4-H helps youth find their spark! Join Illinois’ largest out-of-school youth organization, where kids and teens learn by doing with fun, hands-on activities that teach skills for successful living. We can’t wait for you to join and become part of our 4-H family!
You can join one of our many community clubs and be part of our 4-H family!
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Just fill out this online 4-H interest form and we'll get back to you to help you find the club that works for you!
Check out the Mercer County 4-H Clubs flyer to see the dates and times our community clubs meet.
Download a copy of the 2022 Mercer County 4-H Fair Book
4-H Show Schedule at the Mercer County Fair, Aledo, IL
Monday, July 11
Conference Judging, (8:30 - 11 a.m.)
Tuesday, July 12
8:00 a.m. Poultry Show, Swine Barn
10:00 a.m. Rabbit Show, Show Ring
4 p.m. Sheep Show, Sheep Barn
Wednesday, July 13
8 a.m. Dog Obedience & Showmanship, Pavilion east of Secretary’s office
9 a.m. Beef Show, Show Ring
Thursday, July 14
9 a.m. Goat Show, Goat Barn
9 a.m. Swine Show, Swine Barn
4 p.m. Jr. and Sr. Master Showmanship Contest
Friday, July 15
9 a.m. Dairy Show
6 p.m. Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction
Get details on the Mercer County 4-H Horse Show set for Sun, July 17, 9 a.m. at the 4K Arena, Viola IL
Below are links to 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!
Join, Volunteer, Partner
Volunteer with 4-H!
State Resources for Illinois 4-H Members and Clubs
4-H makes learning fun!