Mercer County 4-H

Mercer County 4-H

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Join 4-H today!

Mercer County 4-H has dozens of clubs youth and teens can join. Clubs meet on a regular basis in cities and towns across the county throughout the year.  At 4-H Club meetings members elect officers, share projects, give demonstrations, go on special outings, do community service projects, make crafts, share snacks, and have a great time meeting new friends.

Mercer County 4-H also offers a variety of Special Interest (SPIN) Clubs.  These meet for 6 weeks and cover a topic like Shooting Sports, Archery, Sewing, Goats, Cooking, Fishing, Dog Obedience, and others offered throughout the year.  

If you are interested in joining or volunteering for Mercer County 4-H, contact Tracy Fowler-Pestle at (309) 582-5106 or email

  • Join 4-H Today PDF
    Learn how you can sign up to be part of Mercer County 4-H

  • Mercer County 4-H Deadlines PDF
    Check out this quick reference for the important dates and deadlines for your 2017-18 4-H year.

  • Mercer County Soup Cookoff PDF
    Sat March 17, 5 - 7 pm, Aledo Fire Station, Taste a variety of soups made by 4-H clubs! Enjoy dessert, beverage, Whitey's Ice Cream and Panera bread! Vote for your favorite soup to win the People's Choice Award Donations of monetary gifts will be collected to benefit Mercer County T.R.I.A.D. an organization that helps local senior citizens.

  • Upcoming 4-H Events PDF
    Here's what's coming up this spring, with links to register.