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4-H Newsletter

March 2017 (PDF)

February 2017 (PDF)

January 2017 (PDF)

December 2016 (PDF)

November 2016 (PDF)

October 2016 (PDF)

 

NEWTON AND MCDONALD COUNTY ACHIEVEMENT DAY will be held May 13th, 2017. 

Achievement Day Registration (PDF)

Achievement Day Handbook (PDF)

 

PROJECT PALOOZA coming soon! Prepare your projects for the Fair!

 

Project Palooza Registration Form (PDF)

 

R.A.T.T. Trip registration is full. A waiting list is being developed and depending on numbers, we may rent a van to accommodate those on the waiting list.

Trip Registration/Flyer (PDF)

 

2017 4-H DAY WITH THE CARDINALS will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017- Make Plans to Attend!! Please see the link below for more information.

4-H Day with the Cardinals

 

Volunteer Screening Application form 2016-2017

Form (PDF)

 

4-H Enrollment

Go to 4honline.com to set up your family profile.

Come Join 4-H!

 

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Shooting Sports

Lucky Clover 4-H Club

Round Prairie 4-H Club

Newton County 4-H

Teen Council

 

Enrollment forms
4honline.com 


4-H Family Handbook

Information and guidelines about 4-H in Newton County. 
Newton County 4H Handbook (Revised October, 2016)

 

Clubs in Newton County

Busy Beavers Club meets at the Hornet Christian Church on the second Monday of every month.  Club Leader: Rose Barwick 417-621-8417

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 Agriculture Building on the third Sunday of every month. Club Leader: Melinda Larson, 417-628-3938

4-Hoofs 4-H Club. Please call for date, time and location of monthly meeting.  Club Leader: Michelle Olson, 417-434-0720.

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

Ozark 4-H Club  meets at the Neosho High High School Agriculture Building 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.

Community Clovers meets at Christ's Community Methodist Church on the first Monday of the month. Club Leader: Katie Goodwin, 417-396-1542

Teen Council  Open to all 4-H members 13 and older.  Meets first Thursday of every other month at the University of Missouri Newton County Extension Center, 18728 Hwy 59, at 6 pm. Mike Coffey. 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

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.