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Mineral 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

News

Mineral County Open Horse Show

Open Horse Show host by Pony Express 4-H Club Show will be Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8 a.m.

The show will be at the Mineral County Fairgrounds in the Horse Arena. For more information contact members from the Pony Express 4-H club or Mineral County Extension Service at 304-788-3621.

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Congratulations to our 2018 Mineral County Fair Winners!

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West Virginia State Fair State Fair Horse Show Results

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Clubs

Mineral County 4-H Clubs

Camps

Mineral County 4-H Camp
When: Older Camp - June 26 - 30, 2017; Younger Camp - July 10 - 14, 2017

4-H continues to make summers fun. Through camp, club, and special-project activities, 4-H brings positive youth development activities to one out of every four West Virginia youths. Exchange camper opportunities available. Contact the Extension Office (304) 788-3621.

Registration due May 30, 2017.
 

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