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

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