University of Maryland Extension

4-H & Youth

4-H Revolution

                 Click to watch the Join the Revolution of Responsibility video

4-H'ers in Howard County are leading a Revolution of Responsibility - a movement for positive change in every community in America including right here in Howard County, MD

 4-H youth are a living breathing, culture-changing revolution for doing the right thing, breaking through obstacles and pushing our country forward by making a measurable difference right here in Howard County. This takes uncommon commitment and that is exactly what our youth have!


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Sewing for a Cause is Cancelled  for Monday, January 21 ue to the impending weather concerns.

2019 Enrollment and Re-enrollment-Howard County 4-H members and UME volunteers MUST re-enroll through the Maryland 4-H Online Enrollment system at  The system is OPEN and you are able to enroll for the 2019 year.  Please refer to the Maryland 4-H Youth and Adult Enrollment Guide to assist with the enrollment process.

    January - February 2019 Cloverleaf-The Cloverleaf Newsletter has important information and dates regarding upcoming programs, deadlines, etc.  

    Sewing for a Cause-Monday, January 21st from 9:00 a.m.-noon.  CANCELLED DUE TO  WEATHER.  We are hoping to reschedule for sometime in the spring.  

    Record Book and Project Records- For their 2018 records, 4-H members may combine general project records. Human and environmental science projects may be combined and recorded on one form annually. (EXCEPTION- If carrying the Food and Nutrition project, it must be on its' own individual form.  Additionally, all animal projects will continue to be on their own individual forms.)  If a member chooses to complete individual forms for their human science and environmental science projects, that is okay as well. 

    Record books and project records are due to the county office by February 1st.  However, your club due date will be before February 1st so please abide by their requirement.

    Trophy Sponsorship needed - The Howard County 4-H Program is looking for award sponsors for the Howard County 4-H Fair.  Please check out the list and see if you can help us!.

    Howard County 4-H Livestock Skillathon-Practices for 2019 will begin on Wednesday, January 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the Dining Hall at the fairgrounds. 

    Maryland 4-H Dairy Skillathon Contest-The NEW 2019 Maryland 4-H Dairy Skillathon will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County Office at 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD. 








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