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Kanawha 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 the third grade and/or 9 years of age and is not older than 21. 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


General Interest 4-H Clubs | Special Interest 4-H Clubs


Kanawha County Older 4-H Camp
Dates: June 4-8, 2018
Ages: mature 13-21
Location: Camp Virgil Tate
Older Camp Online Registration Health History Form Media Release

Kanawha County Younger 4-H Camp
Dates: June 11-18, 2017
Ages: 9-13
Location: Camp Virgil Tate
Younger Camp Online Registration Health History Form Media Release

Southern District Horse Camp
Dates: TBD
Ages: 9-21
Location: Camp Virgil Tate
Visit website for registration and more information:
Southern District 4-H Horse Camp Website Health History Form Media Release

Kanawha County Cloverbud Day Camp
Dates: June 25-29, 2018
Ages: Rising 1st to 3rd Grade
Location: Coonskin Park – Riverside Shelter