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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!


Hunter Safety 2023 2023 4-H Gem Mining 2023 West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic Flyer4-H Night with the asheville Tourists4-H Photography Course 2023Family Fitness 2023Swain County Agricultural Fair 20234-H Fair Entry Categories 2023

Bullets & Bows 4-H Club

Bullets & Bows June 2023 Meetings (1)For 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.

June 6 & 20
Juniors @ 5:30 p.m. | Seniors @ 6:30 p.m.
Shooting Range on Alarka

June 8 & 22 | 5:30 p.m.
Shooting Range on Alarka

June 13 & 27 | 5:30 p.m.
Swain County Cooperative Extension (SCC Gym)

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)

2023 MEETINGS @ 5:00 p.m.
Swain County Cooperative Extension
February 13, March 13, April 17, May 8 and June 12
Additional Dates: TBA

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

Just Grow It! 4-H Vegetable Garden Club

2023 Just Grow It FlyerDo 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

2023 MEETINGS @ 4:00 p.m.
Swain County Cooperative Extension
February 27, March 20, April 24, May 9
(updated), and June 19
Additional Dates: TBA

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

  • June 5 –  Father’s Day Craft
  • June 19 – Fun Meeting

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!

Written By

Melissa Vaughn, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMelissa VaughnCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Melissa Email Melissa N.C. Cooperative Extension, Swain County Center
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