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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



Hampshire County 4-H Camp
When: June 12 - 16, 2017
Where: Hampshire Park
Who: youth age 9 on or before September 30, 2017; must be younger than 21 years of age
Cost: $95; family discount with two or more children

The West Virginia 4-H Camping Program has provided youth with opportunities for four-fold life development (Head, Heart, Hands, Health) through cooperative group living in the natural environment since 1915. 4-H camping provides participants with a safe and secure environment, both physically and emotionally. 4-H camping promoted appreciation for the out-doors and teaches environmental stewardship. Campers are taught personal life skills and values, including fairness, caring, citizenship, trustworthiness, respect, and responsibility. 4-H camp provides opportunities for participants to learn and practice leadership, practice decision making and promotes teamwork through group activities. Camp fosters the development of positive relationships between youth and adults, who serve as positive role models, teachers and mentors.

Registration Health History Form Media Release Workshop Descriptions

Cloverbud Day Camp
Hampshire County 4-H Camp
When: June 14, 2017, 8:30am-9:00pm
Where: Hampshire Park
Who: youth age 5-8
Cost: $20

Registration Health History Form Media Release

Hampshire County Fair

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.