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Wake County 4-H Club List

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Join the Club!

We are delighted you have reached Wake County 4-H clubs and programs. Please contact us anytime for further help getting your child connected to a club, camp or program. Below is a list of current clubs across the county so please contact a leader for details for their meeting days and times to schedule a visit.

Come Together 4-H Club Raleigh
General community 4-H club that covers community service, public speaking and leadership activities. Open to all ages. Meets monthly in Eastern Wake County.
Age: 8+
Contact: Linda Yon at  lfyon@yahoo.com

GIS Mapping 4-H Clubs Various Locations
Youth learn about geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping software. Community service projects are a frequent activity with youth using their technology skills on community impact projects such as mapping food deserts, gathering data for the Youth Thrive mobile app, and more. Club members have the opportunity to compete for spots on the National 4-H GIS Team.
Age: Upper Middle or High School
Contact: Thomas Ray at  thomas.ray@wakegov.com

Growing Minds 4-H Club Southeast Raleigh
Growing Minds 4-H club is focused on creating learning opportunities in agriculture for youth. Members will participate in activities and service projects that incorporate a variety of topics including animals, gardening, pollinators, and beekeeping. Through these experiences the club will also serve as a space to encourage leadership and public speaking skills in its members. The club is located on 17 acres in Southeast Raleigh where the club garden and beehive are on site.”
Age: 5–18
Contact: Gabby Sari at  growingminds4h@gmail.com

Halvorsen Family Farm 4-H Club Northern Wake County Youngsville area
Agricultural Science and Horses. The Halvorsen Farm welcomes youth to learn about horses, cattle, goats and much more on the farm. The club is focused on creating learning opportunities in agriculture for youth. Members will participate in activities and service projects that incorporate a variety of topics encouraging  leadership and public speaking skills in its members.
Age: 7–18
Contact: Bill Halvorsen at  bhalvors@gmail.com

Happy Hooves 4-H Club Wendell
Horse club in Wendell open to youth with and without horses. Members participate in service projects, learn about horsemanship and have the opportunity to develop leadership skills and so much more.
Age: 5+
Contact: Caitlin Gooch at  happyhooves919@gmail.com

MacNair’s 4-H Club Raleigh
MacNair’s 4-H Horse Club focuses on expanding equine knowledge, equine educational contests, animal science and community service. Enrollment is open to any youth.
Age: 5–18
Contact: Kris Lee at  macnairs4hclub@gmail.com

Muddybugs 4-H Club Raleigh
Community 4-H club in Raleigh for all youth. The club covers a variety of topics including animals, insects and gardening. The focus is on having fun while learning with friends! Club meets at members’ homes.
Age: 5–18
Contact: Liz Driscoll at  liz_driscoll@ncsu.edu

Poultry Pack 4-H Club West Raleigh
The Poultry Pack is youth with an interest in Poultry Science. Members will have an opportunity to study embryology, which will include incubating and hatching eggs, follow their hatched chicks in a basic feeding trial where they will weigh their birds, analyze results and draw conclusions. These birds then may become a backyard flock project for interested 4-H members.

Each year members will have to the opportunity to do presentations at the 4-H egg cookery, chicken and turkey grilling competitions, or poultry production presentations at the district, state, and possibly even national events. Our club members will train and compete on either an Avian Bowl Team or a Poultry Judging Team. The youth may participate in the market turkey show at the NC State Fair. Each year we will do a community service project which will be chosen by the members.

Meetings are the last Friday of every month from 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Age: 5–18
Contact: Mary Fosnaught, Poultry Science 4-H & Youth Extension Specialist, at 919-515-5529 or  mhfosnau@ncsu.edu

Hi Ho Hunters 4-H Club North Raleigh
Southern Oak Equestrian Club Horse club meeting at the Southern Oak Equestrian Center in North Raleigh. Club membership is limited to youth who take lessons or board at Southern Oak Equestrian Center because of liability restrictions. Club members participate in public speaking and record book projects, as well as community service opportunities.
Age: 5+
Contact: Laura Bowman at  laura.bowman00@gmail.com
Southern Oak Equestrian Center

Wake County Junior Master Gardeners 4-H Clubs West Raleigh
Junior Master Gardeners Youth ages 5–18 meet to learn about plants, wildlife and soil science. The JMG group is composed of several different clubs that meet in one location in different rooms: the Weedbusters 4-H club, Dandelion Paws 4-H Club, Sunflowers 4-H Club. Youth are divided in different rooms for age-appropriate activities. Public speaking is encouraged of all club members. Meetings will be held at the JC Raulston Arboretum.

The address is 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606. Directions to JCRA are available from the jcra.ncsu.edu website. Meetings at the JCRA will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Age: 5–18
Contact Jason Botts at  bottsjw@mac.com

Whale Robotics 4-H Club Raleigh/Cary
Whale Robotics is for high school students serious about learning about robotics and interested in competition.
Age: High School
Contact: Deepti Singhal at  deepti.singhal@hotmail.com