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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!


UPCOMING ACTIVITES

I Heart Sugar Cookies2023 4-H Plant Sale FlyerA Pound Of Love 20232023 Family Fitness2023 Swain County Fair


Bullets & Bows 4-H Club

For Ages 8-182023 Bullets and Bows Main Flyer & Rifle Practice

Volunteer Club Leaders: Patti Jo Taylor & Justin Fisher
Extension 4-H Agent: Kristi Griggs

Certified Instructors:

  • Archery: Patti Jo Taylor and Shannon 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 and archery equipment. Weekly club meetings are led by trained and certified volunteer instructors. These weekly meetings alternate between rifle and archery. Youth participating in rifle and archery also have the option of competing at district and state shooting sports competitions. Call 488-3848 for more information.

Club Meetings begin in early spring.

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


4-H Livestock Club

Livestock Club 2023 Planning MeetingIf 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)

Times and locations may vary

2023 PLANNING MEETING
February 13, 2023
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Swain County Cooperative Extension

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


Just Grow It! 4-H Vegetable Garden Club

Just Grow It - NEXT MEETINGDo 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

Attend club meetings to learn and practice food preservation techniques

  • Document your progress and successes in your record book
  • Harvest entries for the Swain County Fair
  • Garden spots and vegetable growth will be judged and PRIZE money will be awarded

2023 PLANNING MEETING:
February 27, 2023
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Swain County Cooperative Extension

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

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
Club Meetings: Sunday Afternoons
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Varies

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: https://v2.4honline.com to enroll your child in 4-H today! It’s quick and easy, and no more paper forms!