The 4-H Cloverbud Program is a fun hands -on educational program specially designed for kids ages five through seven. 4-H Cloverbud members participate in learning activities that promote self confidence, healthy lifestyles, social skills, and just plain having fun.
The Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Program can help youngsters develop critical life skills, the basic premise of all 4-H youth programming. The Cloverbud program is an activity based program that is non-competitive. Cloverbud activities are based on sound child development principles and are developed in conjunction with Colorado State University Extension.
Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Activities
Cloverbud Fun Night
A March event designed for kids to do their own projects while learning about 4-H. Older 4-H members come in and teach activities like cake decorating, rocketry, and many more that relate to projects.
Event Date: March 16th, 2022 4-6pm in Kirk Hall
Cloverbud Fun Night Flyer 2022
Scheduled in June, this event allows youngsters to engage in hands-on activities while interacting with others. We theme each year to learn about 4-H in the real world, A past theme was Red, White and Blue Camp. Kids got to learn how to fold an American flag, make patriotic crafts, and even did a community service project making gifts for veterans. Children leave with goodies and a smile!
Event Date: June 29th, 2022 12:30-3:30pm in Kirk Hall
Cloverbud Primary Fair
Held the first Saturday of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, Cloverbuds enjoy their own fair activities. Past themes include Safari, Hawaiian Luau, and the Olympics. Always a popular event!
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Cloverbud Interview Judging – After Cloverbud Primary Fair, members have a chance to take one item to Exhibit Day. Cloverbuds talk to a special Cloverbud judge friend about how they made their item. They are awarded a Cloverbud rosette ribbon and their entry is displayed during the Douglas County Fair.
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At the October Achievement Night recognition program Cloverbuds who will turn eight and be competitive 4-H members the next year, participate in a 4-H graduation ceremony.
Event Date: October 12th, 2022 at 5:30pm in the Douglas County Event Center
Although Cloverbuds cannot compete in contests, they are able to participate and gain the experience of talking with a judge. Participation contests include Creative Cooks, Cake Decorating, Demonstration and Speech Arts, Performing Arts, and Fashion Revue.
Join the 4-H Cloverbud Program
If you are interested in your children joining the Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Program, please visit call the Douglas County Extension Office: 720-733-6940