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Sarasota County 4-H Club Listing

4-H is a community-based educational program delivered through UF/IFAS Extension. Our programs are open to all youth ages 5 through 18, and provide hands-on opportunities and experiences for youth 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 accepted" programs.

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).

4-H Livestock 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 Kristan at 941-724-0619 or Kayla at 941-879-5224.
4-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 4-5 p.m. each Sunday. Contact Monica at 941-320-2389, or amaryllish@verizon.net.
Action Clovers 2.0
Cloverbuds accepted. This club focuses on hands on, learn by doing approach to leadership, community service and achievement skills through growing plants, arts and crafts, sewing and small animals. Club meets 2nd and 5th Tuesday of each month, at a leader’s house in the Bahia Vista area. Contact Ashley at ashleydworsham@gmail.com or Steve at kagyman@yahoo.com.
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 first Wednesday of each month, 7-8 p.m., in Venice. Contact Mandy at 941-822-7940, Angela at 941-961-7163, or BackwoodsLife4H@gmail.com.
Blazers/Ridin' Rednecks
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 Monday, at Foundation Christian School. Contact Janice at 941-356-5224 or janjessjones@gmail.com.
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 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. Contact Nicole at 941-809-4858 or nrbartell@gmail.com, or Delanie at 941-806-7405 or delaniebwoods@gmail.com.
Miakka Allstock
Cloverbuds accepted. 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@4h@gmail.com.
Moo Crew
Cloverbuds accepted. This club, which is looking for new members, focuses on the development of leadership skills through the care and handling of large animals; mainly dairy cows. Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month 6:30 p.m. at Bee Ridge Park. Contact Ben at bwswatson1406@icloud.com or Felicia at Dairylife8@gmail.com.
Ridin' Rednecks
Cloverbuds accepted. 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 UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. 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, or Sara at 941-713-5891.

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