Join 4-H

About 4-H 

4-H for youth in fourth through twelfth grade. (Click here to learn more about 4-H Clover Kids for K-3 grade.) 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experienes. Values are based on youth as powerful members of society, learning as a lifelong committment, diversity and making the best better! 
 

Club meetings

  • Clubs meet from September to May or June

  • Generally meet once per month for one to one and a half hours

  • Club meetings consist of actvities in science, environment, creative arts, music, animals and food-- just to name a few

  • Many clubs have youth officers (president, treasurer, secretary, etc.) and use parlimentary procedure when making decisions

  • View 4-H clubs in Dallas County
     

Enrollment

***If you are new to 4-H, please contact Aleta Cochran, Dallas County 4-H Youth Coordinator, to be placed in a club or try out a few clubs. While some clubs are full and not accepting new members, often new clubs are forming!
 

Other opportunities

  • 4-H Clothing Event and 4-H Communications Day

  • Intermediate Trip out of state

  • Citizenship Washington Focus trip to Washington D.C.

  • Club service projects and field trips

  • Special speakers at clubs

  • Special workshops (ex. woodworking, animal science)
     

County Fair 

  • Youth can participate in static exhibit judging and livestock shows

  • 4-H youth in grades 5-12 have the opportunity for their static project to advance to the state fair

  • 4-H clubs are encouraged to put together a skit for "Share the Fun"

  • 4-H clubs can represent Dallas County 4-H by being a fair ambassador

County 4-H News

Girls with racecar
May 24, 2017

Is Engineering in your future?

4-H Kid Chefs hat
May 23, 2017

What do happy kids, healthy foods and messy tables have in common?

May 20, 2017

Show off your rock star skills and threads at the 2017  Dallas County 4-H Clothing Event on June 17!

Kids with paint
May 1, 2017

Learn how to be a responsible and caring babysitter that parents will LOVE to hire

Kids
May 21, 2014

 Clover Kids can participate in the Clothing Event. 

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