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Enroll for 2017-2018 membership at mo.4honline.com  It is recommended to use Firefox or Chrome browsers.

The forms listed below are NOT form-fillable.  They may viewed or printed only.

Events and Information

4-H Family Handbook Revision 1

Re-Enrolling Members

New Family Enrollment

County Commission Thank You

2017-2018 Club Leaders

Shooting Sports

2017-2018 Enrollment & Waiver

Livestock Info, Forms and Shows

2017 VCYF Fair Book

Missouri Report Forms

Project Record

Shooting Sports Record

County 4-H Info

4-H Family Handbook 27 pages (PDF)

 

Vernon County 4-H Informer Newsletter

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

August 2017

September 2017

September-October Calender

October 2017

October-November Calender

November 2017

November-December Calender

December 2017

December-January Calender

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


http://extension.missouri.edu/vernon/documents/2016%20Fair%20book.pdf

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.