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Montgomery County 4-H Club List

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Ashton Area

Derwood Area

Damascus Area

Gaithersburg Area

         
Laytonsville Area

Rockville Area

Clarksburg Area


Aston Area

Gearbox 4-H Club  

  • Club Description:  We train youth in STEM through robotics.  Mostly, we participate in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics competition, and the club is the home for FTC Team 7393, electron Volts.  Each year, the team designs, builds and programs a robot for autonomous and driver controlled operations.
  • Days of the week we meet:  Saturday and one weeknight, usually Thursdays
  • General location of meetings:  Ashton, Maryland

 

Derwood Area

Advanced Electric Club

  • Club Description: To support the development of its members through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, cooperative participation, and other activities. Emphasis is on building increased knowledge about electricity, its origins, functions, tools, component accessories, safety, efficiency, calculations, etc. via hands-on experience, workbooks, and visits.
  • Days of the week we meet: We meet the third Wednesday of every month 7:30-9p.m.
  • General location of meetings: 4-H Montgomery County Derwood Office in downstairs workshop

Back In Time Club

  • Club Description: This club with its unique character of 4-H cross-club participation, will have an opportunity to be a melting pot for heritage family farming education, 4-H animal education, and extended volunteerism.
  • Days of the week we meet: Mondays at 7p.m.
  • General location of meetings: 4-H Montgomery County Derwood Office

Beef Club

  • Club Description: Purpose of this 4-H club is to support the development of its members through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, and other activities.
  • Days of the week we meet: Contact Club Leader for more information
  • General location of meetings: Contact Club Leader for more information

Flying Tigers Aerospace Club

  • Club Description: Aerospace Science, Rocketry, Flight
  • Days of the week we meet: Second Thursday of each month except August at 6:30 for the general meeting. Fourth Thursday of each month January-June from 6:30p.m for demonstration meetings.
  • General location of meetings: General meetings are usually held in Building 6 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Demonstration meetings are usually held at the 4-H Office conference room
  • Club website: http://www.4h-flyingtigers.us/ or find us through our yahoo site: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/4Hflyingtigers/ (members only listserv)

Goshen Club

  • Club Description: Community service projects, cooking, baking, hands-on crafts such as woodworking, electrics, gardening, sewing, paper crafts
  • Days of the week we meet: Second Thursday of every month
  • General location of meetings: 4-H Montgomery County Derwood Office

Inventors Club

  • The Inventor’s 4-H Club will focus on having kids use their imagination and innovation to conduct engineering projects. The main focus of the club is to bring out the creative and inventive sides of children. The club members will problem solve with inventive construction instead of kit construction. The club members will get hands on experience with different experiments to see how things work. The club will follow the Maker Movement, which is a “Do It Yourself” approach to using new technology. The club members will work with electronics, robotics, and other materials to apply what they learn by building unique projects.  Many of the projects will be group projects. This will help the children learn to work with teams, to check their ideas among a group, and to mesh different ideas into a single project.

Kids “N” Dogs Club

  • Club Description: We encourage youth who have interests in 4-H and dogs to learn leadership skills and to learn about all aspects of dogs including the opportunity to train a dog, if interested. We are privileged to have professional, volunteer adult trainers to teach dog training in spring, summer, and fall culminating with dog shows: County and State Fairs in August. Our dog training opportunities include learning how to train 4-H-registered dogs in obedience, agility, fitting and showing, rally, and other events. Our club also offers our 4-H’ers many community service opportunities throughout the year to enrich their experience of community service and citizenship.
  • Days of the week we meet: Business meetings are the third Thursday of each month. Dog training sessions are weekly on Mondays.
  • General location of meetings: Montgomery County Extension office in Derwood, Maryland.

Rabbit Club

  • Club Description: Rabbits, Rabbit judging, Rabbit hopping
  • Days of the week we meet: We meet the second Tuesday of every month
  • General location of meetings: 4-H Montgomery County Derwood Office
  • Club website: http://montgomery4hrabbitclub.webs.com

Zenith Club

  • Club Description: Zenith is a club of home-schooled 4-Hers. We learn from each other and have fun together while developing life skills, guided by the 4H pledge. Our members work on 4-H projects independently, and advance public speaking skills by giving illustrated talks and demonstrations about those projects at our meetings. We also work on at least one service project and go on at least one field trip each year. Our standard meeting is comprised of a business meeting, presentations, an activity, and a snack.
  • Days of the week we meet: We usually meet the second Thursday of each month from 2:00 - 4:30.
  • General location of meetings: 4-H Montgomery County Derwood Office

 

