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Union County 4-H Leadership & Personal Development

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Union County 4-H is an innovator in developing youth leadership and decision-making skills to prepare young people for the future. Leadership and personal development programs engage youth in programs, organizations, and communities where they share a voice, influence, and decision-making skills. These young people who participate in the program are more equip in leadership development, communication, and confidence skills for them to be positive and productive leaders of today and tomorrow. Young people (ages 5-18 year old) can participate in these different projects through clubs, projects, and additional opportunities.

Clubs

Hope Homeschoolers 4-H Club
Club Leader: Heather O’Shea
E-mail Address:
Meeting Area: Matthews, NC

The Hope Homeschoolers 4-H Club is a homeschool club for children between the ages of 5 to 18 years old. They focus on various topics each month that allows the club members to gain decision making, public speaking, and mastery skills. 

Indian Trail Blazers 4-H Club
Club Leaders: Deanna Messer, Kelly Coleman, & Dana Carr
E-mail Address:
Meeting Area: Matthews, NC

Indian Trail Blazers 4-H Club is a homeschool club for the children (ages 5-18) who participate in the Indian Trail Blazers Co-Op group. They focus on various topics each month that allows the club members to gain decision making, public speaking, and mastery skills. 

LEAPS 4-H Club
Club Leader: Blai Spicer
E-mail Address:
Meeting Area: Marvin, NC

LEAPS (Leadership and Public Speaking) 4-H Club is a 4-H club for children (ages 5-18) interested in gaining leadership and public speaking skills. Participants in the this club have participated in county, district, and state public speaking competitions through 4-H and placed every year. This club is ideal for any young person interested in getting unshy and gaining confidence in public speaking while learning leadership skills. **Currently accepting new members**

Phoenix 4-H Club
Club Leaders: Tiffany Scienski and Gretchen White
E-mail Address:
Meeting Area: Indian Trail, NC

Phoenix 4-H Club is a homeschool club for the children (ages 5-18) focused on various topics each month that allows the club members to gain decision making, public speaking, and mastery skills. This club is an extension of their homeschool co-op that meets during their homeschool year.

Union County Teen Council
Club Leader: Leah Joyner
E-mail Address: leah_joyner@ncsu.edu
Meeting Area: Monroe, NC

Union County Teen Council is a teen-led 4-H club that meets once a month on Thursday evenings. These teenagers who participate in the 4-H club plan social and community service activities available to all members of Union County 4-H. They also assist with Union County 4-H programs including Achievement Night, 4-H Expo as well as serve as ambassadors at various events and programs put on by the Union County 4-H and/or Cooperative Extension. Members of the Union County Teen Council also learn about leadership, civic engagement, and personal development. **Currently accepting new members**

Projects

leadership and citizenship projects

To learn more about the different projects, visit shop4-h.org.

Opportunities

4-H Clubs 4-H Presentations and Public Speaking 4-H Project Records 4-H Portfolios
4-H International Program Application, Interview, Resume and Essay (AIRE) 4-H Camps College Scholarships
NC 4-H Congress NC 4-H Honor Club State Photo Contest State 4-H Council Officers
District 4-H Officers Teen Retreats TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) Union County 4-H Expo
Union County 4-H Creative Arts Competition Union County Counselors-in-Training Program Union County 4-H Summer Day Camp Union County Volunteer Program