4-H educational programs empowers young people to reach their full potential while working and learning in partnership with caring adults. As one of the nation's largest youth organizations, 4-H reaches youth, ages 8-18, in rural, urban and suburban settings, helping them become competent, capable, caring and contributing members of society.

During the annual Extension/4-H dinner the following members and volunteers were recognized.

  • Outstanding 4-H Member:  Kodie Bradley, Judd Malter, Samantha Baker, and Nicholas Porting
  • Top Club Secretary Award: Courtney Dehn and Addison Gerke, members of Lady Bugs and Beetles 4-H club. 
  • Top Club Treasurer’s award: Lucas Leefers, member of Hoover Heroes 4-H Club. 
  • Community- Wide Involvement Award: Lady Bugs and Beetles 4-H Club
  • Retiring Club Leaders: Charlene Smith, Leanne Orton, Colleen Gerke and Julia Bartlett


Platte County 4-H Newsletter 

The 4-H newsletter is published monthly. It provides our members with the most up-to-date information available on clubs and happenings in Platte County 4-H

4-H clubs

When and where clubs meet in Platte County (PDF)

Become a 4-H volunteer

Information can be found at the Missouri Center for 4-H Youth Development Volunteer website.


Searching for 4-H Alumni

If you are a past member or volunteer with Platte County or any other 4-H, we want to hear from you and know how to contact you. There is a Friends of 4-H organization if interested in providing long term financial or volunteer support.

In exchange for sharing your contact information, we will keep you updated on exciting events and news impacting 4-H locally. Share your information here.

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