University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

4-H Clubs

Vermont’s youth can be challenged by living in rural and often isolated communities. 4-H provides opportunities for youth in both rural and urban settings Find out more >>

4-H & Youth


April thru Nov, 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.



July 21-23, 2017

Caledonia Forest & Stream Club, St. Johnsbury, VT



Registration Deadline
July 14, 2017
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.

Application Deadline
August 1, 2017

4-H Exhibitor Information for the Champlain Valley Fair.
Setup on August 21, 2017.

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.

Adele Biasini with cow


Multi-County 4-H Dairy Show Held July 9 in Shelburne

Shelburne--On July 9, 38 Vermont 4-H dairy members from six counties traveled to Shelburne Farms in Shelburne for the annual Multi-County 4-H Dairy Show.

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Fairmont Farms Hosts 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

East Montpelier--On July 10 VermontĀ  4-Her's had a chance to test their cattle judging skills at the 2017 State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, competing against others in their age group for rosette ribbons and top-10 placements.


In the Winner's Circle at the Vermont 4-H Horse Show

New Haven--For young equestrians, the annual Vermont 4-H Horse Show, July 6-9, provided an opportunity for friendly competition and a chance to show off their riding abilities to family, friends and other spectators.


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.