Things to do in 4-H

Do you want to get involved in some fun and worthwhile experiences with other youth your age? Take a look at the list below, 4-H has something for everyone. Then head over to our ‘how to join’ page to start the fun!

Activity/Project Guides


Archery practices will be held at Calumet County Fairgrounds at the south parking lot starting at 6:00pm. There is a $10 participation fee that will be collected at the first practice, along with the shooting sports wavier. 4-H youth in 3rd grade and older are invited to participate. Here is the list of archery practices for the Summer of 2024.

  • May 15
  • May 22
  • June 5
  • June 12
  • June 19
  • June 26
  • July 24
  • July 31
  • August 7
  • August 21

Billboard Competition

Official Calumet County Fair Theme & Logo 2024







Billboard requirements can be found here. The online entry form must be completed by June 10, 2024.

Calumet County Fair

Cloverbud Meetings

  • Third Thursday of each month  |  Group A 5:30-6:30 pm; Courthouse, Room 020  |  Group B 6:00-7:00 pm; Courthouse, Room 025
  • There is a $10.00 fee to participate
  • More information

Clover Award

All Calumet County 4-H members are eligible and encouraged to participate in this countywide recognition program. The Clover Award is designed to recognize 4-H members for their active participation in Club, County, State, Regional, National, and International activities and events. By participating in activities and events, members can earn points towards the different recognition levels.

Find the application here: Clover Award Application.

Club Connections

Are you looking for a connection or ice breaker activity for your club? Here are some community builder cards that are a great resource for you to use with Cloverbuds all the way to high school and beyond! These are great for a quick way to build a sense of belonging, while getting to know others better.

Community Builder Cards – Early Childhood
Community Builder Cards – Upper Grades

Club Planters

Large flowerpots are available for 4-H clubs that would like to get involved with a “Youth Club Flower Display.” These displays will be judged at the fair, receive fair premiums, and have a chance to win $25.00 for the top flower display.

Planter criteria includes:

  1. Planter must be entered on the Club Fair Entry Form (Department 032, Division 248, Class 01).
  2. Planter must be entered between 4:00-8:00pm on Thursday, August 29, at the Exhibition Building.
  3. Planter must contain a minimum of five plants. Plants can be the same variety or can be different.
  4. All plant material must be live.
  5. Artificial material can be used as an accent.
  6. 4-H club must be identified with a sign not to exceed 36 square inches. Sign must be placed in the planter.
  7. Exterior of the planter cannot be altered.
  8. Planter and plant material becomes the property of the Calumet County Garden Gladiators after entry. Accent material and 4-H club sign will be returned.

Please check with club members to see if your club received a planter last year, then contact the 4-H Office to reserve your planter.

Educational Experiences Scholarship Application

Application is found here: Educational Experiences Scholarship Application 2023-2024

Fair Registration

Click here to get step-by-step instructions to get registered for the Fair.

Grow Your Own Adventure

See what the Brillion Public Library has planned for this Summer!














Key Award

  • The 4-H Key Award is the highest honor in the 4-H Program. Calumet County can select two individuals to receive the key award. Also, the key award winners will have the opportunity to be a recipient of the Cheri Sattler Memorial Scholarship.
  • Qualifications: at least 14 years old on January 1, 2024, and completed at least three years of 4-H and one year of youth leadership
  • Interviews for Key Awards are TBD.
  • Applications are due to the Extension Office by Monday, April 8, 2024


  • Do you love playing with Legos? Do you like building new things with Legos? We have started a Lego Club. We would like any members interested to please sign up using this link so that we can let you know when the meetings are.

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