Laurens County 4-H Clubs

What is a 4-H Club?

An organized group of youth, led by an adult, with a planned program that is carried on throughout all or most of the year. 4-H clubs may meet in any location and typically have elected officers and a set of rules approved by the membership to govern the club. 4-H clubs might meet in the community, on military installations, in school during school hours, as well as in school age child care setting after school.

What 4-H Clubs are located in Laurens County?

Ware Shoals Community Club

This club focuses on doing a little bit of everything. They participate in community service, animal projects and leadership. Members hold meetings in the Ware Shoals and Waterloo areas.

Laurens-Greenville Dairy Club

This club focuses on learning about dairy cattle, community service and leadership. Members do not have to own dairy cattle to participate. The members hold meetings in the Laurens area.

Mountville Community Club

This club focuses on doing a little bit of everything. They participate in community service, science, animal and other projects. Members hold meetings in the Mountville area.

Thornwell 4-H Club

This club focuses on mostly animal, community service and leadership projects, The members hold meetings at Thornwell's Home for Children in Clinton, SC.

4-H AAA Club

This club focuses on doing a little bit of everything. They participate in rabbit, community service, art, animal projects and leadership. Members hold meetings in the Gray Court area.

Building 4 the Future 4-H Club

This club focuses on letting the members drive the club's interest. They participate in community service, art and animal projects. Members hold meetings in the Mountville area. 

Trottin' 2 the Top

This club focuses on learning about horses. Whether you own a horse or just dream of riding, this club has something for the horse lover in all of us. Meeting local varies.

What are the expectations of 4-H clubs and members of 4-H clubs?

In general, all 4-H club members are expected to meet the following standards each year:

  • Attend at least 70 percent of regular club meetings
  • Complete a 4-H project, doing one's own work with minimal assistance from parents or others
  • Give a club, community, or county 4-H presentation
  • Complete a 4-H record book

These are minimum expectations. Each club may have additional requirements. All club rules and policies should be contained in its club constitution. To join a 4-H club or find out more about what 4-H has to offer, contact or visit the Laurens County 4-H Extension Office.

Who Leads a 4-H Club?

Each club is lead by at least one 4-H Volunteer Leader. 4-H has a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for youth. Therefore, all 4-H  volunteers complete a screening and orientation process before being appointed. To register to be a 4-H volunteer, please contact the Laurens County Extension Office.