Morgan 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
Morgan County 4-H News
4-H is once again meeting and children kindergarten and older are welcome to join our clubs. 4-H members learn to run business meetings, plan events and choose their own project to complete throughout the year. You don’t need farm animals to be in 4-H.
There are community clubs in Greenwood, Great Cacapon, Pleasant View and Berkeley Springs.
More information on 4-H in West Virginia
For more information contact the local Morgan County Extension Office at 304-258-8400
Recent WV 4-H News
2024 My Hands to Larger Service mini-grants available
For several years the West Virginia 4-H All Stars have generously funded to eleven mini-grants for West Virginia 4-H teens/teen leader groups to assist in the planning and completion of a community service project through the My Hands to Larger Service 4-H Project.
West Virginia 4-H Announces 2023 Youth in Action Award Winners
The West Virginia 4-H Youth in Action Program announces three young leader in 4-H pillar areas: agriculture, civic engagement, and STEM.
Win up to $3,000 in the Natural Resources & Agriculture Business Pioneer Competition
West Virginia individuals or teams (up to four persons) of students in grades 9-12 from traditional, virtual or homeschool environments, or those attending career and technical centers are invited to compete in the 2023 Natural Resources and Agriculture Business Pioneer Competition.
This competition is an exciting program designed to engage talented youths in our community, state and beyond. By participating in this competition, young people will have the opportunity to jump-start their own businesses or develop essential skills for their future roles with potential employers.
- Explorers (Leader – Teresa Veara)
- Mighty Iroquios (Leader – Pam Hessler)
- Relentless Robotics (Leader – Ken Craft)
- Settlers (Leader – Becky Stotler)
- Tuscarorians (Leaders – Beth and Allen Michael)
CampsTri-County 4-H Camp
West Virginia 4-H offers opportunities that can give your child an edge in life. Our program provides a variety of volunteer opportunities for youths, adolescents and adults. Find out how to become a 4-H volunteer.