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 Join 4-H Today! Enroll through 4-H Online!

 4-H ONLINE 2.0 is now available!

4-H Online 2.0 is where 4-H members will be able to update membership records, health forms, and other authorizations while keeping track of their 4-H career and achievements.

Visit to access helpful information on how to set up your new 4-H Online 2.0 account, register for 4-H events, and to access 4-H Online 2.0!

Did we mention that signing up for 4-H is free?!


If you have a heart and passion for youth, WE WANT YOU!!

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Free training provided!


Teen Club
Shooting Sports Instructors
Gardening Club
Book Club (Senior 13-18 yr old)
Fishing Club




DEADLINE ENTER APRIL 23, 2023                MAY 2, 2023        6:00 p.m.

Its time again for youth to start planning speeches, creating presentations and creating posters and power points. This years County Activity Night will be held on May 2nd at the Sampson County livestock facility starting at 6:00 p.m. Register using the link / QR Code on the flyer blow. To determine your presentation category, please refer to the 2023 Awards Handbook below.


4-H Awards Handbook 2023


Sampson County 4-H Spring Poultry Showdown

May 20, 2023           Deadline to Enter May 17, 2023


Chicken Showmanship Information:

4-H Poultry Showmanship

Examining Bird Guide


Sampson County 4-H Achievement Night

May 18, 2023  Agri-Expo Center

Plan to join us for a night of celebration! Sampson County 4-H will be holding its annual 4-H Achievement Night at the Agri Expo Center on May 18th starting at 6:30 p.m. If you plan attend this event, please RSVP by May 12th.


4-H Talent Showcase

April 18, 2023           DEADLINE TO ENTER APRIL 1, 2023

If you can sing, dance, or act we want to see your talent! Sampson County 4-H will be hosting its annual 4-H Talent Showcase. We are looking for youth ages 5-18 years old that would like to preform their talent!

If you are interested in entering the talent showcase, enter using the link below.



Sampson County Cooperative Extension Current Covid -19 Policy

Our offices are open to the public. We are not enforcing a mask policy, however we respect those that wish to wear a mask for their comfort. North Carolina 4-H is currently requiring local 4-H programs to follow local school mask mandates. Please check with Sampson / Clinton County Schools for current procedures. Please check in with our secretary before visiting with any of our 4-H staff to ensure staff are available. 

What is 4-H?

4-H is the largest youth development organization in the United States, with more than 6 million youth involved in various programs and project areas. 4-H is delivered by the 101 Cooperative Extension Offices across the state of North Carolina. We believe in the power of youth. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We empower them with leadership, communication, and life skills that are needed to succeed in today’s world.

How do I get involved?

Getting involved in 4-H is simple! There is no fee to join or uniforms required for participation. You can participate in 4-H in multiple ways:

  • Afterschool / In-School Enrichment
  • Community Clubs
  • Camps / Day Camps / Workshops
  • Youth At Large

Afterschool / In-School Enrichment

In some areas, there are 4-H programs offered through your local school. These programs are usually managed by volunteers and/or local extension staff. Youth participate in activities that build leadership and life skills during or after school hours. To check on the availability of these programs or to find an afterschool program, please call us at (910) 592-7161.

Community Clubs

4‑H clubs follow a planned program and offer multiple learning opportunities for youth that are self-directed. Clubs can meet in a variety of locations and typically meet in the evenings and on the weekends. Sampson County 4-H currently has seven 4-H Clubs and two 4-H Groups. Those clubs include but are not limited to:

  • Majestic Riders 4-H Horse Club
  • Prime Cuts 4-H Livestock Club
  • Cookie Clover Scouts 4-H Club
  • 4-H Juntos, Sampson Early College
  • 4-H Juntos, Clinton High & Sampson Middle School
  • Sampson County 4-H Youth Leaders

For more information on how to get involved with one of our community clubs, please call (910) 592-7161 or email us at or

Camps/ Workshops / Day Camps

Sampson County 4-H offers many opportunities for youth of all ages to participate in activities that range from livestock to cooking. During the months of June, July, and August, Sampson County 4-H offers a  variety of summer day camp opinions. Day camp and workshop prices range from $5.00 to $25.00.

4-H youth also have to opportunity to attend week long summer camps at one of our three 4-H Camp Centers. Older youth have to opportunity to participate in several 4-H Teen events that take place during the summer. For more information on how to get involved, please call (910) 592 -7161.

Youth at Large

Did you know that you do not have to be a member of a club to participate in 4-H? If we don’t have a club that interests you, you can still participate by being a 4-H Youth at Large Member. Youth at Large are not involved in 4-H Clubs, however still participate in the same events, programs, and workshops as normal club members. For more information, please call (910) 592-7161.

How do I join?

North Carolina 4-H is moving forward! Enrollment forms are now paperless! To enroll in Sampson County 4-H, please visit the 4-H Online link below. If you are new to 4-H, you will create a new “family” profile. If you have been involved with 4-H in the past, just update your information and “reactivate” your enrollment. It’s really that simple! If you are unsure about the enrollment process, please refer to the help pages below for tips on how to register. If you are still having problems, please contact Amanda Knight or Elizabeth Merrill at 910-592-7161 and we will be glad to assist you.


Need help? Click the link below for instructions on how to register.

Creating a Family Profile _4Honline

How Do I Start a 4-H Club?

So you are thinking about starting a 4-H club? That’s great! There are a couple of things that you will need in order to start a 4-H Club in your area or community.

  • A responsible and willing adult volunteer. Co-Leaders are welcomed!
  • Five youth from at least two or more families
  • A place to meet (We can help!)

It’s really that simple! If you are thinking about starting a 4-H club, please contact Amanda Knight or Elizabeth Merrill and schedule an appointment to talk about the goals and ideas you have and to help you get started!

4-H Club Resources

Below are some resources for new and existing 4-H Clubs. ALL FORMS MUST BE RENEWED EACH YEAR! If you have any questions regarding any of the following forms, please contact our offices at 910-592-7161.

Club Charter Application (Update Annually)


4-H Club Secretary Guide

4-H Financial Report Form (Update Annually)

4-H Group Tax Exemption Authorization (New Clubs)

Directions on Applying for EIN and Filing Epostcard

Blank IRS Form SS-4

Club Finance Checklist

Club Meeting and Program Planning

Filing IRS 990N Form Directions

North_Carolina_4-H_Registration (Update Annually)

Non-discrimination Statement Form 2019 (Update Annually)

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