4-H Opportunites

Clover Award Program

The Clover Award Program is an optional recognition program offered to all Sheboygan County 4-H members. The award has five levels: Green, Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Emerald. In the fall of each year, a countywide Clover Award Recognition program is held to present the awards to all members completing a new level during the past year.

4-H Camp

The Sheboygan County 4-H Camp is held in the summer at Upham Woods (the State 4-H Camp near Wisconsin Dells). The camp is held for four days and three nights. Base camp is offered to 4-H members ages 8 to 12 years old; outpost camping is available for 4-H members 13 years old and older. Older 4-H members serve as counselors for the classes and activities. Camp staff and Extension Agents supervise the camps.

Music and Drama Festival

County 4-H Music and Drama Festival is an annual day long event featuring music and drama presentations by 4-H clubs throughout the county. Performances are critiqued by local 4-H judges and recognized with certificates, ribbons, and special awards.

4-H Youth Association

This organization is for any 4-H member, age 12 years old or older. The group plans social and educational events for its members. The meetings of the group are in addition to participation in a local club.

Creative Writing Contest

Sheboygan County 4-H members compete in different age categories by entering their best poetry or prose for cash prizes. The event is open to Cloverbuds to high school age 4-H members. A written critique and certificate is given to each participant.

Communication Arts Festival

The Sheboygan County Communication Arts Festival combines a showcase of several different talents and skills related to communication. Members can present speeches (like demonstrations or interpretive readings), create posters, artwork and photos, write stories, poetry or essays and many other strategies to share a message!

Each of the Communication Arts categories are judged by community members with expertise in that area. Ribbons and prizes are awarded as deemed appropriate!

4-H Ambassadors

The Sheboygan County 4-H Ambassadors are a group of youth and adults who promote 4-H in the county. 4-H members with at least one year of 4-H experience are eligible to apply to become an Ambassador. The selection process involves filling out an application form and an interview with a panel of judges.


Contact 4-H Youth Development for more information.
Phone: (920) 459-5903