4-H Clubs

Carroll Co. has 15 organized 4-H clubs.  The majority of these are Community clubs.  Plus, there are 3 project clubs.

Community clubs are located in most of the townships in Carroll Co.  The Community clubs meet 1 - 2 times a month from Nov. through the Fair.  Community clubs offer a broad and general 4-H background.  Some of the activities in a community club include: officers, demonstrations, programs, community service projects, make a float for the 4-H parade, paint a barrell for the fair, club picnic and / or club field trip.

Project clubs focus on a single project.  The project clubs are:  Junior Leaders, Shooting Sports, and Young Wranglers (horse and pony).



Adults are needed for “4-H Volunteers”, also known as Club Leaders, Project Leaders, 4-H Exhibit Board members, Animal committee members and helpers during the fair.


Junior Leaders

Youth in grades 7 - 12 can join 4-H Junior Leaders.  The Carroll Co. 4-H Junior Leaders meet from Sept. - Aug. each year. The have monthly programs / activities / trips.

Last year, the Carroll County 4-H Junior Leaders served their community through twelve service projects and other leadership projects that:

  • Made a financial impact of $2,245 for 3,037people.
  • Networked with local churches in December to provide toys for 514 kids through Toy Store and distributed 261 Christmas Baskets.
  • Organized a Fall Party for 75 younger youth, bingo for St. Elizabeth’s residents and filled 3500 Easter eggs for local Easter egg hunts.
  • Taught various 4-H projects to 16 mini 4-H’ers during three mini 4-H workshops.

In addition to learning leadership and citizenship skills through Junior Leader activities, teens become part of the community. As one participant said, “My favorite part of Junior Leaders is helping others.”