Texas 4-H is for Kids of almost any age.  Grades from 3rd-12th are regular 4-H members while grades K-2 can join as Clover Kids (as of September 1 of the current school year.)

There’s a 4-H activity for everyone.  From food science and robotics to fashion design and photoraphy, not to mention livestock projects, there’s sure to be something that sparks your interest.  Some of the projects offered in Hardin County are listed below.  When you request information on a club or about 4-H in general, just let us know what projects you are interested in and we can help find which club is best for you:

  • Livestock and animal projects (Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Swine, Poultry, Rabbits, Cavy)
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Photography
  • Horse
  • Leadership/Community Service/Citizenship
  • Shooting Sports (Archery, Rifle .22, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Shotgun)
  • Wildlife & Outdoors
  • Clover Kids (K-2)
  • STEM
  • & Much More!!!

How to Choose your 4-H Project:

-Select a project you like.

-Consider the money and time it will take.  Can parents/guardians help?

-Consider the space and equipment that you have at home.

-A 4-H Project should be fun, serve a purpose, and be worth the effort.

-Select only the number of projects you can complete.  Start small and work your way up!

Didn’t see anything that interests you?  4-H offers many different project areas

Check out the list of projects to see what looks fun to you, and you can do an independent project or start a new project area!


How you can join a club:  Start by emailing Katie Pace or Tammy Goodman at the Hardin County Extension Office.  They can help you figure out which of the 4 Clubs in Hardin County work best for you.

Youth join for $25 or less!  When you’re ready to become a member, join on-line through 4-H Connect.  Need help figuring out 4-H Connect?  Visit the 4-H Connect Resource Center.

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