Alissa Ackerman - 4-H/Youth Development Agent for Clay CountyAlissa Ackerman

Agent for 4-H/Youth Development

Email to: alissa.ackerman@uky.edu

4-H/Youth Development: The 4-H/Youth Development program creates opportunities and supportive environments for youth and adults to become capable, competent and caring citizens. The emphasis is on "hands-on" learning that focuses on the youth's area of interest. Programs are conducted with the help of parents, adult volunteer leaders and professional staff who organize educational experiences. Youth participate in organized 4-H clubs, special interest and project groups, 4-H school enrichment programs, 4-H camp and other special activities.


Under this 4-H page, to the left check out:

4-H Art Club4-H Paint Day 4-H Rabbit Club & others listed

Recipes and projects are available for you to do at home. Check out each one for registration info and pick up dates & times.


The Clay County Extension Office is hosting a 4-H Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest. Pumpkins must be carved or decorated by the child/teen. Carved pumpkins must only be carved, no decorations. Decorated pumpkins should not be carved. You can use paint o

The Clay County Extension Office is hosting a 4-H Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest. Pumpkins must be carved or decorated by the child/teen. Carved pumpkins must only be carved, no decorations. Decorated pumpkins should not be carved. You can use paint or other décor. FREE & open to all Clay County youth ages 5-18. Drop off your pumpkins at the Clay County Extension Office on October 19th & 20th from 8AM – 4PM. Winners will be announced on October 21st & you will be notified by phone. Age groups: Cloverbuds (ages 5-8), Juniors (ages 9-14) and Seniors (ages 15-18). Prizes: blue ribbon - $25, red ribbon - $15 and white ribbon - $10. For more information, call 598-2789.


Piggy Bank Contest

Piggy Bank Contest

2023 Piggy Bank Design Contest is a creative way for youth to learn the importance of saving money and reducing debt. Design your very own piggy bank and drop it off with the entry between November 28th – 30th at the Clay County Extension Office, 8AM-4PM. All students attending public, private, or home school enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade may participate. Winners will have their names, grades, counties, and winning piggy bank displayed in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Kentucky during February 2023. Winners also will receive a certificate. Call the office at 606-598-2789 for more information or an entry form.

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