4-H Youth

. . an informal, educational youth development program conducted by OSU Extension Service. 4-H helps youth grow & develop into positive citizens. Lifelong learning & life skill development are the keys to 4-H & developed through 4-H projects, activities, community service & leadership work. 4-H makes learning fun & interesting by promoting a "hands on" educational philosophy.

Adults are encouraged to be involved with youth in their community & make a difference in their lives. 4-H staff members & trained adult volunteers provide educational projects & activities in more than 50 project areas including Animal Science, Horticulture, Natural Science, Engineering, Expressive Arts, Home Economics, Citizenship & Leadership. In Douglas County, 614 club based 4-H members & 250 4-H volunteers participate each year.

    1. 4-H Volunteer New Leader Application Form
  1. T-Time! Current information for you to know and share.....find more about deadlines, meetings, recent changes, activities, special events and so much more!
  2. Current topics
    1. Procine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)
    1. 4-H Horse Speech & Presentation Contest 2014
    2. January:   Community Cloverbud Club meetings in 2014
    1. Annual Calendar of events, deadlines, and leader meetings.
    2. Enrollment year begins October 1, 2013.
    3. 4-H 2014 Market Steer Information
    4. 4-H 2014 Market Lamb Information
      1. Lamb Show Poster
    5. Douglas County Fair 2014: August 6 thru 9
    1. Record Book & Special Awards & County Medals Registration Form
  3. Articles for parents and children in our current time

For more information, contact:

  • 4-H Coordinator, Teresa Middleton
    • In School and After School programming, Clover Buds, New Leader Training, Teen Leadership & Youth Development, overall 4-H program management
  • 4-H Education Program Assistant, Laurie Michaels
    • 4-H club program and volunteer support, New Leader Training, club management, Lamb Show & Fair coordinator


Last Update: 4/2/2014
















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