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.
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 FFA Classroom, 7:00 p.m.
Floral: meets the first Monday of the month at Irving Elementary School (temporarily) 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.
Sunrise: meets the second Monday of the month at Assembly of God Grace Point Church, Winfield, 7:00 p.m.
Tisdale: meets the first Sunday of the month at Tisdale Methodist Church, east of Winfield, 4:30 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.
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 fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the New Hope Fellowship Church, 19195 61st Rd. Winfield.
Cloverbuds ( 5 & 6 Year olds)
The overall purpose of the 4-H Cloverbuds program is to foster the development of life skills that are essential for the cognitive, social, emotional and physical maturation of five and six year olds by providing a unique educational opportunity.
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.
Annual 4-H Calendar
Click here for a list of annually occurring events and deadlines.
Are you a 4-H youth member or adult volunteer who is interesed in photography and media marketing? This is an opportunity fo you! Click on this link to sign up!