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Cowley County

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a nationwide program led by state land-grant universities in cooper-ation with local county/district extension councils. In Kansas, 4-H is the largest youth educational program, aside from public schools. Each of the four H's on the clover represent ways youth can grow and develop in 4-H.

Cowley County 4-H is home to eleven community clubs and one project club.  Community clubs meet on a monthly basis to conduct the business and activities of the members.  Visit a club today to learn more!

How to Join

4-H enrollment is available online at http://v2.4honline.com. You will create a family account and enroll all members and project choices. Click on the "forms" link to view 4-H Family information, including the family handbook and project selection guide, prior to enrollment.

Community Clubs

Burden:  meets the second Sunday of the month at the Burden City Building, 3:30 p.m.

Cameron:  meets the second Monday of the month at C-4 School, east of Arkansas City, 7:00 p.m.

Dexter/Otto:  meets the first Monday of the month at the Dexter Community Building, 7:00 p.m.

Floral:  meets the first Monday of the month at Grandview Methodist Church, north of Winfield, 7:00 p.m.

Martha Washington:  meets the first Sunday of the month at Central Christian Church, Arkansas City, 7:00 p.m.

Muddy Creek: meets the second Sunday of each month at Shelley Dixon's house,  2:00 p.m.

New Horizon:  meets the second Monday of the month at First Southern Baptist Church, Arkansas City, 7:00 p.m.

Rock Creek:  meets the second Sunday of the month at the Rock Gym, 3:00 p.m.

Sunrise:  meets the second Monday of the month at Assembly of God Grace Point Church, Winfield, 7:00 p.m.

Tisdale:  meets the first Monday of the month at Tisdale Methodist Church, east of Winfield, 7:00 p.m.

Udall:  meets the first Sunday of the month at Free Heritage Evangelical Church, Udall, 6:30 p.m.

Walnut Valley:  meets the second Monday of the month at Kellogg Hall, west of Winfield, 7:00 p.m.

Project Club

The Cowley County 4-H Shooting Sports Club meets on a regular basis to conduct the business of the Cowley 4-H Shooting Sports project.  Individual project practices are held during the yearly seasons for the following disciplines:  Air (air rifle, air pistol, bb), Archery, Hunting Skills, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, and Small Bore.  Club meetings are held the third Sunday of the month at 4:30 p.m. at the New Hope Fellowship Church, 19195 61st Rd. Winfield.

4-H Spin Club (Special Interest)

Youth interested in selling items they grow, make or bake at the Walnut Valley Farmers' Market are encouraged to be part of the 4-H Entrepreneur Club.  Learn more.

Entrepreneur Guidelines 

Annual 4-H Calendar  

Click here for a list of annually occurring events and deadlines.