University of Maryland Extension

4-H & Youth

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                                  to Noah for placing

first individual senior overall poultry judging at State Fair!!   



                                  to Noah, Elena and Jack-

           Our senior Charles County Poultry Judging Team for

          placing first in overall poultry judging at State Fair!!

              Our intermediate team also placed first overall! 




  to Brynna for placing first individual intermediate overall

   and to the intermediate team for placing first in overall

                            poultry judging at State Fair!!  

                       And thank you Donna Bailey

                       for being such a great coach!      


  Billy, Elena, Callie, Caitlyn, Donna, Brynna, Noah and Jack



                      to the 2017 Livestock Judging youth

                            that competed at State Fair!! 



 What is 4-H?

4-H provides learn-by-doing educational opportunities for youth that will enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow.  4-H is the youth arm of the University of Maryland Extension, a joint venture with U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Charles County government.  4-H is in every state, D.C. and in military bases around the world.

 4-H At A Glance; 

The 4-H Emblem:     

The H's on each leaf stand for the words:  Head, Heart, Hands and Health  

4-H Colors:  Green and White

4-H Slogan:  "Learn by Doing"

4-H Moto:  "To Make the Best Better"

Members, ages 5-18, participate in fun, hands-on learning activities supported by the latest research of land-grant universities that are focused on three areas: healthy living, citizenship, and science.  

Who Can Join?  Girls and boys ages 8-18, or Clover member ages 5-7.  Clovers are non-competitive. 

4-H enrollment year is January thru December.

How Do I Join?  Email Donna Mohler or call her at 301-934-5403. 

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