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4-H Clubs in New Hanover County

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4-H Clubs and Groups

To enroll in New Hanover County 4-H, simply click on 4HOnline 2.0. You will then set up your family profile. Once the family profile has been created, simply begin enrolling your child in 4-H.

4-H Teen Leaders Club – is designed to provide leadership, community engagement…service learning, and citizenship educational opportunities. Youth will engage in interactive, innovative, and fun field trips while they learn new skills. Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Est. 2011

Advisors: J. Scott Enroughty, 4-H Agent and Tina Sharpe, 4-H volunteer. For forms or more information, see the 4-H Teen Leader Application or contact scott_enroughty@ncsu.edu or tinasharpe.me.com

NHC 4-H Horse Club – This club encourages youth ages 9-18 to learn proper horse care, knowledge of horses and to become a better horseman. Riding lessons are not included. Owning a horse is not required. Meetings are held 1st Tuesday’s of each month. Est. 2019

Advisor: Jill Wilson, 4-H club leader. For more information contact jillpillnc67@gmail.com

4-H Trackers ClubThis in-school club for middle school students learn public speaking, team-building, community engagement, STEM, etc. Meetings are held during the school year September thru May. Est. 2011

Advisors: Liz Rappold, 4-H club co-leader; Elizabeth Mayott-Scharf, 4-H club co-leader; and Jennifer Tiso, 4-H club co-leader. For more information, contact elizabeth.rappold@nhcs.net  or elizabeth.scharf@nhcs.net or jennifer.tiso@nhcs.net

4-H Rabbit ClubThis is a community 4-H club where members will learn how to care for rabbits, types of rabbits, anatomy, and most of all have fun. You do not have to own a rabbit to join. This club is open to youth ages 5-18. Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the NHC Extension & Arboretum. Est. 2022

Advisor(s): Mrs. Shannon Wright, 4-H club leader. Form more information contact sdc9041@gmail.com

4-H Juntos Club (Williston Middle School) – This after-school club is designed for current 8th grade Latino students who Williston Middle School. Club member will gain the knowledge and skills they need to bridge the gap between high school and higher education. Members focus on academics, tutoring, life-skill activities, community service, leadership, and public speaking skills. Club meetings are every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (directly after school). Est. 2021

Advisor: Alan Calderon, 4-H club co-leader and Juanita Montano, 4-H club co-leader. For more information contact alancalderonuncw@gmail.com or juanita.montano@nhcs.net

4-H Envirothon Club – Do you like science and the environment? Join the 4-H Envirothon Club! This club is for anyone who lives in New Hanover County and is in Grades 5-8. Each club meeting, members will learn more about a different environmental topic, such as…wildlife, forestry, aquatic ecology, soils, and current issues to name a few. Club meetings are every other Thursday from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the NHC Extension & Arboretum. Est. 2022

Advisor: Amy Renfranz, 4-H club leader. For more information contact arenfranz@nhcgov.com

4-H Club LEADERS NEEDED

4-H Archery ClubDesigned to engage youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of shooting sports. Youth learn marksmanship, the principles, safety, and responsibility of the discipline. Provide young people with opportunities to develop life skills, self-worth, and conservation ethics.

Advisor: 4-H CLUB LEADER(S) NEEDED

4-H Dog Club – The 4-H Dog Club is about all things dogs including the members’ own family dogs as part of our club. Members learn dog training skills, community engagement projects, field trips, and hosts a dog show to showcase their new skills once a year. Meetings can be held as frequently as members would like.

Advisor(s): 4-H CLUB LEADER(S) NEEDED

Home-school 4-H ClubThis home-school club has much fun as it does variety in topics! (ex. sewing, civics, science, pottery, raptors, fishing, gardening, woodworking, creative writing, etc.) Meetings can be as often as you would like.

Advisor(s): 4-H CLUB LEADER(S) NEEDED

4-H Cooking Club – This 4-H cooking program will excite youth to literally “get into the kitchen”. Here, they will cultivate a connection to their food, empowering them to nourish not only themselves but others. The students will experience a progressive series of cooking demos, basic nutrition principles, recipe challenges, creative substitutions, and food safety all within a safe and encouraging environment. Open to ages 8-14.

Advisor(s): 4-H CLUB LEADER(S) NEEDED