DeWitt County 4-H

Female 4-h members washes white sheep with hose

1 in 14 kids in Illinois is in 4-H. Through 4-H, youth can travel, have fun, build leadership skills and connect with new friends, mentors and future employers. Get ready to make the best better!

Learn more about existing DeWitt County 4-H clubs below. Don't see one in your area? Start your own club! All you need is an adult volunteer and five youth who will meet at least six times a year and explore one or many project areas. 

Clubs not your style? Sign up for an afterschool program or attend 4-H summer camp in Monticello. Teachers, add a 4-H curriculum to your classroom. Teenagers, share your skills and become a 4-H Teen Teacher.

Interested? Ready to take the plunge? 

Complete this state interest survey to find the 4-H group that's right for you. If you're ready to start a club or get 4-H in your classroom, please fill out this contact form and a 4-H staff member will be in touch. 

Membership Enrollment

The 4-H new year begins September 1. Enroll or re-enroll as a member, family, club or volunteer through 4-H Online. Need help? Check out the How to Enroll page. Find all the materials you need for project guides and selection, releases and medical forms, club position books, financial statements, fundraiser and donation documents and more on the Club Resources page.

Cloverbud programs are open to 5 to 7-year-olds. 4-H is open to 8 to 18-year-olds. If you're already a member, explore the links below for more resources.

Local Clubs

Clinton

  • Clever Clovers: Beef focus along with livestock

  • Clinton Cloverbuds: Science and art focus

  • Clinton Robotics Club: Robotics, parent/guardian involvement encouraged 

  • Clinton Sewing Club: Hands-on beginner sewing 

  • DeWitt County Shooting Sports Clubs: Air Rifle, .22, archery and shotgun. Additional club fees may apply

  • Jimtown: Focus on community service & creative project thinking

  • Lucky Whirlwinds: Community service driven, individual development among club members

  • Poultry Club: Poultry focus club

  • Photography Club: Hands-on camera experience

  • Rebel Riders: Horses, livestock, wide range of interests

  • Salt Creek Clovers: Cooking, visual arts, animal science, livestock, wide range of interests

  • Town & Country: Wide range of interests, something for everyone

  • Woodworking Club: Hands-on woodworking

Farmer City

  • Farmer City Cloverbuds: Food and art focus
  • Helping Hands: Leadership development and general project knowledge

Fairs & Shows

Shotgun Competition

June 29, 2022 at 3 p.m. | DeWitt County Shooting Range

Horse Show

July 2 and 3, 2022 | DeWitt County 4-H Fairgrounds
*rain dates August 6 and 7

Archery Competition

July 6, 2022 at 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. | DeWitt County Fairgrounds

DeWitt, Macon and Piatt Counties Livestock Show and General Project Show

July 8 to 11, 2022 | DeWitt County 4-H Fairgrounds

Illinois State Fair

August 11 to 21, 2022 | Springfield

Fairs & Shows Documents and Forms