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 every month! Club meets in different locations with different guest speakers each meeting. Ages 9-18.

Leader: Krista Yarbrough

Junior MasterChefs:

Learn to cook like a pro! The Junior MasterChefs meet monthly, usually on Saturdays or weeknights, 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 a weeknight depending on members’ schedules.

Leaders: Sarah Dietsch and Tricia Brown

Teen Club:

The Carlisle County 4-H Teen Council focuses on teambuilding, leadership, and community service. Teens teach younger 4-H’ers, attend conferences and trips, and serve on leadership councils and boards to provide youth input for Kentucky 4-H. Grdes 7-12; held weeknights and weekends.

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 usually held on Sunday afternoons during the spring and summer. Ages: 9-18. Club fee required.

Leaders: Russell Ellegood, Tracy Ellegood, and Shane Draper