Meat pen: 5-10 weeks prior to show; Roasters: 8-10 weeks prior to show; Broilers: 6-8 weeks prior to show; Fryers: 5-10 weeks prior to show

2019 4-H Summer Camp Registration

      2019 4-H Summer Camp will be held at Crowder State Park, Trenton, MO,on June 3-6 and June 10-13, 2019, for 4-H members ages 8-13 as of January 1, 2019.  Cost $110.  

     In compliance with fire code, the camp can accommodate 102 campers each week.  We will accept 34 males and 68 females. 

     Registration is not complete until application and payment is received

     Registrations will be dated and taken on a first come, first served basis for 4-H camp at Crowder State Park.  Completed registrations will be accepted until camp fills or until registration deadline, whichever comes first.

    A current health form will be taken from 4-H Online.  Please make certain your Childs health information is up to date.

    Return complete registration and 2019 camp fee of $110 to Daviess County Extension, 102 North Main, Suite 1, Gallatin, MO 64640. 

    All applications and money must be received by Friday, May 10, 2019.

    No refunds after May 17th-Except in cases of serious illness or accident of camper.  Cancellation must be made prior to campy by calling 660-663-3232.

    We must have 12 cabin chaperones each week.  If we do not meet this requirement, we cannot have camp.  Please talk with your county 4-H staff about the opportunity to volunteer.

    4-H Camp Application is fillable, but must be copied and mailed with payment to Daviess County Extension.

Ron Walker Memorial Camp Crowder Scholarship

  The Ron Walker Memorial Camp Crowder Scholarship form needs to be filled out and mailed to Buchanan County Extension, 4125 Mitchell Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64507 by March 15, 2019.  A portion of the Crowder Camp fee will be paid for by the Ron Walker Memorial Camp Scholarship is the applicant is chosen.  Fill out the fillable form, print it out and mail it to the Buchanan County Extension Office.

Ron Walker Memorial Camp Crowder Scholarship Fillable Form

Missouri State Fair 2019 Deadlines and Rules

  • March 15, 2019, Steer nose print cards must be postmarked March 15, 2019. and must  mailed from the County Extension Office. Daviess-Caldwell Extension office has the nose print cards that have to be used for the nose prints.
  • May 15, 2019,, State Fair Barrow DNA Cards must be postmarked May 15, 2019 and they must be mailed from the County Extension Office.  DNA cards may be purchased from the Daviess-Caldwell Extension Office or ordered from the Missouri State Fair.
  • June 15, 2019, Wether Goats and Market Lambs nose print cards must be in the State Fair office by June 15, 2019 and must be mailed from the County Extension Office.  Daviess-Caldwell Extension office has the nose print cards that have to be used for the nose prints.
  • 4-H Exhibit, Demonstration and Contest Guidelines for the Missouri State Fair, 2019,

Dates to remember  

March 15, 2019, Steer nose print cards must be postmarked by March 15,2019, and must  mailed from the County Extension Office. Daviess-Caldwell Extension office has the nose print cards that have to be used for the nose prints. 

May 15, 2019, State Fair Barrow DNA Cards must be postmarked  by May 15, 2019 and they must be mailed from the County Extension Office, they must be received by the Fair ten days following.  DNA cards must be purchased from the Daviess-Caldwell Extension Office or ordered from the Missouri State Fair.

June 15, 2019, Wether Goats and Market Lambs nose print cards must be in the State Fair office by June 15, and must be mailed from the County Extension Office.  Daviess-Caldwell Extension office has the nose print cards that have to be used for the nose prints.