Cole County 4-H

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Recognition Night / Award Forms

Recognition Night (4-H's end-of-year awards banquet) will be held Sunday, October 4. Forms will be due at the Extension Office at 4:30pm on Friday, September 11.
To be eligible for awards, please complete the following:

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Join 4-H

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To join 4-H, please attend a club meeting of your choice. You will find a list of clubs in Cole County on the 4-H clubs page. Annual dues vary between the clubs. Missouri 4-H's online enrollment system is up and running.  Sign up at Online enrollment begins Oct.1. There are help guides on this page, too.

Please do not let cost be a burden. Scholarships are available by completing the Financial Assistance Form (PDF). We have ways to help everyone become involved.

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Volunteers are needed to help the program grow. Please complete a Volunteer Application Form (PDF) and Adult Health Statement. All forms may be turned in to the club leader or the Cole County Extension Center.

All volunteers must complete a one-time orientation process by one of the following methods:

  • Online: For convenience, complete the Online Volunteer Orientation.
  • One-on-one: Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 to schedule a convenient time.


Support for Cole County 4-H

United Way logoThe United Way of Central Missouri sponsors Cole County 4-H.  Scholarships are available by completing the Financial Assistance Form (PDF).


Cole County 4-H Foundation

Providing financial support for 4-H projects and members since 2006. Please visit our website to learn more about the Cole County 4-H Foundation, including upcoming fundraising events and how to apply for scholarships!