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Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who came to the 2017 Warren County Fair Livestock Auction to support our youth! 

Upcoming 4-H Events

August 17: Archery, 5:30 pm, Fairgrounds

August 19: Elkhorn 4-H Meeting, 7:00 pm, @ Extension Center

August 20: Country Crossroads 4-H Meeting, 5:00 pm, @ Extension Center

August 28: Dog Project Meeting, 6:30 pm, Ropin R Ranch

August 29: Key Awards, I Dare You Award, Club Seal, Awards Sheets, Secretary’s Books,Treasurer’s Books, Scrapbooks, Report Forms, Project Records, Special Edition articles and Youth Service to Communities due

August 29: 4-H Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Center

 

Current 4-H Forms

2017 End of Year Form - 4-H Awards Sheet (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. Click Here for more information about 4-H Clubs. 
 

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:
Amy Meyer, 636-384-0468, and Jennifer Krause, 636-359-2504

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.