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Interested in being part of 4-H?

Joining a club is a great way for youth to get started!! Call 488-3848 for more information on where to begin!


4-H Wreath Class 20234-H Holiday Card Art Contest 2023 Flyer4-H Crafting Series - Dec 20232024 Create a Sweet Christmas Memory 4-H Candy MakingNC 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament Results4-H Photography Contest 2023 WinnersFamily Fitness 2023

Bullets & Bows 4-H Club

B&B Club Meetings 2023 call for detailsFor Ages 8-18
Volunteer Club Leaders: Patti Jo Taylor & Justin Fisher
Extension 4-H Agent: Kristi Griggs

Certified Instructors:
Archery: Patti Jo Taylor | Rifle: Justin Fisher and Jeff Shuler | Shotgun: Jeff Shuler

2023 begins year number six of the Bullets and Bows 4-H Club! Youth ages 8-18 have the opportunity to learn the safe and responsible way to handle and use rifles, shotguns, and archery equipment. Club meetings are led by trained and certified volunteer instructors. Youth also have the option of competing at district and state shooting sports competitions. Call 488-3848 for more information.

Swain County Bullets & Bows 4-H Club is funded in part by the NRA Foundation.

4-H Livestock Club

2023 4-H Livestock Club FlyerIf you love farm animals, want to learn about livestock, how to judge livestock or how to show livestock, we would love to have you join our Livestock Club. You do not need to own livestock to participate in this club.

Meeting locations may vary. Call 488-3848 for more information.

Ages: 5 – 18
(8 18 for competition related activities)

Volunteer Club Leader: Patti Jo Taylor
Extension 4-H Agent: Kristi Griggs

Swain County 4-H Horse Club

4-H Horse Club MeetingDo you love horses? Would you like to learn more about horses and be in a club with other people who like horses, too? Then Swain County 4-H Horse Club is the answer for you!

Ages: 5 – 18
Volunteer Club Leader: Sydney Franklin
Extension 4-H Agent: Kristi Griggs

Join us for a 4-H Horse Club Interest Meeting to learn more. 2024 Meeting dates coming soon!

Just Grow It! 4-H Vegetable Garden Club

4-H Garden Club 2023Do you enjoy gardening? Do you want to learn how to grow your own vegetables? Do you want to learn more about food preservation and canning? 

Club Information:

  • All supplies for your garden spot will be provided
  • Tend and care for your garden spot at your convenience
  • Document your progress and successes in your record book
  • Harvest entries for the Swain County Agricultural Fair
  • Garden spots and vegetable growth will be judged and prizes will be awarded

Ages: 5 – 18
Volunteer Club Leader: Patti Jo Taylor
Extension 4-H Agent: Kristi Griggs

Smokey Mountain Seekers 4-H Variety Club

Smokey Mtn Seekers Club Flyer 2023

Community club for the enrichment and growth of today’s youth!

For youth ages: 5-18
Club Leaders: Delia Davis & Jennifer Hemphill
Extension Agent: Kristi Griggs

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Swain County Cooperative Extension

Next Meetings – check back in the fall

For more information contact the Swain County Cooperative Extension at 488-3848 and check out the club’s Facebook page.

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Participation in 4-H activities helps youth gain assets critical to positive youth development: character, connection, caring, competence, confidence and enable them to contribute to their communities through service and leadership.

If your child is interested in joining 4-H, please call 488-3848 or come by our office for more information.

Check out Swain County 4-H on Facebook – for the most up-to-date happenings!!

4-H ONLINE and Enrollment

2023 4-H Online Enrollment

4-H Enrollment is now online! Go to: to enroll your child in 4-H today! It’s quick and easy, and no more paper forms!