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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 the development of leadership skills through the care and showing of plants, arts and crafts, and community-service projects. Club meets once a month, Desoto Lakes area. Contact June Haley at 757haley@comcast.net.
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 second Wednesday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Nokomis Community Center. 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 Suncoast Technical College vet assisting classroom. 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 Monday, at Colonial Oaks 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 meets 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, in North Port. 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 and agility. Youth also participate in arts and crafts projects and community service. Club meets 3-5 p.m. each Sunday, at 16240 Winburn Drive. Please note: Beginners must enroll and start attending before the end of November. Contact Shirley or Gilbert at 941-322-6171, or gfernan22@verizon.net or aussie3dog@verizon.net.
Foxmill Kids & Colts
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 2190 Lena Lane. 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, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact Nicole at 941-809-4858 or nrbartell@gmail.com; or Bryan at 941-809-4860 or bmbcarpentry@gmail.com; or Delanie at 941-806-7405 or delaniebartell@gmail.com
Livestock 4-H Club
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of steer, beef breeding, dairy cattle, swine, goats, poultry, and rabbits, as well as crafts and plant projects. Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, at Bee Ridge Presbyterian Church. Contact 4hlivestockclubsarasota@gmail.com.
Mane Event
This horse-oriented club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of horses. Youth also participate in the Sarasota County Fair and through community service, and may participate in the area horse show and state and regional competitions. Club meets 6:45 p.m. the first Monday of the month, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact Mariel at 941-525-7227 or maneevent4h@gmail.com.
Miakka Allstock
This club, which is looking for new members, focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large and small animals, 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 Jeremy at 941-809-0131.
Ridin' Rednecks
This club focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large animals (e.g., steers, swine, beef breeding), arts and crafts, public speaking, and community service. Club meets 7:15-8:45 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact Kim at 941-726-0115, 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 meets 1-2 p.m. (during the school day) every other Thursday. 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 Tuesday of each month, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact Sue at 941-256-6297 or wranglers4hclubofsarasota@gmail.com, or Rebecca at 941-822-7720.