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Cloverbud Program

September 21, 2016

Welcome to MARION COUNTY 4-H CLOVERBUD PROGRAM

Welcome to one of the most exciting, educational, hands-on youth development programs in the United States!

WHO CAN JOIN CLOVERBUDS IN MARION COUNTY?

Cloverbuds is an educational program that develops competency and skills through the use of non-competitive projects, events, and activities for youth kindergarten to second grades living in Marion County. Urban youngsters as well as rural or suburban young people can find a place in 4-H Youth Development. Cloverbuds participate in a variety of venues including clubs, classrooms, community centers, county-based workshops and other activities. There is something for every Cloverbud to learn and have fun.

HOW DO I JOIN CLOVERBUDS IN MARION COUNTY?

You can join Cloverbuds by visiting the Marion County website and click on enrollment information. There is lots of information on the site to help you learn about 4-H.

4-H Club Membership

Cloverbuds are youth grades Kindergarten to second (2nd). They attend and participate in club meetings. Cloverbuds may not be judged at any event and will receive a participation ribbon for all exhibits. Cloverbuds do not pay the $15 state membership fee.

PARENTS OF CLOVERBUDS

Your role is very important in helping your youngster enjoy the fun and educational activities of Cloverbud 4-H. Here’s what is expected of you to help your child have a great Cloverbud experience:

General Information about 4-H

Cloverbud Project Information

Cloverbud Fair Information

Cloverbud Record Book

-This record sheet is not required, but is good place to keep track of important information. It also helps your 4-H'er get in the habit of keeping records that will be helpful when they enter the traditional 4-h program in third grade. 

CLOVERBUD 4-H NON-COMPETITIVE POLICY

Cloverbud 4-H is a program designed to encourage positive development of children in kindergarten to second grades.The goal of Cloverbuds is to help young children explore friendships outside the family; explore the way in which things work; practice their newly acquired skills; and learn how to work on teams.

The NON-COMPETITIVE learning environment for Cloverbuds includes:

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR CLOVERBUDS

Cloverbud Handbook (Print friendly version off all information listed on the website.)

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