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Join the Club

Raising great kids is a challenging task, but it's easier when you have a team of people behind you. 4-H Clubs are groups of families that do just that. Through working together, families share knowledge and interests to help kids learn practical skills and important values. 4-H is the network of families that grows great kids.

Age For Membership

4-H membership is open to all boys and girls who are 7 years of age and have not passed their 19th birthday by January 1 of the current year.

Youth ages 5 and 6 can join as Cloverbuds.  This link provides great Cloverbud information but you still need to enroll online (no paper enrollment accepted).

When to Join

The 4-H program year runs from October - September, however youth can join any time during the year. Most 4-H'ers start in the fall to keep up on  project lessons, activities, and make themselves eligible for 4-H awards and activities that have deadline dates.

What does it cost to join 4-H?

Beginning with 2017-2018 enrollment, Kansas 4-H Youth Development will be asking families to invest in the present and future of the program.  With a $15 annual program-enrollment fee, each child will have access to a wide array of development opportunities at the local, regional, and state levels.  These structured, hands-on, relevant educational programs will continue the tradition and history of Kansas 4-H in building skills, confidence, and experiences that 4-H youth will carry with them for the rest of their lives.

Where are the 4-H Clubs in Leavenworth County?

Leavenworth County has a number of community clubs and project clubs that meet at different times and places. We suggest you visit several clubs and find the one that best fits your family's schedule and interests.

READ THIS FIRST! Returning families (re-enrollment) using 4-H Online.

READ THIS FIRST! New family (first time) enrollment using 4-H Online.


Community Clubs

Basehor Rustlers

3rd Monday 7:00 pm VFW Hall, Basehor


2nd Sunday 6:00 pm St Joseph of the Valley Church


2nd Monday 7:00 pm Boling Grange Hall


2nd Sunday 6:30 pm VFW Hall, Basehor

Happy Helpers

2nd Wednesday 7:00 pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Happy Hollow

1st Sunday 6:30 pm Pleasant Ridge Elementary School, Easton


2nd Monday 7:00 pm Jarbalo Methodist Church

Reno Bobwhites

1st Thursday 7:30 pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Stranger Creek

1st Sunday 6:30 pm Old Senior Citizens Building, Easton

Project Clubs

Leavenworth County Bucket Calf

Contact Project Leader, Dates & Location Varies

Leavenworth County Cattle Club

Contact Project Leader, Dates & Location Varies

Leavenworth County Dogs R Us

2nd Sunday; 3:30 pm; LV CO Fairgrounds Administration Bldg

Leavenworth County Equistrong Horse Club

Contact Project Leader, Dates & Location Varies

Leavenworth County Goat Club

3rd Tuesday 6:00pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Leavenworth County Horse Club

3rd Wednesday 7:00pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Leavenworth County Youth Leaders

6:30 pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building; Currently meet 6 times/year                    All 4Hers from the county are welcome

Please mark your calendars.  The Leavenworth County Youth Leaders will again be collecting and packaging cookies for the Good Shepherd's holiday food baskets.  Collection will be on 14 December 2017 at the Tonganoxie 4-H Building beetween 6:00p and 7:30p.  You may bring as many as you like but 1 dozen would be fine - it all adds up.

Gretchen Manus
The Smiling M
cell: (816) 206-5374
email: smilingms@hotmail.com
Leavenworth County Poultry Club

4th Thursday 6:00pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Leavenworth County Rabbit Club

2nd Thursday 6:30pm Tonganoxie 4-H Building

Leavenworth County Shooting Sports

The Leavenworth County Shooting sports project started on October 30, 2017 and is meeting on Mondays for the season from 6:00 -8:00 unless unable to have the building.  New shooters will have to attend meeting and practices, and must also pass a safety test at the end of the training weeks  (typically six sessions).  Please feel free to contact me at 913-306-5034 or email shootingsportslv@gmail.com  if you have any further questions.   

Rebecca Savidge
Shooting Sports Coordinator

cloverHow do I get started?

Scroll down this page to learn about 4-H Clubs in Leavenworth County.

Find enrollment information for youth (and adult volunteers) here.

What projects should I take?

The Project Selection Guide  is your road-map to your 4-H journey! Use it to plan your exciting 4-H adventure!

Need more information?

Join 4-H or re-enroll HERE via Kansas 4-H Online.

Contact Brenda Taxeras

4-H Youth Development Agent