Youth who are 5 to 8 as of January 1st of the current 4-H Year (Oct 1 to Sept 30) may join the 4-H Cloverbud Program, which has age appropriate activities and allows for creativity and encourages play. The program is:

  • Fun and educational
  • Positive and beneficial
  • Success oriented
  • Non-competitive
  • Group-centered learning
  • Activity based
  • Leader directed

The 4-H Cloverbud Program provides an excellent opportunity for youth to achieve his/her highest potential because early life experiences affect future development.


Your children will develop:

  • Decision-making skills
  • Self understanding skills
  • Learning/Comprehension skills
  • Better physical skills
  • Social-interaction skills
  • Diversity/Difference skills


You get to:

  • Play fun games
  • Meet new people
  • Do cool activities
  • Learn about animals, plants, crafts, sewing, technology, and lots more


Please contact your county Extension office for more information.

Stark, C. 2019, What is the Cloverbud Program?, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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Also of Interest:

Clark County, Las Vegas, Nevada 4-H 2021-2022 Program Evaluation Report
In the 2021-2022 4-H program year, the Clark County Extension team reached 11,867 youth participants. This report is an overview of the evaluation.
Luna, N. and Solis-Leon J. 2023, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, County Report
2022 4-H Health 4 Happiness Summer Camp registration Packet
This packet includes a registration form, media release, assumption of risk, conduct policy, and health and medical form.
Haack-Damon, K. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Forms
4-H Cloverbud Horse Record Book
For all 4-H Horse project Cloverbuds (ages 5-8 years).
Washoe Extension 4-H team 2022, Extension - University of Nevada, Reno - 4-H
Cloverbud 4-H Record Book
Record Book for all "Cloverbud" project members (ages 5-8), with the exception of Horse Cloverbud projects.
Washoe County Extension 4-H team 2022, Extension- University of Nevada, Reno forms
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Horse Members
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe 4-H Horse Program members. Signatures for acknowledgement required
S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Horse Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms