4-H Clubs meet throughout the year to learn by doing in a variety of interesting projects while practicing leadership, citizenship, and life skills. If you want to join any of the clubs below, complete the sign-up form below and return it to the Carlisle County Extension Office at 65 John Roberts Drive, Bardwell, KY 42023. If you have questions, please call Kelsey Chadwick, Carlisle County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development at 270-628-5458. After returning the enrollment form, you will be contacted with information for the next club meeting.

Join 4-H Clubs Form

Fishing Club:

Learn about different types of fishing, best fishing techniques, tying knots, maintaining equipment, and fish in their environment. Go fishing with friends! Club will meet in different locations afterschool one weekday each month. Parent/guardian must stay for the meeting to help supervise. Ages 9-18.

Leader: Krista Yarbrough

Junior MasterChefs:

Learn to cook like a pro! The Junior MasterChefs meet monthly, usually on weeknights or Saturdays, to cook different types of food. Previous project days have included breakfast foods, pizza, desserts, barbeque, and more! 5th Grade—Age 18.

Leaders: Shane Draper

Upcycle Artists:

Turn trash to treasure in this club and make beautiful designs while helping the planet. Last year’s projects included making suncatchers out of milk jugs and light bulbs and fairy houses out of empty two-liter bottles. Upcycle Artists meets monthly on Tuesday afternoons after school. Ages 9-18. Small fee collected at each meeting per project.

Leader: Dawn Coleman

Comet Clovers:

The Comet Clovers are a community club that meets monthly to work on different 4-H projects. One of the most memorable experiences of the club year is attending A Capitol Experience in Frankfort, Kentucky, with 4-Hers from across the state. Ages 9-18. Club usually meets monthly on the fourth Monday at 6:00 PM at the Extension Office.

Leader: Sarah Dietsch


Teen Club:

The 4-H Teen Club focuses on teambuilding, leadership, and community service. Teens teach younger 4-H’ers, attend conferences and trips, and serve on leadership councils and boards. Grades 7-12; second Monday of each month at 5:30 PM.

Leader: Kelsey Chadwick


Shooting Sports:

The Shooting Sports Club begins meeting in the spring and meets until the State Shooting Competition in September. Disciplines offered include rifle, trap, and pistol. Practices are held on Sunday afternoons during the spring and summer. Ages: 9-18.

Leaders: Russell Ellegood, Tracy Ellegood, and Shane Draper


Dog Club:

Learn about breeds of dogs, responsible ownership, and basic obedience. Bring your dog to Dog Days for hands-on instruction and explore other opportunities such as Dog Skill-a-thon and Camp Canine! Meetings at CCHS from 3-4:30 monthly, some Saturday meetings.

Leader: Dawn Coleman

Cloverbud Club:

The Cloverbud Club meets from 3:30-4:30 once a month at the Extension Office. Each meeting provides a fun snack, a hands-on activity that introduces youth to the seven areas of 4-H, and opportunities to practice good character and citizenship.Grades K-3.

Leaders: Courtney Atkins and Laura Thornsbrough