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Join the Maricopa County 4-H Fun This Year
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ – The fun starts once again for students in grades 1-12 (ages 5-19) as Barn Buddies 4-H Club gears up for a new season. Along with favorites like Horse and Livestock, Barn Buddies 4-H is looking for new project interests such as Cloverbuds, Gardening, and Veterinary Science this year.
Parents and students can meet the Barn Buddies 4-H Club leaders, learn more about the club, and sign up at this year’s annual 4-H Open House and orientation meeting, set for Thursday September 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Our 4-H Club does a great job of encouraging young people to explore their interests in a fun, supportive atmosphere while building life skills and connecting with the community. If you are looking for an active and supportive club with lots of new 4-H friends, please come to the Open House and find out more.
The Maricopa County Barn Buddies 4-H Club is on the west side in the Buckeye, Waddell, Surprise, Wittmann, Morristown,and Wickenburg area.
4-H belongs to a 100-year American tradition established by the U.S Department of Agriculture, originally meant to help rural communities connect with useful information about agriculture and family health.
The 4-H program has kept pace with the nation’s shift to urban and suburban life, using popular activities to help youngsters to engage in civic affairs and develop related skills such as teamwork, organization, and public speaking.
In Maricopa County, the current 4-H slate includes new clubs like Anime, Lego Robotics, Living History, S.T.E.M., and Fashion Design as well as horticulture, cooking, archery, and other traditional offerings.
The familiar 4-H ‘Head, Heart, Hands, and Health’ motto refers to the guiding principles of clear thinking, kindness and loyalty, community service, and healthy living. These are universal values and Barn Buddies 4-H club