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Sampson County 4-H

2019 Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release 

All 4-H Enrollment, Medical Release, Code of Conduct and Media Release forms must be updated before you can participate in any 4-H events!

Use the NEW 4-H Online system!

(see the weblinks below)



4-H Youth Leaders 

(previously Teen Council)

April 12, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.   Pizza Inn of Clinton 


If you are between the ages of 12-18, then this is the opportunity for you. Join the  Youth Leaders for their monthly meeting which is scheduled for April 12th at Pizza Inn! You must let Ms. Genny know that you are planning to attend by April 8th! For more details or to RSVP, please call 910-592-7161.


Sampson County 4H Talent Showcase

March 21, 2018 @ Sampson Community College

Show time: 6:30 p.m.   DEADLINE TO ENTER IS MARCH 4th

Do you have talent? Can you bust a move? Can you sing at the top of your lungs proudly? Can you play like Mozart? Then we want to see your talent! Deadline to enter is March 4th! All talents must be approved by the 4-H Staff before the contest. Any talents not approved will be asked to select another talent or forgo participating. No acts will be allowed to change after the March 4th deadline!
Click below for the entry form and rules:

2019 Small Farms Week – Can Food Drive

March 1-22, 2019         Sampson County Extension Center


North Carolina A&T University is hosting its annual Small Farms Week March 24- 30, 2019 to honor and recognize North Carolina small farmers. To gear up for this event, a state wide Can Food Drive will be taking place at local extension offices. From March 1st through March 21st, Sampson County 4-H will be collecting can goods to provide to a local food pantry in our area in honor of Small Farms Week 2019. If you or your club would like to participate, you may drop off your collections between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday in the Sampson County Cooperative Extension Lobby. If you would like more information about this project, please email Ms. Elizabeth at or call our offices at 910-592-7161.



2019 Cape Fear Heifer Showdown

May 4, 2019       George Upton Livestock Facility     Clinton, NC

Save the date for our annual Cape Fear Farm Credit Heifer Showdown! We hope you can join us this year!



Southeast District Teen Retreat 

Fort Caswell, NC     April 26-27, 2019 


Are you between the ages of 12 -18? We have an awesome opportunity for you to connect with other teens from across the southeast. You will have the opportunity to build leadership, communication and networking skill all while having fun at the beautiful Fort Caswell! If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Genny Thompson at 910-592-7161 to RSVP. Deadline to sign up is April 12th!


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 really 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
  • Hippity Hop 4-H Rabbit Club
  • 4-H Juntos, Hobbton
  • 4-H Juntos, Clinton
  • Every Buddies Kids 4-H Club

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 interest 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 your are unsure on the enrollment process, please refer to the help pages below for tips on how to register. If you are still having problems, please contact Genny Thompson 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!)

Its really that simple! If you are thinking about starting a 4-H club, please contact Genny Thompson 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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