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Upcoming 4-H Events

May 25: Air Rifle/Air Pistol, 5:30pm, Fairgrounds

May 30: Optional Weigh In Check for Market Animals, 6-8pm, Fairgrounds

June 1:  Archery; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

June 4:  Muzzleloading, Small-Bore Rifle/Pistol; 2-4 pm;  Shotgun; 3-5 pm

Bench Rest Rifle Club, Wright City

June 5:  Judging & Achievement Day; 5 pm; Fellowship Baptist Church (Montgomery Judges)

June 6:  Rabbit Tattooing/Chicken Banding; 6:30-7:30 pm; Fairgrounds

June 7:  Animal Nutrition Presentation; 5:30 pm; Jonesburg Elementary Gym

June 8:  Air Rifle/Pistol; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

June 10:  Fairgrounds Work Day; 8 am

June 15  Archery; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

June 18:  Muzzleloading, Small-Bore Rifle/Pistol; 2-4 pm:

              Shotgun; 3-5pm Bench Rest Rifle Club, Wright City

June 20:  4-H Council Meeting; 7 pm Extension Center

June 22:  Air Rifle/Pistol; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

June 26:  Dog Meeting; 6:30 pm; Ropin R Ranch

June 28:  Cake Decorating; 5 pm; Extension Center

June 29:  MANDATORY work night at Warren County Fair Grounds; 6:00 pm

 

JULY:

July 2:  Fair Parade; Line-Up 2 pm; Parade starts at 4 pm

July 3:  Fair Exhibits Entered; 9-11 am; (Lincoln judges) Livestock 4-8 pm

July 4-8:  Warren County Fair

July 9:  Fair Cleanup/Project & Premium Pickup; 7- 10 am

July 13:  Air Rifle/Pistol; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

July 16:  Muzzleloading, Small-Bore Rifle/Pistol; 2-4 pm

            Shotgun; 3-5 pm Bench Rest Rifle Club, Wright City

July 20:  Archery; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

July 23:  4-H Dog Show; 9 am; Warren County Fairgrounds –Livestock Barn

July 27:  Air Rifle/Pistol; 5:30 pm; Fairgrounds

July 28:  Out Of County Tour – Endangered Wolf Center/Lone Elk Park

4-H Camp

Counselor Camp - June 8-10, 2017

4-H Camp - June 14-17, 2017 – Get the application (pdf)

 

4-H clubs

There are six 4-H clubs. If you are interested in joining one of these clubs, feel free to contact the extension center at 636-456-3444 or contact one of the club leaders listed below. Don't hesitate to give us a call. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
 

Big Creek meets at 7 p.m. the second Sunday at the Warren County Extension Center in Warrenton.
Club leaders:
Delanna Branson, 636-359-0174 or Jess Jordan 636-359-3741

Camp Branch meets at 6 p.m. the second Sunday at the Firehouse on Fairgrounds Road in Warrenton.
Club leaders: Rusty and Teresa Lee, 636-597-4551

Country Crossroads meets at 5 p.m. on the third Sunday at the Warren County Extension Center in Warrenton. 
Club leaders:
Kathy Pottebaum, 636-456-2248

Elkhorn meets at 7 p.m. on the third Saturday (call for location)
Club leader:  Donna Sherman, 636-456-4224

Homestead meets at 5 p.m. on the third Sunday at the United Church of Christ in Holstein.
Club leaders:
Kelly Colbert, 636-734-6847, and Brenda Molitor, 636-432-2806

Rolling Stones meets at 5 p.m. on the second Sunday at the Immanuel UCC in Wright City.
Club leaders:
Beverley Willoughby, 636-384-6693, and Katie Paul, 636-673-7164, and Hillary Schowe 636-359-4477

4-H

University of Missouri Extension's 4-H educational program empowers young people to reach their full potential while working and learning in partnership with caring adults. As one of the nation's largest youth organizations, 4-H reaches youths, ages 8 to 18, in rural, urban and suburban settings, helping them become competent, capable, caring and contributing members of society.

Become a 4-H volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering your time with youth outside the classroom setting? We hope so! University of Missouri Extension volunteers are able to help young people ages 5-18 feel safe and supported to learn and lead. Four steps - ideally, these should be done by December 31st Click Here

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.