Taney County 4-H

Taney County Youth Fair and Livestock Show

The Taney County 4-H Leaders Council invites you to the 2nd annual Youth Fair and Livestock Show, Saturday, June 28th and Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Shadow Rock Park in Forsyth, MO.  All 4-H and FFA members from the surrounding area are invited to attend.  Fair Book/registration     Flyer

If you would like to donate and be a sponsor of this year's fair and livestock show, we have attached the sponsor forms.

 Family Events Saturday, June 28            Livestock Events- Saturday

  • 4-H Exhibits & Judging                               Poultry
  • Youth Games & Activities                           Rabbits
  • Youth Talent Show                                     Goats
  • Live Music at the stage                               Sheep
  • Silent Auction

 Family Events-Sunday, June 29               Livestock Events-Sunday

  • Cowboy Church 8:30 a.m.                           Dairy Cows
  • Youth Games & Activities                           Beef Cattle
  • Live Music at the stage                               Horse Show
  • Silent Auction

For more information please visit www.4hachievers.com

  • Livestock questions: Cassandra Nabena (417) 230-8077
  • Sponsorship questions:  Taney County MU Extension Center (417) 546-4431
  • Exhibit or Vender questions:  Peggy Hartley (417) 335-0657
  • Horse Show, Family Events & Talent Show questions:  Lyn Wieneke (417) 598-9968
  • Volunteering - to volunteer go to www.achievers4h.com and click on the "Volunteer Spot" icon at the bottom of the page. 

Newly formed 4-H Leaders Council for Taney County

The 4-H Council shall hold four meetings a year as follows:  November, February, May, and August.  Meetings shall be held on the fourth Tuesday of these months at 6:00 p.m. at the Taney County Extension Office.  Special meetings may be scheduled if needed. 

Taney County 4-H Leaders Council officers are:

  • President - Paul Kirk
  • Vice President - Lyn Wieneke
  • Secretary - Cristy Smith
  • Treasurer - Chris Gaut 

Taney County Achievers 4-H Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church in Branson.

Club leaders: Cassandra Nabena at 417-230-8077 or email cnabena9823@gmail.com , Peggy Hartley, 417-335-0657 or email hartleypeggy@yahoo.com or taneycoachievers4h@gmail.com

Website:  http://www.4hachievers.com/                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Webmaster: Chris Gaut, cpgaut@gmail.com
Email: taneycoachievers4H@gmail.com

 Taney County Trail Blazers 4-H Club.  For more information please contact:

Club leader:  Lyn Wieneke at 417-598-9968 or email lyn.wieneke@gmail.com

Taney County Shooting Sports Club is a county based club and open to all county 4-H members.

For more information contact:

Cassandra Nabena at 417-230-8077 or email cnabena9823@gmail.com



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If you would like to join or start a club, or become a volunteer leader, call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Center at 417-546-4431 or Karla Deaver, 4-H Youth Specialist at 417-466-3102 or deaverk@missouri.edu

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.


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)