Welcome to Yankton County 4-H! Our mission is to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. From rocketry, robotics, cooking, sewing and photography to animal care, the opportunities available in 4-H are endless.

Enrichment Programs

Yankton County 4-H has adapted to include non-traditional 4-H programming through enrichment activities.

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4-H members ages 5 to 7 should check out our Cloverbuds program! We meet once a month for an hour at the Yankton County Extension Office.

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Junior Leaders

Do you know about the Junior Leaders? Any 4-H member between the ages of 12 and 18 is eligible to join this leadership group.

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Youth Dairy Judging Schools

Would your children like to gain experience & skill in Dairy Cattle Judging? This summer 5 different camps will help youth do just that!

Beginner and 1st time judgers will gain understanding & develop skills in:
 Identifying basic cattle body parts and correct structure
 Taking organized notes to defend their decisions
 Properly delivering a set of oral reasons
 Evaluating and ranking cattle based on the Dairy Cow Unified Scorecard

More experienced judgers will expand their knowledge and practice of:
 Identifying correct dairy cattle breed standards
 Dairy Cattle Selection through performance and pedigree evaluation
 Delivering oral sets of reasons utilizing proper note taking techniques

For more information and dates, check out the Youth Dairy Judging School Brochure 2017.