Youth of this age group enroll ONLY in this project and all activities are non-competitive. Youth can explore horse and other animal projects but cannot enroll in them. A Cloverbud member engages in varied activities which focus on developing a specific skill or concept to complete the activity. A 4-H member’s (4-H Age 8+) project focuses on a long-term, planned course of study in a specific project are for the 4-H year.

Ravalli County 4-H offers the following activities geared specifically for Cloverbuds:

Cloverbud Fun Day  The Ravalli County 4-H Teen Council hosts the Cloverbud Day concurrently with 4-H Fun Day! A fun event to meet new friends, have lunch and explore the many things 4-H can offer.  

4-H Cloverbud Day  

WHO:      Open to all youth, 4-H age 5-7
WHAT:    Fun Recreation Day to meet new people, learn fun things, meet older 4-H members and leaders
WHERE: Church of the Nazarene, Victor (Corner of 5th and A Street)
COST: $5.00 
Registration: Closed - Hope to see you next year!

Questions? Contact MSU Extension Office, 375-6611 or
The Ravalli County 4-H Teen Council is hosting this exciting all day event filled with themed workshops including team building, crafts, and food!  

Cloverbud Camp  Coordinated by MSU/Lake County Extension Office, typically the second weekend in June at the Darrel Fenner 4-H Camp, Bigfork, Montana

Ravalli County Fair  Check out Department 50 in the Ravalli County Exhibitor's Handbook. Cloverbuds may enter up to 5 unlike articles for display. Make sure you schedule an interview with a judge!


Project Materials and Record Forms

Each 4-H Activity Book is designed to be used for 1 year. You can rotate through the books in the 3 years a member may be a Cloverbud. The Cloverbud Activity Book is designed to introduce Cloverbuds to many different 4-H projects areas, including Animal Sciences/Animal Life, Expressive Arts, Family, Home, Health, Science and Natural Resources.

The record sheet is on page 3-4 in the project book.

4-H Cloverbud Activity Book A
4-H Cloverbud Activity Book B
4-H Cloverbud Activity Book C

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and Montana State University Extension prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cody Stone, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717.