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Preston County 4-H

Did you know that in 4-H you can build rockets, learn photography, be a news reporter, raise small pets, do computer projects, go to camp and make new friends? Did you know that 4-H is for everyone between the ages of 5 and 21? That’s right, everyone! In 4-H you can learn leadership skills, be a mentor, and contribute to your community!

Experience what 4-H in Preston County has to offer

  • at different types of 4-H camps
  • at 4-H club meetings
  • in 4-H community service projects
  • in individual 4-H projects about topics you pick like computers, photography and more
  • on trips to places nearby and far away
  • on international adventures
  • in groups that work with helpful teen and adult leaders.

Come join 4-H and have fun while you discover who you are. For more information about 4-H and how you can join the fun, call the Preston County Extension Service at 304-329-1391.


Clubs

Preston County 4-H Clubs

Teen Leaders
Teen Leaders is a program where teens have the opportunity to develop advanced leadership abilities through a variety of real-life leadership roles.

Cloverbuds
Cloverbuds (Pre 4-H membership) is a program for youth 5 – 8 years of age. Children experience 4-H through fun, hands-on activities that relate to the 4-H project areas.


Buckwheat Festival 4-H Project Exhibit List


County Camps

Contact the Preston County Office.


Recent WV 4-H News

Win up to $3,000 in the Natural Resources & Agriculture Business Pioneer Competition

Photo of student standing at a podium presenting in front of a screen with the words "Natural Resources and Agriculture Business Pioneer Competition" overlayed on top. The Flying "WV" and "Extension" written in bottom left corner

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.

Read Win up to $3,000 in the Natural Resources & Agriculture Business Pioneer Competition

4-H Volunteer Retreat

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Registration is now open for the 2023 4-H Volunteer Retreat! WV 4-H Volunteers, All Stars, Adult Leaders, and Alumni (18 years or older) who serve, or want to learn more about serving, as volunteers with the West Virginia 4-H program are invited.

The conference will be held  Friday, September 29, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Read 4-H Volunteer Retreat

Season 4, Episodes 26-30 - Energy Express on WVPB 

Monday, July 24, 2023, 5:30 p.m.   

To kick off today’s episode, Jen Robertson-Honecker, WVU Extension STEM Specialist, and Ben, the flashlight wizard, lead a STEM activity, teaching us how to make our own flashlights. For this activity, you will need jumbo craft sticks, LEDs, coin cell batteries, jumbo paper clips, copper tape, masking tape, scissors. If all that science worked up an appetite, you’re in luck! Susan Lily, a nutrition instructor with the WVU Extension Family Nutrition Program, walks us through how to make some delicious energy bars. For this recipe, you will need rice cereal, quick cooking oats, toasted nuts, dried cranberries, unsweetened coconut, honey, low-fat peanut butter and vanilla.  

 

Read Season 4, Episodes 26-30 - Energy Express on WVPB 

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