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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SD 4-H Leaders Conference

Hi all – I am excited to share with you the SD 4-H Leaders conference schedule, information and registration.  I have attached the SD Leaders Conference brochure.

The conference is scheduled for Saturday, April 1st in Winner at the Winner High School from 9 – 4.  The morning begins with a keynote presentation “Conflict Management:  Dealing with Difficult People” presented by Amber Letcher, 4-H Youth Development Specialist.  Through the day you will the opportunity to choose from 3 different workshop topics during the breakout sessions.  The goal was to provides sessions that are useful for adults and youth, leaders, parents, and volunteers.  Bring your 4-H members along!   See the brochure for full details, and please submit registration soon!


If you are planning on coming to Winner the night before the event, there are a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Winner – 605-842-2255.


9:00 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 10:30 Welcome & Speaker

*Amber Letcher

4-H Youth Development Specialist

      “Conflict Management: Dealing with Difficult People”

10:30 – 10:40 Break

10:40 – 11:25 Workshops s Session 1

11:25 – 11:35 Break

11:35 – 12:20 Workshops s Session 2

12:20 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 Speakers

*Peter Nielson ,

4-H Youth Program Director

*Donna Bittiker,

4-H Field Operations Associate

      “Listening Session with SD 4-H Administration Team”

1:45 – 2:00 Break

2:00 – 2:45 Workshops s Session 3

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:00 Leaders Meeting


Paula Linke

SD 4-H Leaders

Executive Secretary