4-H Clubs

Haywood County 4H Clubs

All Stars Dairy Club
All Stars 4-H Dairy Club offers youth the opportunity to learn all aspects of dairy herd management, encompassing both dairy cattle and dairy goat projects. Ownership of a project animal is not required.  The Haywood County 4-H Dairy Club meets monthly at our Extension Center with additional activities including Dairy Judging, Skillathon, Haywood County Fair, Mountain State Fair, and North Carolina State Fair. 

Bulls Eye Shooting Sports
Bulls Eye Shooting Sports Club hits the target – achieving two goals: the advancement of firearm safety and the instruction of shooting skills among youth in Haywood County.  The Bulls Eye Shooting Sports Club has nine differnt disciplines including: air rifle, air pistol, shotgun, 22 riffle, muzzleloading, and archery.  Activities include: regular club meetings, range shooting training, and district, state, and national shooting competitions. The club has equipment purchased with a generous grant from the Friends of the NRA Foundation and the club also welcomes donations to be used to purchase additional needed shooting sports equipment and supplies.

Livestock Club
4-Her's in the Livestock Club learn how to calculate an animals' overall rate of gain for market purposes, and they even learn how to present themselves in front of a judge. Livestock Judging, Skill-a-thon, and Quiz Bowl Contests are events that offer youth the opportunity to showcase their skills and knowledge of the livestock industry.  The club also teaches 4-Hers to train and show their own livestock and has been active in Haywood County for over 20 years.

Sew Cool Sewing Club
Are you interested in learning how to sew?  Would you like to participate in community service projects, sewing contests and fashion shows?  If so, and if you are between the ages of 9 and 18, then check out this new 4-H club! This club meets weekly and is for both beginners, as well as those who already have sewing experience.  The Sew Cool 4-H Club is a great opportunity for youth to learn how to construct clothing and non clothing items from patterns and participate in Fashion Revues, sewing classes and community service projects.  Club members will also have the chance to complete garments to enter in the State Make-It-With-Wool contest and winter and summer sewing camps locally. 

4-H Picker's Club
All experienced players, ages 9 to 18 are invited to join the 4-H Picker's Club.  The Picker's Club have jam sessions for guitar, fiddle, and banjo.  Participants practice a variety of songs to prepare for performances in the community.  Club members also have special musical instructors that talk about style, performing, and stage presence and workshops that focus on business skills and entrepreneurship.

Teen Leadership Council
The Teen Leadership Council is open to 4-H’ers ages 13 to 18.  Some of the programs the Teen  Leadership Council participates in throughout the year are leadership training events, community service, and book reviews on a variety of leadership topics.  The council is sponsored by grant support from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation and is based on the traditional model of tribal government. 

If you are interested in joining one or more of these clubs or volunteering and forming a new club please call 828-456-3575 or email us for more information. Also check out the blog Calendar for dates and times of club meetings.