Welcome to Lafayette county 4-H! We are excited about your interest. 4-H envisions our world as a place where youth and adults learn, grow and work together for positive change. There is a place for you in that vision! Contact us to learn more.
Get involved! Join 4-H
Lafayette County 4-H has over 300 youth members, ages 5 to 18, and over 200 adult volunteers. 4-H clubs are located in each corner of the county and points in between. Youth can join any one of 12 clubs where they can attend meetings, complete 4-H projects, exhibit at county and state fairs, participate in local, state and national trips and events, and qualify for college scholarships. To find out more, contact the Lafayette County Extension Center. To enroll in 4-H go to the website using Chrome: https://extension2.missouri.edu/programs/missouri-4-h/get-involved-with-4-h/join-4-h
Get Involved! Become a 4-H Volunteer!
Missouri 4-H volunteers help youth ages 5 to 18 feel safe and supported to learn and lead. Contact the Lafayette County Extension Office for more information at (660) 584-3658. All Volunteers are required to complete a Annual Background Check Consent Form LG639. Go to https://extension2.missouri.edu/programs/missouri-4-h/get-involved-with-4-h/volunteer-with-4-h.
Lafayette County 4-H clubs
1st Wednesday , 7 p.m.
1st Thursday during March & April , 7 p.m.
Alma City Hall
Tiffany Bergman 660-641-4406
1st Monday, at 7 p.m. except 2nd Monday in Sept. and October and December, 1st Sunday (times TBA)
First Baptist Church
Michelle Roush 660-909-6915
John Morgan 660-909-2259
Melissa Scott 913-787-4443
1st Tuesday, 7 p.m. (1st Sunday Oct & Nov) Mayview Community Building
Stacy Begemann 816-729-6206
Tresina Alvested 816-230-4450
Sallie Baker 816-441-5406
Jessica White 816-289-9868
Glory Riders (Oak Grove)
1st Thursday in Jan, Feb, April, Sept and Oct
Oak Grove Methodist Church
Meets on Thursday evenings at the Oak Grove Arena when weather permits
Mike and Sheryl Dowell 816-690-6732
Hazel Dell (Higginsville)
1st Monday, 7 p.m.
Grace Methodist Church
Kim Dyer 660-422-1691
Sandie Neal 816-786-3591
2st Sunday, 6 p.m.
Corder VFW, Hwy 20
Sara Frerking 660-641-3454
Courtney Bergsieker 660-251-1450
Jessica Fisher 660-422-2535
Mighty Mo (Odessa)
Odessa Restoration Branch - Odessa
Jennifer Daubendieck 816-509-1072
Amanda Spradley 816-804-7820
Robert Hotmer 816-863-0603
Karen Johnson 816-808-9432
1st Sunday , 6 p.m.
Wellington Fair Building, Wellington
Erin Dieckmann 816-616-4249
Emily Twiehaus 816-716-4786
Stephanie Nagel 816-739-5351
2nd Sunday, 6 p.m.
Presbyterian Church, Higginsville
Shelli Twyman 660-584-2831
4th Monday, 7 p.m.
Concordia Community Center
Sarah Heins 660-864-4314
Beth Maggert 660-463-7552
Becky Haase 660-422-2234
3rd Sunday at First Baptist Church
Cassie Elefson 816-522-0954
County Wide Shooting Sports: Range Masters
Last Tuesday of Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May and July, 7 p.m.
Community Bldg, Higginsville
Lon Hemmen 816-807-5436
Jamie Bergsieker 660-232-0015
Northwest Regional Representative
4-H youth in every Missouri county are represented by their peers on the Missouri State 4-H Council. The State 4-H Council is comprised of 4 officers, 4 state executive council members, and 28 regional representatives. Elected from each region at State 4-H Congress, State Council Regional Reps work with County Youth Liaisons, assist in planning and implementing statewide 4-H programs, give youth input on 4-H program and policy issues, and work to address the issues and concerns most important to Missouri 4-H youth. Applications are due January 13 to the Lafayette County Extension Center.
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Event date: Oct. 10, 2020
Event time: | 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This event for all Lafayette County 4-H Families to come together and celebrate the past year. All awards applications are due at the September 4-H Leaders meeting. Forms are available from the office or on this event. See the Member Award ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Starting this fall, Missouri 4-H will be able to reach more youths and families across the state through an easy-to-use online learning platform called Canvas that brings 4-H project-based learning directly into the home.This ...
- Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
With the recent restrictions on gatherings due to COVID-19 affecting Missouri 4-H members, volunteers, and faculty and staff, we have received many questions about how to handle eligibility for participation at county fairs. As a reminder, Missouri ...
- Published: Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
Lila Wantland judged herself to the top of the senior division of the Missouri State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest. The contest was held Aug. 17 at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. Wantland was the high individual in the intermediate division of ...
- Published: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
HANNIBAL, Mo. – In her 20s, Linda Studer had a dream of opening a business in historic Hannibal.Then, as they say, life got in the way. She was busy helping others fulfill their dreams at a nonprofit employment group in northeastern Missouri. Her ...