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4-H Programs at a Glance

Our programs in science, healthy living, arts, leadership and citizenship are backed by University researchers, our Vernon County Educator, and a robust community of 4-H volunteers and professionals. Through hands-on learning, kids build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow.

4-H Programs that Work

4-H programs are available through local 4-H clubs, 4-H camps and school programs. With the support of adult mentors, youth select from a diverse group of projects that help them learn by doing. 4-H programs are available for youth ages 8-19, with Cloverbud programs for children ages 5 to 7.

4-H programs are grounded in the belief that kids learn best by doing. Youth complete hands-on projects in areas like the arts, science, agriculture and technology in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Regardless of the project area, all 4-H programs include mentoring and career readiness as core elements.

Did you know 4-H youth are…

4x more likely to give back to their communities

2x more likely to make healthier choices

2x more likely to participate in STEM activities

4-H Youth participate in 5M science projects, 2.5M healthy living projects, and 2.5 citizenship project annually.

Ready to join Vernon County 4-H?

Our county prefers a personal approach. Choose a club near you or that fits your preference and reach out to the club leader OR contact our main, county office for advice or directions.

After you have settled on a club, head to our registration website, 4-HOnline and register yourself and your youth. We accept members year round, however our 4-H year begins in October, which is the best time to join. It is a $5 donation for each youth, and if they choose to enroll in the horse or shooting sports project, it is $1 extra. If your family needs financial assistance or cannot make the $5 donation, please contact the main office to have that covered.

To send an email to the club leader, please click on the club name.

Nerison  : Adrian Wruck     |     Liberty Pole Boosters : Renae Diehl     |     Hillsboro Hotshots : Kari Defliger

Country Critters : Jennifer Miller     |    Springville Superstars : Brenda Torgerson     |     Enterprise Eagles : Jessica Jorstad

Lucky Clovers : Julie Falkers    |     Mississippi Steamers : Stephanie Nicklay    |     Davis Diggers  : Tracey Goltz

Seas Branch Smithies : Jayne Anderson    |     Riverside Badgers : Rebecca Gehrke   |   ViroquaTeers: Jill Jarzemski & Ann Schwert


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