Yankton County 4-H is home to seven 4-H Clubs.
For more information about club activities or how to join a club, please contact any of the following club leaders. You may also contact Danielle McFarland or Stephanie Siebrandt at the 4-H Office, 901 Whiting Drive, Yankton, 605.665.3387.
Gayville area — meets at the Gayville Community center the second Sunday of each month at 4 p.m.
Leader Cheri Maier (email@example.com, 605-661-3325)
Leader Michele Lindner (firstname.lastname@example.org, 605.310.3977)
Gayville area — meets at the Gayville Methodist Church
Leader Paula Marshall (email@example.com, 605-660-0068)
Leader Kim Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org, 605-267-4148)
Get Up and Go
Irene area — meets at the Irene City Hall at 1:30 p.m.
Leader Karen Richelieu (email@example.com, 605-263-3677)
The 2016-2017 meeting dates include: Oct. 2, Nov. 6, Dec. 4 (Christmas Party), Jan. 8, Feb. 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4 (Sunday in the Park), July 9, Sept. 10.
Mission Hill Hillers
Mission Hill area — meets at the Vangen Lutheran Church in Mission Hill the third Sunday of each month
Leaders Randy & LeeAnn Freng (firstname.lastname@example.org, 605-661-8514)
Leaders Darrel & Michelle Nielson (email@example.com, 605-660-5134)
All meetings take place at 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. Meetings are not held in August due to Achievement Days or September due to State Fair. The exact meeting start time is decided one month in advance.
Yankton area — meets at the Extension Office in Yankton
Leader Mary Fiedler (firstname.lastname@example.org, 605-665-8250)
The 2016-2017 meeting dates for Yankton Clovers include: Oct. 16, Nov. 13, Dec. 17, Jan. 15, Feb. 20, March 12, April 17, May 23, June 20, July 18, Aug. 27, Sep. 24. All meetings take place at 2 p.m. at the Yankton County Extension Office unless otherwise notified or indicated.
Yankton’s specialty shooting sports 4-H club
Leader Randy Hummel (email@example.com, 605-660-7390)
Leader Laddie Novak (firstname.lastname@example.org, 605-660-0493)
During the spring months, Shooting Sports members participate in archery, bb gun, air rifle and air pistol. Shotgun training is held during the summer months.
Shotgun will be starting June 8th, 2017 @5:30 at the Jim River Trap Range 5 miles east of town on Highway 50. Please be on time – we need to get the safety test done and then we will start shooting. We will shoot every Thursday night until school starts and then we will adjust as needed. If for some reason we have bad weather we will cancel and meet the following Thursday night.
For those new to the shotgun program you will shoot 2 boxes of shells each wk (50rds) if the youth only feel like shooting 1 box each wk that is fine as well, you can bring your own or buy at the range. We have 2 – youth 20 ga shotguns as well as 2 – adult sized 12ga shotguns for the youth to use. You may bring a shotgun from home – (please make sure it is in safe working condition) but please make sure the youth are able to handle it, it will make their learning process easier. I believe they are charging $3.25 per round of targets (25) for youth it is same as last year. Please leave your shotgun(s) in the car until after the safety meeting as some of Range rules have changed from last year, we will cover those in the safety meeting.
If anyone has any questions please let Randy Hummel know.
Shooting Sports members are taught by South Dakota 4-H certified instructors. All Shooting Sports members are required to fill out a Parents or Guardians Agreement of Waiver of Liability, Indemnification and Medical Release.
Other important documents include:
- 4-H Shooting Sports Mission Statement
- Yankton County Emergency Plan
- 2016 Shooting Sports Scholarship Application