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4-H Clubs in Okeechobee County 

Bacon Bunch

Club Projects: Swine, Beef, Community Service

Meets every second Tuesday

Osceola Middle School, 6:30 PM

Leaders: Scott and Donna Durand

Bacon, Steak, and Eggs

Club Projects: Beef, Swine, Poultry, Community Service

Meets every second Monday (WAITING LIST FOR NEW MEMBERS)

Extension Office, 6:00 PM

Leaders: Julie and Steve Schoonmaker

Barnyard Buddies

Club Projects: Small Animals, Leisure Arts, Community Service

Meets every third Saturday

Okeechobee Extension Office, 2 PM

Leader: Katie Vickers

Big Lake Rooters

Club Projects: Swine, Goat, Lamb, Community Service

Leaders: Brittany Osceola, Paige Arnold

Big “O”

Club Projects: Swine, Beef, Community Service

Meets every second Thursday

Leaders: Kristi  Durrance

Blue Ribbon Livestock

Club Projects: Beef, Swine, Rabbit, Poultry, Community Service

Meets every last Thursday (WAITING LIST FOR NEW MEMBERS)

Extension Office, 5:00 PM

Leaders: Heath Lawrence, David Trent

Chobee Crackers

Club Projects: Beef, Swine, Small Animal, Community Service

Meets every second Thursday

Leaders: Brenda Soto, Elizabeth Maheu

 

Chobee Minis

Club Projects: Miniature Horse, Community Service

Farm and Driving days weekly, 4:00 PM

Paddock Farms (Meets at the Extension Office on the last Tuesday of the month)

Leaders: Nancy Jolicoeur, Saleena Hilderbrand

Chobee Outsiders

Club Projects: Livestock, Community Service

Meets every first Wednesday

Extension Office, 6 PM

Leaders: Dee Butts, Jessica Jones

Crafty Clovers

Club Projects: Crafts, Community Service

Meets every second Tuesday ($5 monthly club dues)

Extension Office, 5:30 PM

Leader: Candy Blackwood

EvergladesElementary School Agri Gators

Club Projects: Gardening, small and large animals, Community Service

Meets during school day

Leader: Christal Lewis

Junior Leaders/County Council

Club Projects: Leadership Development, Community Service

Meets every third or fourth Tuesday

Extension Office, 7:00 PM

Leaders: Diane Spann and Linda Syfrett

Leading the Way

Club Projects: General Projects, Community Service

Meets every first Thursday

Extension Office, 6:00 PM

Leader: April Butler

OCA Lions After-School Club

Club Projects: Variety, Community Service

Meets at Okeechobee Christian Academy

Leader: Elton Boney

 

Raisin’ Em Right

Club Projects: Beef, Swine, Small Animal, Community Service

Meets the second Thursday

 7:00 PM

Leaders: Angela and Keith Pendrey, Rene and Robbie Rimes

RSCA Swords & Shields After-School Club

Club Projects: Assorted, Community Service

Meets at Rock Solid Christian Academy

Leader: Mindy Jaquith

 

Sharp Shooters

Club Projects: Shooting Sports, Community Service

Meets every third Thursday

Extension Office, 6:00 PM

Leaders: Carrie Muldoon, Jeff Sumner, Mike Sumner, Joel Bass, Carey Pung

Show Stoppers

Club Projects: Horse, Community Service

Meetings and riding events monthly

Leader: Suzanna Rucks

Simply Showing

Club Projects: Beef, Dairy, Swine, Poultry, Rabbit, Community Service

Meets every first Wednesday (WAITING LIST FOR NEW MEMBERS)

Extension Office 6:00 PM

Leaders: Danielle Larson, Jackie Bass

Steaks & Chops

Club Projects: Beef, Swine, Community Service

Meets monthly

Leaders: Jessaka Starr

Swine Time

Club Projects: Swine, Small Animal, Sheep, Goat, Community Service

Meets every second Thursday, Zippy’s Wings

6:00 PM

Leaders: Amy Butts and David Butts

Udder Bunch

Club Projects: Dairy Cattle, Community Service

Meets every first Monday

Extension Office, 6:30 PM

Leaders: Colleen Larson, April Butler

Yearling Middle School

(One of a Swine)

Club Projects: Swine, Leisure Arts, Community Service

Meets during/after school at YMS

Leaders: Jenny Santangelo, Kerry Rodriguez, Cindy Chaffin

What We Can Help With

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