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Welcome Back for our 2022-2023 Club Year!

We have A LOT of opportunities this year for your school aged youth! Please review the list below (Club Schedule and List of Planned Activities can be found by clicking on the Club Name). Don’t forget we have our 4-H APP! It will send you reminders when a club is meeting and can even add events straight to your calendar! And it’s FREE! We’re so excited to see what this club year has to bring!


Clubs

  • Scuppernong Sprouts is the beginning of our youngest members’ 4-H journey. Members will learn what it means to be in 4-H, how to run a meeting, and take part in citizenship activities, all while “learning by doing”! *FULL*
    • Club Leader: Lauren Nelson
    • Ages: K-2nd Grade
    • Location/Time: Second Wednesday of the month; 3:30-4:30 p.m. @ Extension Office.
  • Growing Clovers is the next step for our members’ in their 4-H journey. Members will expand on their knowledge of running a meeting and participate in more challenging activities in S.T.E.A.M., leadership, citizenship, and community service. *FULL*
    • Club Leader: Kaitlin Bateman
    • Ages: 3rd-4th Grade
    • Location/Time: Second Thursday of the month; 3:30-4:30 p.m. @ Extension Office. *This club will ALWAYS meet the day after the Sprouts meeting. September’s meeting will be 9/15. 
  • Cookie Rookies members will develop their culinary skills while learning new, healthy recipes. *FULL*
    • Club Leader: Christine Muthler
    • Ages: 3rd-6th Grade
    • Location/Time: Third Wednesday of the month; 3:30-5 p.m. @ Extension Office
  • Sew Simple will expand your skills in the art of sewing. All stages from beginners to experts are welcome! *FULL*
    • Club Leader: Susie Swain
    • Ages: 3rd -12th Grade
    • Location/Time: 4th Saturday of the month
  • Our Outdoor Classroom (Homeschool Club) will focus on our WHEP Program. WHEP is a 4-H youth natural resource program dedicated to teaching wildlife and fisheries habitat management to junior and senior level (ages 9-19) youth in the United States. For more information visit our WEBSITE. **LIMITED SPACE**
    • Club Leader: Amy Lowdermilk-Odom
    • Ages: 3rd -12th Grade
    • Location/Time: 4th Wednesday of the month; 2:00-4:00 p.m. @ Extension Office
  • Mad Scientists (SPIN Club) will be back in the lab for this SPIN Club November 1st. This time they will cover each of the 5 aspects of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics). **LIMITED SPACE**
    • Club Leader: Amy Lowdermilk-Odom
    • Ages: 4th-8th grade
    • Location/Times: Meets Weekly on Tuesdays for 6 weeks starting in November 1st; 3:30-4:30 p.m. @ Extension Office
  • Herd That 4-H Club is for our animal loving young people. We will grow their knowledge of showmanship, husbandry, market judging, and more for all things livestock, from chickens to steers!
    • Club Leader: Selma Boucher
    • Ages: 5th-12th grade
    • Location/Times: Third Tuesday of the month; 6:30-7:30 p.m. @ Extension Office
  • Better Bulbs and Gardens is for our gardeners! You don’t have to have a green thumb to join this club, just a love for plants! Members will participate in activities that will build their knowledge of gardening, propagating, landscaping, and more!
    • Club Leader: Bree Atkinson
    • Ages: 5th grade and up
    • Location/Times: Third Wednesday of the month; 6:30-7:30 p.m. @ Extension Office *First meeting will take place on 9/27, same time and place.
  • Columbia Seniors round out our members’ 4-H journey. This club focuses on community service while instilling leadership and citizenship in our members.
    • Club Leader: Susie Swain & Lydia Swain
    • Ages: 6th-12th Grade
    • Location/Time: Second Tuesday of the month; 6:30 p.m. @ Extension Office
  • Scuppernong Sportsmen is all things hunting and fishing! Members will participate in hunter and boating safety, fishing, hunting, shooting, and plant/animal ID!
    • Club Leader:  Patrick Kirkman
    • Ages: 7th-12th grade
    • Location/Times: Third Thursday of the month; 7 p.m. @ Extension Office *Some meetings will be moved to Saturdays to accommodate certain activities. A club meeting schedule will be given out at the first meeting.
  • Teen Council is active in planning and conducting county 4-H events. Meetings, committee work and other activities are ways for the council to involve youth in the affairs of 4-H. *FULL*
    •  Club Leader: Lauren Nelson
    • Ages: 7th-12th Grade
    • Location/Times: Last Tuesday of the month; 4:00 p.m. @ Extension Office

*Dates/Location/Times are subject to change based on club leader’s availability. Leaders will promptly contact club members with any changes.

**Clubs meeting at 3:30 are intended to be after school meetings so members can ride the bus and get dropped off at the Extension Office. Pick must be by 5 p.m. If your child needs to be escorted to Potter House after the meeting, please let your club leader know in advance.

How to Register:

If you do not already have a profile set up on 4HOnline, you must do that first! This information is needed in order for your child to participate in 4-H. For more information on setting up a profile, please visit our 4HOnline Help Page.

Once you have a profile, or if you already have one, registration for each club is as easy as filling out this Sign-Up Form. Contact Lauren Nelson at lauren_nelson@ncsu.edu with any questions.

Start a 4-H Club!

We welcome the opportunity for additional clubs within Tyrrell County! A club requires at least 5 youth from 3 different families and a caring adult volunteer. Please review the Club Leader Role Description. Clubs can cover a wide range of topics such as science, livestock, service projects, robotics, art, etc.

Check out the North Carolina 4-H Clubs main page.

Club Enrollment Forms

4-H Club Operation Forms

Potential Club Topics (4-H Leaders Needed)

  • SPIN Club: Choose a topic and lead a club for 6 weeks instead of a full year!
  • Environmental Education: Utilize the natural environment in Tyrrell County by learning about environmental sciences, Pocosin lakes, and more!
  • Other ideas welcome!!!

Contact Information

If you are interested in starting a club give us a call (252-796-1581) or email (lauren_nelson@ncsu.edu) and we can get started!

Follow us on Facebook: Tyrrell County 4-H

Instagram: tyrrellcounty4h

For more information and for accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Tyrrell County Center at 252-796-1581 or email lauren_nelson@ncsu.edu.

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