Do you like to communicate in an entertaining way? Clowning is part of a grand and noble tradition, dating back centuries! In clowning, you will learn how to apply clown make-up, create your own clown face, make a costume and perform as a clown. You will also learn about clown etiquette and some of history's great performers who influenced modern day clowning. From props to pantomime, this project will teach you funny new techniques and help you find great ways to perform them.

Resources for all levels



CW231 Clowning

  • Explore clowning as a communication outlet
  • Learn the basics of pantomime and ventriloquism
  • Build confidence through performance and self-expression


State Fair

4-H exhibits and competitions are part of the fun of the Missouri State Fair. You won't want to miss this special event; visit the 4-H building to see the projects of our 4-H youth or catch the judging competitions. Whatever your niche, there is something for everyone. Bring the family! The Missouri State Fair is located at the intersection of Highways 50 and 65, and less than 20 miles south of I-70, Sedalia is roughly an hour from Kansas City, Columbia and Jefferson City.