Atlantic County 4-H Clubs

4-H is a youth development organization that serves more than 6.5 million youth nationwide and more than 55,000 locally in New Jersey.

Atlantic County 4-H Clubs offer youth in grades K–13 (one year out of high school) the opportunity to learn about life skills.

4-H members practice the Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development by focusing on Generosity towards the community, Belonging in an organization, Mastery of Skill in their project area, and Independence in decision making.

Joining 4-H is easy…  Pick a club → Contact the office 609-625-0056 → Leader will contact you → Complete registration on → Welcome to the 4-H Family!

Cologne Busy Bees

Sewing, canning, freezing, crafts, & more

Club Leader: Fran Hagel

Meetings: Tuesday @ leader’s home, 6:30 pm

Skill Seekers

Club Leader: Tina Frick

Meetings: Tuesday 6:30 pm, 4-H Center

Clover Cloggers


Club Leader: April Hayes, Kathy Meineke & Barbara S

Meetings: 2nd & 4th Mondays 6 pm @ 4-H Center

Sharp Shooters

Shooting sports & Safety skills (air rifle, archery)

Club Leader: Ken Lehberger, Joe Morgan, & Gus Weaver

Meetings: 3rd Monday, 2nd & 4th Thursday 7 pm @ 4-H Center

Tae Kwon Do

Martial Arts

Club Leader: George  & Sidney Mathis

Meetings: Sunday 4:45 pm & 1st, 2nd, 4th, & 5th Wednesdays 7:30 pm @ 4-H Center 

Twirlybirds Baton

baton skills

Club Leader: Joni Grunow, Kathy Einwechter, & Tammy Schaab

Meetings: 2nd & 4th Mondays 7 pm @ 4-H Center

Barn Ratz

Horse skills

Club Leader: Mary Osgood, Jessica Jensen, Stephanie Morrongiello, & Rose Marie Quirk

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday @ Split Elm Equestrian Farm


Horse Skills

Club Leader: Barbara Wooton, Melissa Mathis, Erin Sharpe, & Tracey Neveling

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday @ Mathis Farm and 4th Wednesday @ 4-H, 7:30 pm

Colts 'nFillies

Horse skills

Club Leader: Mary Dougherty, Joanna Grasso, & Amy Mejlak

Meetings: 3rd Thursday 7:15 pm & 4th Sunday 1-3 pm @ 4-H

Equine Rescue 4-H Club

Horse skills, no horse needed

Atl. Co Livestock & Poultry

livestock & poultry mgmt. skills

Club Leader: Amanda Cincotti & Dawn Super

Meetings: 1st Monday & 3rd Tusday 7 pm @ 4-H Center

Atlantic County Model Railroad

electrical skills, model railroad hobby skills

Club Leader: John Kern & Bill Perez

Meetings: 1st & 3rd Fridays 7:30 pm @ 4-H Center

robotics & engineering design

Club Leader: Stephen Foster & Jim Bates

Meetings: FTC Group (Grades 8-13) Tuesdays & Fridays FLL Group (Grades 3-7) Monday 6:30-8:30 pm @ 4-H Center

Small Engines

small engine repair skills

Club Leader: Bill Guenther, Stephen Foster, Ed Kertz, & Joe Morgan

Meetings: Thursdays 7:30 pm @ 4-H Center

Wood Shop

industrial arts

Renewable Resources

utilizing renewable resources

Atlantic County 4-H K-9ers

dog obedience

Club Leader: Samantha Adams, Karen Deman, & Amber Logan

Meetings: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Thursdays 7-8 pm @ 4-H Center

Whistles, Whiskers, & Wabbiits

small animals, rabbits, cavies

Club Leader: Jessica Foster & Tammy Schroer

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm @ 4-H Center

Atlantic County Youth Council

teen leadership & community service

Club Leader: Sue & Demetri Makres

Meetings: 3rd Wednesday 7:30 pm @ 4-H Center