Pike County

4-H

Pike County 4-H

4-H welcomes all young people ages 5 to 18. For kids ages 5 to 7, there is a special 4-H program called the Clover Kids. Members attend camps, display their work at fairs, travel the world, host youth from other countries, attend meetings and much more. 4-H prepares youth for the future while making new friends and memories.

Joining a 4-H club in Pike County is as easy as contacting the Pike County Extension Office.

Pike County 4-H clubs

Busy Bee Hustlers 4-H Club meets on third Monday of the month at St. Clement Knights of Columbus Hall.

Calumet 4-H Club meets on first Tuesday of the month at Clopton School.

Hartford Go-Getters 4-H Club meets on second Thursday of the month at Ashley Community Center.

Peppy Circle 4-H Club meets on second Wednesday of the month at Curryville Presbyterian Church

Pleasant Workers 4-H Club meets on second Monday of the month at Frankford Community Center.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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 Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. Certain activities may have participation deadlines.

    Contact Pike County Extension Center

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    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.

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