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Hitting the Mark

Shooting sports can be gratifying for youngsters. The program provides a supportive environment in which young people can experience hands-on, fun learning experiences. Find Out More >>

4-H & Youth


April thru Nov, 2017
Registration Closed
August 21, 2017

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

Late Registration Deadline
August 30, 2017

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

Registration Opens
September 1, 2017
September 3, 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.

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Local 4-H Gives Building New Life

Under the watchful eye of UVM Extension 4-H Educator Kimberly Griffin, the 4-H Building at the State Fairgrounds in Rutland was renovated this summer. Adult volunteers and 25 4-H members completed the work in time for the August 15-19 State Fair.  Read the complete story on the Rutland Herald website.  

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4-H Teamsters Compete at Two Shows in Bradford

Bradford--The first two of three qualifier shows for Vermont 4-H'ers interested in participating in the working steer competitions at Eastern States Exposition this fall were held recently.


4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree Held in St. Johnsbury

St. Johnsbury--Vermont 4-H club members had the opportunity to compete for medals in six separate shooting sports disciplines at the 2017 4-H Shooting Sports Jamboree.


4-H'er Wins Sportsmanship Award at Shooting Sports Jamboree

St. Johnsbury--Kodi Dyke of Piermont, New Hampshire, is the recipient of the fourth annual Sean Tillotson Sportsmanship Award.