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Sarasota County 4-H Club Listing

4-H is a community-based educational program through the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Services. Our programs are open to all youth ages 5 to 18 and provide hands-on opportunities and experiences to engage in their communities in a positive, “learn-by-doing” environment. For more information, contact the 4-H program at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County at 941-861-9900 or 4-H@scgov.net.

4-H clubs accept members ages 8 through 18 (as of Sept. 1, for current 4-H year). Some clubs work with Cloverbud members (ages 5 through 7, as of Sept. 1) and are marked as "Cloverbuds program."

ALL 4-H CLUB Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please call or email the listed club contact for current information.

Click on a club name below to learn more about the club and its membership status (show all items).

Action Clovers 2.0
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on a hands-on, learn-by-doing approach to leadership, community service and achievement skills through growing plants, arts and crafts, sewing, and care of small animals. Club meets second Tuesday of each month, via Zoom. Contact information pending.
Backwoods Life of South County
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and showing of large and small animals, plants, arts and crafts, and community service projects. We are a general club, welcoming all projects, and will focus on learning demonstrations, public speaking, and livestock judging this year. Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of each month, 8-9:30 p.m., at Nokomis Community Park. Contact Mandy LaMere at 941-822-7940, Angela Walker at 941-961-7163, or BackwoodsLife4H@gmail.com.
Blazers
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large animals (cows, steer and swine), small animals, arts and crafts, and community service. Club meets the second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Farm Bureau. Contact Julie at 941-232-1584 or jawburnett@aol.com.
Clogging Clovers
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through "clogging," which members perform at various community events. Members also are very involved in community service projects, arts and crafts, and demonstrations and illustrated talks. Club meetings are 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Wednesday, at Bee Ridge Park. Contact Janice at 941-356-5224 or janjessjones@gmail.com.
Crazy About Caprines
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and responsibility of animal ownership by interacting with dairy goats and participating in healthy living activities. Club meetings are once a month on Sundays. Contact Amy at 941-468-3440 or thefreshgoat@aol.com.
Four Paws
 This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through teaching proper care and training of canines (mix or pedigree) including participation in showmanship, obedience, rally and agility. Youth also participate in arts and crafts projects and community service. Club meets 3-5 p.m. each Sunday. Please note: Beginners must enroll and start attending before the end of November. Contact Monica Hallaert at 941-320-2389, or amaryllish@verizon.net.
Foxmill Kids & Colts
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of horses, dairy goats, poultry, and rabbit projects. Community service through community outreach. Club meets noon Saturdays, at private farm in Miakka. Contact Cindy at 941-302-7395 or cindy1talmid@yahoo.com
Junior Cattlemen 4-H Club
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through education, community service, friendship, large- and small-animal fair-related projects, cattle workshops, and "Robert's Rules of Order." Club meets 6 :45-8 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month, via Zoom. Contact Nicole at 941-809-4858 or nrbartell@gmail.com, or Delanie at 941-806-7405 or delaniebwoods@gmail.com
Livestock 4-H Club
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of steer, dairy cattle, swine, goats, poultry, and rabbits, beef breeding, and crafts and plant projects. Club will be meeting soon. Club meets at Bee Ridge Presbyterian Church second Tuesday each month. Contact Kristan at 941-724-0619 or Kayla at 941-879-5224.
Miakka Allstock
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through education, friendships, the care and handling of large (steers, beef breading and swine) and small (goats, rabbits and chickens) animals, fair-related projects, cow and swine clinics, arts and crafts, plants, community service, and leadership. Club meets 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, at Old Miakka United Methodist Church. Contact Helen at miakkaallstock@icloud.com or Danielle at gill.danielle9@gmail.com.
Ridin' Rednecks
 This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large animals (e.g., steers, swine, and beef breeding), arts and crafts, public speaking, and community service. Club meets 7:15-8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the Farm Bureau. Contact Kim at 941-726-0115, or Rachel at 941-809-7716 or RR4Hclub@aol.com.
The Green in Me
 This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through mini-building and art projects. Club will be meeting soon. Contact Monica at 941-320-2389 or mhallaert@suncoastschool.org.
Wranglers 4-H Club
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large and small animals, arts and crafts, and community service. Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact wranglers4hclubofsarasota@gmail.com, Rebecca at 941-822-7720, Sue at 941-256-6297, or Sara at 941-713-5891.

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