2020-2021 Oldham County 4-H Clubs

The following 4-H Youth Development articles printed in the 2020 Fall edition of the Oldham County Extension Newsletter.

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Oldham County 4-H Clubs

Oldham County 4-H offers a variety of clubs for youth to develop their leadership skills while exploring and widening their interests. Most clubs will start this year by meeting virtually. Many of the clubs will first meet in late September or early October. Please contact the leader of the club for more specific information.

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Ballardsville High Riders

4-H Horse Club

Open to horse lovers ages 9 to 18. Even if you don’t own a horse, the 4-H horse program is a great way to learn about horses and meet other kids who enjoy them. Take field trips to learn about horse care, tack care, general horsemanship, and riding. Participate in horse shows as well as arts and academic contest.

Leaders: Jean Jenkins (241-4143 or jean.jenkins0209@gmail.com) & Jackie Olds (417-7374 or knobvalley@yahoo.com)

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Carrot Nibblers

4-H Rabbit Club

Come learn how to provide proper care for rabbits. You do not have to own a rabbit to join. Learn to identify breeds, work on showmanship, and attend rabbit shows in our region.

Leader: Colette Easter (509-680-0681 or coletterae@yahoo.com)

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If you’re in grade K to 3, you can be a Cloverbud! Members of this club are exposed to a variety of projects with an emphasis on learning new skills and having fun. Our club strongly encourages 4-H involvement and community service.

Leaders: Elizabeth Griffin, Karen Horton & Sherry DeCuir (OC4HCloverbuds@gmail.com)

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Clover Explorers

Open to ages 9 to 13, this club explores a variety of projects and activities such as photography, crafts, foods, sewing, and more. Most importantly, the club focuses on the interests of its members.

Contact Kelly Woods at kwoods@uky.edu. Currently in need of a leader.

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Delicious Delights

4-H Cooking Club

Come learn how to be the star chef in your kitchen! Members learn the proper techniques to use when preparing meals.

Leaders: Kim Carter & Annette Kennedy (annettekennedy@bellsouth.net)

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Leaders of the Pack

4-H Dog Club

Educational programs include a range of canine related topics, such as dog health and care, dog careers, and homemade dog treats. Members and their dogs prepare and train for showmanship, agility, and obedience competitions. Members also participate in community service projects throughout the year. Cloverbuds welcome!

Leaders: Cindy Guenther (648-0534) & Jackie Olds (417-7374 or knobvalley@yahoo.com)

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Oldham County Woodworkers

4-H Woodworking Club

Open to grades 6 through 9. Develop skills valuable for a hobby, household repairs, and even a career. Learn safety rules and how to identify different woods as well as problem solving and logical reasoning skills. Limited spaces available due to supplies. Meetings will begin in January or later.

Leader: Sherry DeCuir (418-7333 or OC4HWoodworkers@gmail.com)

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Photography Club

This hands-on club is open to students in grade 4 and up. Members learn the fundamentals of good photography such as composition, lighting, and point of view. Meetings will begin in January or later.

Leader: Karen Horton (OC4HPhotography@gmail.com)

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Poultry Club

Open to students ages 9 to 18. Meetings focus on the proper care and management of flocks. Topics will include learning the anatomy of a chicken, selecting a breed, wintering your flock, and more.

Leader: Andrea Knorr (513-479-2650 or knorr_andrea@yahoo.com)

oldham county shooting sports club

Shooting Sports

Promoting growth and development through leadership, responsibility, and teamwork. 4-H’ers learn to safely handle and shoot firearms and archery equipment. Disciplines offered are shotgun, pistol, rifle, and archery. Limited spaces available due to practice areas. Meets March through September.

Coordinator: Yvonne Simonson (550-2644 or OC4HShootingSports@gmail.com)

oldham county teen club

Teen Club

Open to ages 14 through 18, Oldham County’s Teen Club focuses on leadership, community service, and of course, having fun!

Leader: Kelly Woods (kwoods@uky.edu)

Written by Amy Logsdon, Oldham County 4-H Assistant, and edited by Lauren Fernandez, Oldham County Extension Program Assistant.

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