Clover Kids is the officially recognized 4-H program in Missouri for children under age 8. The program is designed to provide 5 to 7 year-olds a variety of educational and recreational experiences in a non-competitive environment.
Clover Kids are involved in activities led by an adult that will help them:
- explore many different interests,
- build self-confidence,
- practice communication skills,
- get along and share with others, and
- be a part of a group.
What do Clover Kids do?
Clover Kids attend meetings that center around fun learning activities. Some examples include: pets, food/nutrition, science/space, puppets, music, magic, plants, arts and crafts and much more!
Can parents or guardians be involved?
Yes, parents and guardians can volunteer! Whether it’s making food for a meeting, driving members to activities or becoming a Clover Kids leader, there is always room for parents and guardians to become involved. Contact your county MU Extension center for more information about the Clover Kids program. A 4-H staff member will guide you to the Clover Kids opportunities in your area.
Does it cost anything to join 4-H Clover Kids?
There is a small fee to join 4-H Clover Kids. Check with your county MU Extension center for details. In addition, there might be charges for materials or special trips.
Clover Kids resources
"I like 4-H Clover Kids cause I get to make fun stuff. I learned that spiders aren't bugs (insects) — they got too many legs."
— Clover Kid member, Bollinger County