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DEADLINE EXTENDED-Howard County 4-H Spirit Photography Contest-Howard County 4-H is offering a 4-H spirit photography contest.  Please click on the link to find out additional information. You can submit your entries at through Thursday, October 8th at 4:00 p.m.


4-H Craft "Saturdaze"- Join Howard County 4-H for a Saturday morning craft and snack craft for any youth interested.  Classes will start at 9:30 a.m. and will last 30-45 minutes. The dates, specific information, and registration information is below.  A list of materials will be sent to those who register. 

October 31st-Join us on Halloween morning to create a fabric pumpkin and spider snack.   Please register at 

November 21st-We will create a Thanksgiving craft and snack.   Please register at

December 5th-Join us to create a holiday themed craft and snack.  Please register at


Howard County 4-H Pumpkin Decorating Contest-Get your creative juices flowing and decorate a pumpkin for the contest.   All entries need to be sent to  In the subject line put: “Pumpkin Contest” and please include your Name, Age, 4-H Club and Category of photo in the email by 4:00 p.m.  November 1, 2020.  For more information please click on the link:


Howard County 4-H Cupcake Wars-Howard County 4-H is offering 4-H members the opportunity to showcase their cake decorating skills with the 4-H Cupcake Wars Contest.  Entries are due December 1st and need to be sent to  In the subject line put: “Cupcake Wars” and please include your Name, Age, 4-H Club and Category of photo in the email by 4:00 p.m. on December 1, 2020. More information can be found at:


Howard County 4-H Paint Night-Howard County 4-H Families are invited to join us for a paint night on Friday, November 20th from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Space is limited to the first 35 families to register.  Please register at



2020 Eastern National Horse Round Up-The 2020 Eastern National Round Up is offering a Virtual Horse Academy during the month of November. The educational Zoom sessions are open to 4-H youth ages 13 and up, coaches, volunteers and extension staff. The practice horse judging contest is only open to youth over 13 years of age. Please see the attached flyer for details.

Interested participants should register by Oct 12 at

(Note first you will fill out a Qualtrics survey and then it will send you to the website for payment)

More information is available now and will be added over the next couple weeks at  


Maryland 4-H Launch Into Leadership

The Maryland 4-H State Council will be hosting a virtual connection know as Launch into Leadership on Saturday, October 10th from 1:00-3:00 pm.  This event is designed as the “launch pad” for on-going sharing and networking for youth leaders.  All 4-H members age 8-18 are invited to join this inaugural event dedicated to learning what it means to be a leader and the variety of leadership opportunities for youth of all ages in 4-H!

Registration link: 


Maryland 4-H Public Speaking Showcase-Entries due by October 16th


Link to the Howard County 4-H Indoor Virtual Show

Howard County 4-H Virtual Livestock Sale Results-Thank you to all of the 2020 Howard County 4-H Livestock Sale Buyers!  USE OUR DIRECT LINK TO NAVIGATE TO THE AUCTION RESULTS.

For a listing of buyers and prices please click the links below.

Market Steers

Market Lambs

Market Goats-page 1      Market Goats-page 2

Market Hogs-page 1       Market Hogs-page 2          Market Hogs-page 3

Howard County 4-H Masks Available-4-H masks and tubbys are available for purchase.  Masks are $5, tubby's are $10 or buy both for $12. All masks will be mailed. To purchase please use the link provided below.


2020 Enrollment-To join the Howard County 4-H program, you will need to complete the online enrollment process.  Please keep in mind that we ask potentialmembers to attend at least one 4-H meeting prior to enrolling in the online system.  

Maryland 4-H is excited to announce 4-H Online 2.0! A modern update to the classic membership management system, 4-H Online 2.0 will have a new look and location but will contain your existing 4-H profile and records. Enrollment for the 2020 is currently open and the link to register is


2020 Howard County 4-H Member Policy

2020 Howard County Club Policies and Guidelines

For more information about the Howard County 4-H Program please contact one of the following:

Sheryl Bennett-4-H Youth Development Educator   
410-313-1912 or

Chris Rein-4-H Program Coordinator                     
410-313-1915 or

Amy Brueckmann-4-H Administrative Assistant
410-313-1906 or
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