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Rabbit and Cavy

In the rabbit and cavy project members can learn how to select a rabbit, explore the breeds of rabbits, learn how to care for a rabbit, build your own rabbit house, and promote the rabbit industry, and learn how to judge rabbits.


The Carroll County 4-H Program has a large interest in their animal science programs. Each species offer a variety of opportunities to participate in activities throughout the year. Poultry Registration Form – You must complete a Poultry Registration Form, which can be found at the Carroll County...


In the horse project members can learn about breeds of horses, understand horse health, nutrition, and grooming, understand breeding and genetics, learn about diseases and health care, design a horse health program and explore the financial side of showing horses. 2020 Horse Safety Orientation -...


In the dog project members can learn how to groom, train and show your dog, find out about responsible dog care, identify the breeds of dogs and where they originated, choose the right dog for you, understand the signs of a healthy dog, and explore canine behavior. Carroll County Dog Training: With...

Animal Programs

The Carroll County 4-H Program, host several animal science projects and activities throughout the year. To learn more on each of the animal projects offered, please click on the specific link found to your left. In partnership with the Calvert County 4-H Program, there has been the creation of a 4...

Maryland 4-H Diamond Clover Award

The Diamond Clover program is to encourage 4-H members to try different aspects of the Maryland 4-H Program that they normally wouldn’t do. 4-H members work through planning out what they would like to participate in at the beginning of the year. At the conclusion of that year, they will complete a...

About Residential Camp

Carroll County 4-H hosts two residential camping weeks. The first week is for 8-11 year olds and the second week is for 10-14 year olds. Our campers are assigned to small groups that become their “family” for the week. We emphasize making new friends, trying new things, and learning to live and...


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