4-H

4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization. It teaches a variety of life skills by giving youth real world experiences in over 50 different project areas. With projects including engineering, graphic design, videography, and many more there is sure to be something for you!

To learn more, or join 4-H, contact our office in the Nordby Exhibit Hall, call 353-8436

Many 4-H members find it beneficial to join a 4-H club. Clubs meet monthly during the year and provide leadership and community service opportunities as well as guidance for individual projects.

Beadle Bops:

The Beadle Bops are very active in the horticulture, baking, and community service projects. Club meetings are held in Huron; Judy Svennes is the club leader.

Broadland Buddies:

Many of the Broadland Buddies club members show livestock. They also exhibit baked goods, home environment, visual arts, and photography exhibits. The club most often meets in Broadland and the club leaders are Lori Peskey and Jodi Hegg.

Cardinal Clovers:

This club is active in showing livestock, photography, and conservation projects. They like to get involved in the community as well. The Cardinal Clovers meet in Wolsey, this club’s leader is Suzanne Hamilton.

Heartland 4-H:

Heartland 4-H club exhibits many visual arts and cooking projects. The club is also active in the community service, fashion review, and small animal projects. Heartland 4-H meets in Huron; Amy Schoenfelder is the club leader.

Pearl Creek Boosters:

Showing livestock are the most popular projects in this club. The Pearl Creek Boosters also exhibit numerous photography, visual arts, and foods projects each year. Meetings are held in Huron, with Doug and Chris Stahly serving as the club leaders.

Prairie Wranglers:

The Prairie Wranglers are very active in the horse, rodeo, and community service areas. They also exhibit many baking and visual arts exhibits every year. The club usually meets in Huron; the club leaders are LaDonna Hupp, Joy Meyer, and Dixie Dunkelberger. 

In addition to our regular clubs, shooting sports is a popular activity in Beadle County. The shooting seasons runs from January to April.

 Archery

The 4-H archery program offers 2 different opportunities. First, Scott Perry shoots at 304 Dakota Ave (old Ben Franklin store) on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings.

Jim Winegar also leads an archery program that shoots on the state fairgrounds in the Women’s building on Sunday afternoons and Thursday evenings.

BB-Gun, Air Rifle, Air Pistol

Our BB-gun, air rifle, and air pistol programs are led by Jim Winegar. They shoot in the Women’s building on the state fairgrounds Monday evenings.

4-H events are free and open to the public. Stop by to check things out!

  1. John Madison

    4-H Youth Program Advisor

  2. Jane Ondricek

    4-H Secretary

  3. Extension Office


    Physical Address
    1070 3rd Street SW
    Huron, SD 57350-1717

    Phone: 605-353-8436
    Fax: 605-353-8438


Dustin Hinker State Fair 2012