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  • Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Scholarship 12/12/2014
    The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award three $1,000 scholarships, for use during the second semester of the 2015-16 school year, to third or fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Two additional $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school senio […]
  • 4-H ArtBeat! 12/12/2014
    It’s time to start thinking about 4-H ArtBeat! 4-H Art Beat! was created for 4-H members in grades 3-5 and their parents and leaders and is the introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication! ArtBeat! will be held March 20 and 21, 2015, at our State 4-H Camp, Upham Woods in the Wisconsin Dells. […]
  • Izzy Quattrucci at Board of Regents Meeting 12/11/2014
    On December 5, 2014 Dane County 4-H member Isabella (Izzy) Quattrucci , a member of Queststars 4-H Club, was invited to participate in the Student Spotlight at the University of Wisconsin System’s Board Of Regents meeting on the UW-Madison Campus.  As an urban 4-H member, Izzy was able to share with those in attendance about […]
  • 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contest 12/05/2014
    Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program |  4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contest// What:  Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the questions are about beef, sheep, swine, and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions.  Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions […]
  • 4-H Youth in Action Awards 12/05/2014
    The Youth in Action award recognizes an outstanding 4-H’er who epitomizes 4-H youth empowerment. We are looking to acknowledge and honor a confident, accomplished 4-H’er who has gained critical life skills through their 4-H program and has utilized those skills to overcome a challenge, or challenges, they have faced. The award winner will also demonstrate [… […]
  • State 4-H Group On-line Application Form is up and ready to go! 12/05/2014
    Attention all 4-Her’s in grades 9-13 interested in participating in one of Wisconsin’s State 4-H Arts Groups for 2015.  4-H Art Team, 4-H Showcase Singers, 4-H Drama Company and 4-H Press Team can all be applied for on-line at: Information, Job Descriptions, Photos, Video and Timelines can all be found on our new WordPress […]
  • Bristol Blazers 4-H Club Open and Youth Model Horse Schooling Show 12/02/2014
    Bristol Blazers 4-H Club Open and Youth Model Horse Schooling Show Saturday, January 24, 2015 Doors open at 7:00 am.  Show starts promptly at 8:30am. At: Arlington Agriculture Research Station, N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington WI 53911 Contact:  Carmen Fritz   email:      phone: 608-345-0677 Open Model Horse Bill 2015
  • Revised 4-H Forms and Manuals 12/02/2014
    Newly revised 4-H forms and manuals are now available on the Dane County 4-H website: These include new project record book forms for all levels, new Special Awards forms and new Dane County 4-H/Dickson Scholarship forms.  Please discard any previous versions of these forms from your computer or 4-H files and direct members t […]
  • 2015 Youth Pig Project Announced 12/02/2014
    The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee Scholarship Information Wisconsin Pork Association Yout […]
  • Mary Tygum Recognized in Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Hall of Fame 11/21/2014
    The University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program inducted 100 laureates into the brand-new Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Saturday, November 15. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the last statewide event celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame was established to recognize 4-H volunteers, financial suppor […]

How To Join 4-H


You can join 4-H and elect projects if you are in grades 3 through 13. Clubs even accept members in kindergarten, first and second grades in a special level called the Cloverbud program.

To join here’s what you need to do:

First, select a 4-H club from the list below. You will see a name and phone number for that club’s Organizational Leader.

 Next, call that Organizational Leader and find out more information about the club and its members. Most 4-H members join in the fall, but new members can join at any time.

Finally, attend the 4-H club meeting with your parents,  select your projects and get ready to discover what 4-H is all about!

Parents can also sign up to be leaders! In order to be eligible, they need to complete the Volunteer Orientation Process. If you would like to explore becoming a leader, contact the club leader.

List of 4-H Clubs

4-H Clubs in Dane County – pdf

Map of 4-H Clubs in Dane County – pdf


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