Hampshire 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
Contact the Hampshire County office for current information about local 4-H clubs.
Hampshire County 4-H Camp
- When: TBA
Where: Hampshire Park
Contact the Hampshire County office for information about Hampshire County 4-H Camp.
Cloverbud Day Camp
- When: TBA
- Where: Hampshire Park
The Hampshire County Fair will be here before we know it. It is important to plan ahead and work on your 4-H projects and exhibits.
Recent WV 4-H News
4-H Summer Updates
Energy Express is still recruiting children for its summer reading program. While the program will not be meeting in person, it is free. The program runs June 22 - July 31, 2020. It is open to children entering 1st - 6th grade as well as repeat Kindergartners. More information about the program and registration can be found at WVU Energy Express.
If you missed one of our virtual 4-H workshops or wanted to review the activities, you can register to watch archived videos.
4-H News Update May 24 - 31
West Virginia 4-H is hosting virtual workshops to help youth and their families learn about fun topics and the 4-H program. We will use the Zoom platform to host these workshops.
Workshops for the week of May 26 - 29 are:
Join us to learn more about these topics and to have fun. If you enjoy the workshop, we will share information about how you can continue learning about first aid, literacy service projects, trees, and the environment through an at-home 4-H project on the topic.