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4-H & Youth


April thru Nov, 2017
Registration Deadline
June 18, 2017

Leader Ship is designed to build leadership skills through learning how to sail. Open to youth ages 11-18 (as of Jan 1, 2017).

Registration Deadline
June 19, 2017

Caledonia Forest & Stream Club, St. Johnsbury, VT

Deadline Extended
June 20, 2017

Green Mountain Conservation Camp, Buck Lake, Woodbury, VT

Registration Deadline
June 21, 2017

July 9th at Shelburne Farms, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, Vermont

Registration Deadline
June 30, 2017
June 23-25, 2017

Event held at the Addison County Fair & Field Days in New Haven, VT.

June 24-25, 2017

Join us for a weekend of horse shows at the Champlain Valley Exposition Fairgrounds.

Registration Closed
June 29, 2017

Building leadership skills with even our youngest members! You and your club members are invited to Northern Lights Rock and Ice on Thursday, June 29, 2017 for 4-H LEAD @ NLRI. Open to currently enrolled 4-H Cloverbuds and Members.

Registration Deadline
July 1, 2017

4-H LEAD Day Camp at Aloha Foundation Middlebrook Campus in Fairlee, VT on Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Multiple Deadlines
July, 2017

June 11, 2017

June 13, 2017

Register Online

July 6-10, 2017

Horse Show open to all Vermont 4-H members. Horse classes, quiz bowl, general knowledge exam, horse judging and more. At the Addison County Fair and Field Days.

Registration Deadline
July 7, 2017

July 15 & 16, 2017 at the Vermont State Fairgrounds.

July 10, 2017
July 12, 2017
July 16, July 22, August 13, 2017

These are qualifying shows for Eastern States. All current Working Steer 4-H members who want to come and show their steers are also welcome to participate.

Application Deadline
August 1, 2017

TRY 4-H! is a leadership opportunity for 4-H members ages 13-18. TRY stands for Teens Reaching Youth, and seeks to tap into the passion, knowledge, and experience that our older 4-H members have and love to share.

Early Bird Registration Deadline
August 1, 2017

4-H LEAD Weekend Camp at Aloha Camp in Fairlee, VT.

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    Registration Deadlines: Early Bird until August 1, Regular until August 13, Late until August 30
August 13-14, 2017

Addison County Fair & Field Days Grounds, New Haven, VT.

Two riders and their horses


Annual Orange County Horse Clinic Held at Tunbridge Fairgrounds

Tunbridge--It was all about horses, June 8-11 in Tunbridge as 20 youths and adults gathered at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds for riding instruction, workshops and fun activities.

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Kids Invited to Learn About Farm Safety

Burlington--Knowing basic first aid and how to stay safe around livestock and machinery can help kids avoid accidents or injury on the farm.


4-H Communications Team Chosen at State Competition June 3

Barre--Winners of the State 4-H Horse Communications Contest will be Kentucky-bound this fall to compete against top 4-H'ers from several other states.


Talented 4-H'ers Recognized at Annual 4-H State Day

Barre--Vermont 4-H members once again proved that they've got talent as they displayed their 4-H project work and performed for the crowds at 4-H State Day, May 13.