4-H activites are available across a wide program focus appropriate for various ages and development. Local programs are guided by a 4-H Advisory Council and evaluated each year. For the most updated information about possibilites, look at the most recent newsletters or contact our office.
Youth and adults from Green County will spend a week of boating, swimming, archery, crafts, nature study, and recreation at Lake Cumberland. Each year, Green County 4-H needs leaders to provide this safe, educational, and fun activity. The cost is $220. There are oppertunities for teens and adults who are interested in volunteering; for more information, contact the 4-H office. Materials are generally released after Feb 1. More information
4-H Horse Club
Our local Mighty Mustangs 4-H Club is a very active club. Monthly educational meetings are held as well as practices for horse events like Horse Bowl, Horse Shows, Horse Judging, etc. The Mighty Mustang 4-H Arena in coopration with the local Cattlemen's Association provides oppertunities for leanring and demonstration of skills in a safe environment. The 4-H Horse club meets on the third Tuesdays of most months.
Practice decision making while learning what "qualities" to look for in livestock, horses, dairy cattle, vegetables, and land.
If you have selected an animal project or have interest, you may enter your animal in area or state shows. There are categories for most animals including shows for beef, sheep, swine, dairy, goat, horse rabbits, and dogs.
Project Record Books
Project Record books are small workbooks related to topics of interest to youth. Most will include information and activities to help you develop skills related to your project. There are over 40 different topics to choose from. State Fair exhibits are selected from completed Project activities. Projects are due June 1 of each year.
Gives 4-Hers the opportunity to speak before a group. The contest is divided into age groups. Speeches may be given on any topic, and you can get assistance from many sources. More information
Demonstrations involve speaking with the use of props to help in showing and telling. Divisions are made according to subject matter and age. More information
Demonstrate your safety and driving skills during the Bicycle Rodeo sponsored by 4-H during the Green County Fair. Winners in seven age categories can advance to the State Fair.
Video Inspection Form Obstacle Events
Each spring, 4-Hers wear something they sewed themselves at the Fashion Revue. Some older youth even make their own prom formal wear. It is a good way to practice poise, too. More information.
Teen Leadership Club
High school studens are eligible to participate in the Leadership Club. The club meets outside of school on days that school is not in session, typically once a month. The focus of the club is leadership through community service. A maximum of ten students can participate each year; applications are due the last weekday of each August.
In the Kentucky 4-H Achievement Program. There are 3 main levels of achievements. They are Bronze, Silver and Gold Honor. It is possible for you to achieve all three levels of honor. The top 4-H youth in the state will be honored with Emerald status afer a rigorous screening process beyond the Gold designation. More information.
This program teaches safety and proper use of firearms. After training and practice, 4-Hers may enter area and state competition in archery, air rifle/pistol, BB, black powder, rifle/pistol, shot gun, and 22 rifle/pistol.