Clover Kids

  • A Clover Kid is a child who is in Kindergarten (5 years old) through 2nd grade (8 years old).
  • Clover kids will sign up on-line like the rest of the family, but there is no charge from the state for their enrollment.
  • Clover Kids will attend regular 4-H club meetings just like other 4-H members.  They are a part of your 4-H club in all club aspects, however, when it comes to county contests, they do not advance past the county level and they do not show animals.

Clover Kids are also not eligible to show at the Bell County Youth Fair.  For this reason, we offer the Clover Kid Fair which is May 31, 2014.  At the Clover Kid Fair they will be able to show off any of their FCS type projects that they have done throughout the year.  Judges (recruits from the ranks of the older 4-H members) will ask the children about the projects that they have brought and there will be games, refreshments, and awards given out.  Length of this event will depend on the number of Clover Kids that participate as well as the quantity of projects they bring to show off.  Although we encourage parents and participants to stay for the entire event, some do drop the projects off for judging anonymously.

 Bell County 4-H Clover Kid Fair

Clover Kid Fair 2014 Entry Information

Clover Kid Entry Form 2014

4-H Clover Kids Club

Bell County 4-H is happy to announce that starting this September we will be starting a 4-H Clover Kids Club.  This group will be focused on the 5-8 years old (Kindergarten to 2nd grade) and preparing them for their adventure as a 4-H’er.  See the programs and dates for each meeting below. Cost to be in the Clover Kids Club will be $20 but will cover all the materials for the year which include many take home projects! Parents are encouraged to attend with their children to each of the meetings but are not required to stay with them. Club Manager will be Dawn Brown and the Bell County 4-H Ambassadors and County Council Officers will be assisting each meeting to help with activities! The time of each meeting will be 2-4pm except for the Clover Kid Fair, Clover Kid Camp, and Summer Meetings which may change in times. The location is still being approved and we will have a definite location for you in the September newsletter and family handbook!

Date Program Project Related to Activity
September 21st 4-H Basics- Pledges and Clovers 4-H Basics
October 19th It’s My Plate- Food Challenge for Clovers Food and Nutrition
November 16th Pumpkin Palooza- Learn all about pumpkins!! Food and Nutrition, Agriculture
December 21st Christmas Party- Make fun crafts for family and play games! Arts and Recreation
January 18th Let’s Shop- Learn the ins and outs on how to be a better Shopper Consumer Education
February 15th My Favorite Outfit/Sewing for a cause- Wear your favorite outfit and model it off as well as make/sew something to donate and/or keep Clothing and Textiles
March 22nd Lights, Camera, Click!!!- learn about the basic techniques of photography Photography
April 26th 4-Legged Friend- learn about companion animals especially Dogs Companion Animals/Dog
May 17th Clover Kid Fair All Projects
June 21st Let’s be Safe- Safety Fair for clover kids Safety
July 22nd Clover Kid Camp All Projects- Recreation and Recordbooks included
August 1st Clover Kid Recordbooks Due All Projects

NEWSLETTER GAME

Starting this September, Bell County 4-H is going to test your knowledge of the County 4-H Newsletter each month.

  Members who are ages 5-8 (Kindergarten to 2nd grade), there will be 5 “Chris Clover’s” to look for.  Write down where the 5 “Chris Clover’s” are hiding and turn in your answers at the next 4-H Clover Kids Club meeting.

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