4H and Youth Development
my HEAD to clearer thinking,
my HEART to greater loyalty,
my HANDS to larger service, and
my HEALTH to better living
my country, and my world.
Dickey County 4-H Clubs
Bit & Spur
Dakota State Liners
Shooting Sports: Oakes
Age Guidelines for North Dakota 4-H
Youth between ages 5-18 may participate in 4-H.
Youth Ages 5-7 may participate in the 4-H Cloverbud program. Cloverbuds do not participate in competition.
Youth who are 8 years old before September 1st or are in 3rd grade are considered "full-fledged" members. If a youth turns 19 years of age prior to the beginning of the 4-H year (Sept. 1), he/she is not eligible to re-enroll in 4-H.
Dress code for horsemanship participants includes approved helmet, western boots, dark blue or black jeans or slacks with a belt, and a long-sleeved, solid white shirt with a 4-H emblem on front. No gloves, ties or jewelry is allowed.
All 4-H participants/exhibitors must wear a solid white, yellow, gray, or green shirt or blouse with a 4-H emblem prominently displayed and securely fastened on the front. It is recommended that 4-H members wear dark jeans, slacks, shorts or shirts.
In an effort to promote a professional appearance by 4-H members, it is recommended that the shirt or blouse be a solid colored crew neck t-shirt, polo shirt, or Henley-type shirt. The 4-H emblem can be silk-screened, fused or securely fastened using a Velcro-type fastener or fabric spray adhesive (no safety pins). 4-H members should NOT wear short shorts or short skirts; shirts/tops that are sleeveless, low-cut, or allow the midriff to show. Shirts should be sufficient length to be tucked into jeans, slacks, shorts or skirts.
Executive Council Board
President - Shari Rodine
Vice-President - Janell Hauck
Secretary - Monica Ptacek
Treasurer - Shirlene Wagner
Ex-Officio - Nicholas Podoll, 4-H Agent