Clay County 4-H
What is 4-H?
4-H is one of the largest youth development programs in the United States
involving more than 6.5 million young people and 540,000 youth and adult volunteers.
The focus is on helping youth learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills by
participating in projects and service.
Membership is open to any youth when he/she is in at least 9 years of age and is not older than 21 within the current 4-H year, which runs from October 1 – September 30. The Cloverbud program is open to youths ages 5-7 years of age. On a local level 4-H offers community clubs, specialty clubs, cloverbud clubs, county camp(s), club outings, Achievement Banquet, and more! In 4-H youth socialize, learn, and develop life skills in a safe, educational atmosphere.Studies show that 4-H members
- do better in school
- are more motivated to help others
- feel safe to try new things
- achieve a sense of self-esteem
- develop lasting friendships
Recent WV 4-H News
Week of July 6 - Energy Express on WVPB
Monday, July 6, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
What’s that peeping sound? Join Sheldon Owen, WVU Extension Service Wildlife specialist, to learn about frog calls. Then, we'll hop on over for a reading of "Frog in the Bog" with Sheldon’s daughter, Alden.
Baa! Next up, we’ll tour the farm and meet some sheep with WVU Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resources agents Jody Carpenter and Tasha Harris.
STEMCARE Water a Plant Challenge
Hey West Virginia families, join us in participating in the Rube Goldberg “Water a Plant Video Challenge!”
The WVU Rube Goldberg Bar of Soap Challenge was such a huge success. Thank you to all the West Virginia Families that participated! You can view the winning families at the bottom of the page.
Week of June 29 - Energy Express on WVPB
Monday, June 29, 2020, 9:30 a.m.