4-H Member Resources

Our 4-H Club members can find resources they need here. From newsletters to project books, and more!

4-H Insight Newsletters

Check out the 4-H Insight monthly newsletter - keeping our members, leaders and families up to date on the news, events, activities, deadlines and opportunities happening each month.

May 2024 Newsletter

April 2024 Newsletter

March 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

December 2023 Newsletter

November 2023 Newsletter

October 2023 Newsletter

September 2023 Newsletter

July 2023 Newsletter

June 2023 Newsletter

May 2023 Newsletter

4-H Projects

Doing a 4-H project includes setting goals, researching your project topic, practicing project skills, and then showing what you’ve learned by exhibiting your work in the county 4-H Show. This booklet will guide you through the process of doing a 4-H project. My 4-H Project Book.

4-H makes learning fun! A variety of projects are offered through 4-H so members can pick the ones that most interest them. Visit the Projects Webpage to see a full listing of all that is available.

Livestock Nomination Instructions

Here are the links to the forms, instructions and deadlines you'll need:

2023-2024 Livestock Ownership Deadlines

2024 Livestock Nomination instructions

Lambs and Goats nomination forms

Pork Premier nomination form

Horse Ownership forms



Stark County 4-H Scholarship Due May 1

The Stark County 4-H Foundation scholarship is open to all current high school seniors who are members of 4-H in Stark County. The application is due May 1 and can be found here: go.illinois.edu/StarkScholarship2024
Email Jennifer if you have problems with the application or have questions.

Find Your Spark in 4-H

Let's spark something! 4-H is the place you belong, lead, learn, and serve in the community where you live. Get ready for quizzes, info, and ideas ... everything teens and pre-teens need to know to help find their spark and explore their passion in 4-H! Spark Issue 2023

4-H County Award Booklets for 2022-23

Check out the outstanding achievements and remarkable contributions of our dedicated members, volunteers, and clubs. Click on your county's award's booklet to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of our 4-H community!

Rock Island County 4-H Salute to Excellence Awards Booklet 2022-23

Mercer County 4-H Achievement Awards 2022-23

2024 4-H Fair Books