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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

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K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

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K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

4-H Youth Development

4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. 4-H helps young people acquire the skills and knowledge to become self-directing, productive, contributing members of our community through projects, events and activities. Rocketry, woodworking, foods, gardening, and clothing are just a few examples of the diverse offerings that help teach youth. 
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Why 4-H?

Raising great kids is a challenging task, but it's easier when you have a team of people behind you. 4-H clubs are groups of families that do just that. Through working together, families share knowledge and interests to help kids learn practical skills and important values.

What do 4-H clubs do?

4-H Clubs meet once a month and members consist of boys and girls ages 7-18. 4-H'ers run the meetings using parliamentary procedure with some help from the adult club leaders. The youth president will lead the meeting but the whole club is involved in all the decisions made. During the meetings youth will discuss a number of items including community service projects, fundraising and club activities. 4-H'ers will have a chance to work on their public speaking by giving presentations to the club.

If you have questions about our program, please don't hesitate to contact us. No matter what you need, stop by, email or give us a call. We're here to help!

COVID-19 Guidelines for Activities and Events

Welcome Back JoCo 4-H (Published March 2021)

COVID-19 4-H Meeting Guidelines (Published June 2020)

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Contact Us

Lexi Ray
4-H/Youth Development Agent

Cyla Gardner
4-H/Youth Development Agent

Nancy Carr
School Enrichment Coordinator

Christin Bartels
Office Professional