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About 4-H

Our mission

Engaging youth as valued, contributing members of their communities in partnership with caring adults.

Our vision

A world in which youth and adults learn, grow and work together for positive change.

Opportunities Outside 4-H

  • Midwest On Target Show Goat Camp  May 26-27

  • Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Captures Best of Farm, Rural Life.  Entries must be submitted by June 15.  Click here for more details!

  • 2017 Career Exploration Summer Program--July 13-28      The Mizzou International Experience would like to extend an invitation to you to join our team of explorers! During the two weeks in July, you will become an explorer who will get to experience life on the University of Missouri campus while engaging with various professional fields, ranging from business and technology all the way to arts and communication. You will join others from countries around the world to build your teamwork and leadership skills, culture exchange, and explore your potential majors and careers!  For more details go to
  • 2017 First Peas to the Table Contest—Grades K-5 compete in a pea growing contest using no more than 20 pea seeds (English shelling peas). Whichever class grows the most peas (in cups) by May 15 wins a visit from Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields!



  • Events now registering in 4HOnline you must be in active status to register:
  • Events registering now:
  • 2017 Hippology and Horsebowl results are now available! 
  • For information about 4-H at the Missouri State Fair click here!
  • Fundraise for your county with Tractor Supply and the Paper Clover!  Get the details here.

4-H Events

The events listed below are open to participants statewide. Select your county to view your local 4-H Web pages.

Statewide events calendar



  • State office closed for Memorial Day — May 29
  • State Council Meeting — May 30
  • State 4-H Congress — May 31-June 2



These events are open to participants statewide. Choose a county to see local 4-H events.