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 Newton-McDonald County Achievement Day    JUNE 7

Achievement Day Guidebook (PDF)

Achievement Day Registration (PDF)

CAMP 

Camp is coming up.  Look for application and forms.

CloverKids Camp Cover letter (PDF)

4-H

Come join 4-H

 

See what we are doing on Facebook

Shooting Sports

https://www.facebook.com/NewtonCounty4HShootingSports

Lucky Clover 4-H Club

https://www.facebook.com/groups/259771877396281/

Round Prairie 4-H Club 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Round-Prairie-4-H/151893851543961

Newton County 4-H 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/234087336686936/

Teen Council

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Newton-County-4-H-Teen-Council/189561084479879

 

Enrollment forms

New Enrollment year (PDF)

 

Newsletters

April 2014 (PDF)

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014 (PDF)

November-December 2013 (PDF) 

October 2013 (PDF)

September 2013 (PDF)

 

 4-H Family Handbook

Information and guidelines about 4-H in Newton County. 
Newton County 4-H Family Handbook (PDF)

 

Clubs in Newton County

Busy Beavers Club meets at the Hornet Christian Church on the second Monday of every month.  Club leader: Brett Parry (918) 540-2795

Boots-N-Saddles.  Please call for date, time and location of monthly meeting. Club leader: Jo McLemore, 417- 389-0008.

Diamond Renegades Club meets at the Diamond Elementary Cafeteria on the second Monday of every month.  Club leaders: Winnie Louden; Sheila Littlefield, 417-325-4274.

Downtowners 4-H Club meets at New-Mac Electric Company on the third Monday of every month. Club leader: Loretta Russell, 417-621-8168.

East Newton 4-H Club  meets at East Newton Ag.Bldg. on the third Sunday of every month. Club leader: Tracy White, 417-476-5332.

4-Hoofs 4-H Club. Please call for date, time and location of monthly meeting.  Club leader: Michelle Olson, 417-781-9728.

Lucky Clover 4-H Club meets the third Sunday of every month at the Seneca Christian Church. Club leader: Rhonda Helm, 417-776-8672.

Ozark 4-H Club  meets at the Neosho High High School Ag. Bldg. on the second Monday of every month.  Club leader: Misty Bond, 471-389-4483.

Round Prairie 4-H Club meets at the Oak Grove Community building (call first as location changes) on the second Tuesday of every month. Club leader: Kelly Shilling, 417-385-8972.

Spring Valley 4-H Club meets at the Diamond Stock Yards the second Tuesday of every month. Club leader: Preston Wright. 417-529-8023.

 

Teen Council  Open to all 4-H members 13 and older.  Meets first Thursday of evey month at Smith Hall at 6 pm. Jeremy Elliott-Engel.  417-455-9500

 

 

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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

Y630, 4-H Member Enrollment Form (PDF)
Y640, Youth Health Statement, Parent Consent and Event Acceptance Form (PDF)
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.
Missouri 4-H Volunteer Application Form (PDF fillable) | Spanish version (PDF)