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Cloverbud Program

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 2020 4-H Calendar

Douglas County 4-H Cloverbud Activities

Cloverbud Fun Night

A March event, this evening is 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.

RSVP by March 4th, 2021
Event Date: March 18th, 2021 4-6pm in Kirk Hall

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2020 Cloverbud Fun Night Registration *Info Coming Soon*

Cloverbud Camp

Scheduled in June, this event allows youngsters to engage in hands-on activities while interacting with others. 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!

RSVP by June 16th, 2021
Event Date: June 30th, 2021 12:45-4:00pm in Kirk Hall

2021 Cloverbud Camp Registration

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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Cloverbud Graduation

At the October Achievement Night recognition program Cloverbuds who will turn eight and be competitive 4-H members the next year, may participate in a 4-H graduation ceremony.


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