Countywide Youth Opportunities



Cloverbud Day Camp

Contact - Amelia Michaels at

My 4-H Cloverbud Year

Enroll in this project, complete it, and come to project judging on July 9th, 2024 to tell your judge all about it!

Cloverbud Activities at the Fair - schedule coming soon!


ALL 4-H Members (age 8+)

4-H Jr. Camp

Contact - Molly Avers at


Ottawa County 4-H Livestock Judging Team

Develop and practice livestock evaluation skills as you work through classes of beef, sheep, goats, and swine

Coaches: Al Gahler ( and Noah Neiderhouse




4-H Junior Leadership

Opportunity for teens to enhance their leadership skills through service, fun and hands-on learning

Meets on the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension office


Junior Fair Board

Opportunity for teens who want to take on responsibility at the fair

The Junior Fair Board meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:00pm at the Jr. Fair Office on the fairgrounds.  


4-H CARTEENS Instructors

Peer-led traffic safety program for first-time juvenile traffic violators, 4-H teens serve as the instructors

Incentives for instructors include gas cards, community service hours, and scholarships

Sessions on the fourth Wednesday of every other month. 

Contact - Amelia Michaels at


4-H Advisory Committee

Group that makes decisions on behalf of Ottawa County 4-H and advises the 4-H staff

Meets on the third Tuesday of every month