Youth Involvement

In Barron County 4-H, you can be as involved as you want to be!  Click the information below to see what you can participate in.

Cloverbuds (5K-2nd Grade)

Youth in grades K-2 are unique and special and wonderful. Activities in the Cloverbud Project are designed to meet their needs at an age appropriate level while having fun with hands-on, engaging activities. Some of the activities a youth can try with the Wisconsin 4-H Cloverbud project include:

  • Experimenting with science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Exploring their creative side with theater and visual arts
  • Diving into animal and plant science
  • Learning about themselves and others
  • Giving back to their communities through service projects
  • Many more activities

Barron County 4-H Cloverbud Guide (2020-2021)

Wisconsin 4-H Cloverbud Project Information and Resources

4-H Members (3-13 grade)

4-H Youth in grades 3-13 (one year post HS graduation) are able to choose the projects they are involved in.  Not all project areas have project volunteers in Barron County.  But many do.  Please explore the Projects page for county specific project groups.  Additional information is posted in newsletters, via email and on the calendar of events.

4-H Projects are specific areas of interest for 4-H members and volunteers. Projects cover a wide variety of topics from animals, science, arts, and beyond. Explore the different project areas below and find more information on a project that you are interested in!

Barron County Project Information

Check out the Wisconsin 4-H Project Guide for a complete list.

Barron County Junior Leaders (8-13th grade)

WHAT IS A 4-H Junior Leader?

4-H Jr. Leaders are teens in grades 8-13 who love 4-H and want others to love it also!  Jr. Leaders have fun promoting 4-H, planning and organizing events, and teaching younger 4-H’ers.  Junior Leaders create opportunities to use their skills in leadership, communication, and teamwork.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be an active Barron County 4-H member in grades 8-13
  • Have an interest in promoting 4-H
  • Have a positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Be a good role model for younger members
  • Be responsible, accountable,  dedicated and willing to follow through on responsibilities

EXPECTATIONS

  • Attend occasional meetings and scheduled activities  (members will set their schedule)
  • Plan and carry out ways to promote 4-H with youth and adults of Barron County
  • Assist with 4-H events and activities.
  • Contribute to planning process

WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT?

  • New Friendships and Lots of Fun
  • Marketable skills such as leadership, communication and teamwork
  • Great experience for college applications and resumes

Contact Sara Waldron (sara.waldron@wisc.edu for more information and meetings times).