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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


Registration Deadline
February 15, 2017

Event on February 19, 2017, Barre, VT. Come join the fun, testing your knowledge about working steer and other topics related to the bovine.

March 3, 2017
Registration Deadline
March 3, 2017

March 18, 2017 at Springfield High School. Registration Information and Schedule

March 4, 2017

At Essex High School. Information and Schedule

March 11, 2017
March 12, 2017
March 17, 2017

Rowell Hall, UVM Flyer

March 18, 2017

New Location: University of Vermont, Waterman Building. Fore more info check out the flyer

Registration Deadline
March 31, 2017

Event held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Essex High School.

July 17-21, 2017

Leadership Washington Focus (LWF) is the only national leadership development experience designed exclusively for 4-H'ers entering grades 7-9. The program will take place July 17-21, 2017 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, just 1 mile from Washington, D.C.

Month of the Military Child Art Contest


Art Celebrates Month of the Military Child

Burlington--Vermont students, Grades K-12, are invited to enter the April as Month of the Military Child Art Contest. Winners will be announced April 4 in Montpelier at a special Vermont State House event celebrating military kids.

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New 4-H Educator on the Job in Bennington and Rutland Counties

Rutland--Kimberly Griffin has been named the new University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H educator for Bennington and Rutland Counties. She will be based in the UVM Extension Office in Rutland.


New Family-Oriented Program Targets Local Sixth Graders

Brandon--Sixth graders in the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union School District, along with their parents or caregivers, are invited to take part in a new youth and family education program designed to help them improve their problem-solving and communications skills.


Addison County 4-H Members Give Back to Local Community Organizations

Middlebury, Vt. -- The 4-H Pledge includes the line, “give my hands to larger service” and several Addison County 4-H clubs take that commitment seriously.