Damascus Area

Damascus Community Club

  • Club Description: We are a community service based 4-H club that meets monthly for business meetings and throughout the year for project based meetings.  We learn about leadership, develop public speaking skills, participate in community service projects, follow 4-H guidelines, make new friends, participate in the community and county fairs, and develop new skills in various project areas. Our leader-directed project groups include horticulture, foods, sewing, woodworking, photography, and quilting.  All project groups are led by parent volunteers and meet at various times throughout the year.  Project groups vary from year to year based on member interest and leader availability.
  • Days of the week we meet: Business meetings are held the first Thursday of every month at 7pm (some dinner meetings are held the first Friday).
  • New Members: Our club holds an open house at our September meeting.  This is a great opportunity to find out what our club is all about.  Interested members may join during the fall months.
  • General location of meetings: Bethesda United Methodist Church in Damascus (map)

Poultry Club

  • Club Description: Poultry care and education and community service
  • Days of the week we meet: Fourth Monday of each month
  • General Location of meetings: Damascus
  • Club Website: http://mcpoultryclub.webs.com/

 

Gaithersburg Area

Dogwood Dogs

  • Club Description: To promote storytelling and the arts in our community though our projects and the activities of our club members.
  • Days of the week we meet: Contact Club Leader for more Information
  • Location of meetings: Contact Club Leader for more information

Holstein Club

  • Club Description: This club is for 4-H’ers with a dairy animal project/focus. Our focus is to help them to improve their dairy animals and learn about dairy cattle and be a better citizen.
  • Days of the week we meet: We usually meet the 4th Monday of every month at 7p.m. Special activities/meetings may be held at other times.
  • General location of meetings: Meetings are generally held at Urbana Regional Library.

4-H Dairy Goat Club

  • Club Description: learning more about raising, breeding & showing dairy goats
  • Days of the week we meet: 3rd Mon. of each month
  • General locations of meetings: The Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Meat Goat Club

  • Club Description: The purpose of the Montgomery County 4H Meat Goat Club is to support the development of its members through education, raising, showing and marketing of meat goats at club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs and shows, community support and other activities.
  • Days of the week we meet: First Monday of every month at 7:15pm - Membership is open year round.
  • General location of meetings: Montgomery County Fairgrounds

Sheep and Swine Club

  • Club Description: Purpose of this 4-H club is to support the development of its members through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, and other activities.
  • Days of the week we meet: The second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
  • General location of meetings: At the Montgomery County Fairgrounds

The Wild West Wranglers 4H Club

  • Club Description:  This 4H club offers members the opportunity to learn and have hands-on interaction with horses.  Western and English riding focus along with fostering development of the human/horse relationship.  Various activities organized within the club meeting setting include educational/work projects, community service opportunities, and annual agricultural fair activities. Horse owners and new to horses!  All are welcome!    
  • Days of the week we meet:  2nd Thursday of the month
  • General location of meetings:  Agricultural Farm (Extension office) or Leader’s farm (both in Derwood, MD)
  • New members: are invited to our October “kick-off” meeting.
  • Contact: Jennifer Cloutier 240-994-1514

 

Laytonsville Area

Laytonsville Seniors/Green Sprouts

  • Club Focus: Purpose of this 4-H club is to support the development of its members through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, and other activities.
  • Days of the week we meet: The third Saturday of every month at 2pm
  • General location of meetings: Contact Club Leader for more information

 

Rockville Area

Lucky Clovers Club

  • Club Description: 4-H project work in foods, sewing, leadership, photography, citizenship, aerospace, and other areas that are worked on independently by members for the most part. There is a heavy emphasis on community service in our group. Members participate in most county-level activities and have an annual camping weekend.
  • Days of the week we meet: We meet the third Friday of each month except August.
  • General location of meetings: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Aspen Hill

Global Club

  • Club Description:  Baking, cooking, and science project experience.
  • Days of the week we meet: Every Friday we have hands on program.
  • General location of meetings:  Maryvale Elementary School and North Lake Center, both in Rockville, Maryland

 

Clarksburg Area

Horse N Around

  • Club Description: Purpose of this 4-H club is to support the development of its members with horses through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, and other activities.  Horse ownership is not required.  Member participates in Horse Bowl, Judging and Hippology. 
  • Days of the week we meet: The third Monday of each month at 7pm
  • General location of meetings: Montgomery County Fairgrounds 4-H building

Jersey Club

  • Club Description: Purpose of this 4-H club is to support the development of its members through club meetings, project work, demonstrations, fairs, and other activities.
  • Days of the week we meet: On the first Monday of each month at 7pm
  • General location of meetings: Boyds Presbyterian Church

Clarksburg Helping Hands Club

  • Club Description: Community Service, arts and crafts, cooking, sewing, nature, etc.
  • Days of the week we meet: We meet on Fridays monthly
  • General location of meetings: Cedarbrook Community Church in Clarksburg (map)
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