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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

  • Save the Soil! There is a new Purple Plow Challenge: Save the Soil! The challenge will ask students to research, design, construct, test and report on a solution to local top soil erosion concerns.  Contest runs until Nov 1.


Due to 4HOnline Rollover--below events will not be taking late registrations. 


  • For information about 4-H at the Missouri State Fair click here!
    • Photographs of Foods and Nutrition projects in the 4-H Building
    • For the 4-H Building Demonstration Schedule go here!  If you missed signing up in 4HOnline and would like to do a demonstration, call the 4-H State Office.
    • Animal Code of Ethics: Just a reminder for all exhibitors and families, by showing livestock at the fair you are agreeing to this code of ethics.
    • Please check the State Fair 4-H page for other potential updates.
  • 2017 AKSARBEN Stock Show Online Entry opens July 24.  Entries will be accepted through Aug 31 at the published entry fee rates.  Entries from midnight Aug 31 until midnight Sept 7 will be at 2 times the normal entry fee.  Entries received Sept 8 through Sept 14 will be at 3 times the normal entry fee.  NO entries will be accepted after September 14. 
    • The online entry process will require parent contact information and verification of 4-H member information.  Payment will be processed via credit or debit card prior to leaving the entry page.  Each family will be able to create a unique password to ensure security of information.
    • More information will be provided soon.  Complete login and entry instructions will be posted on the website. 

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




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