Stanley/Sully/Hughes County 4-H Office

Jackie Husted

4-H Program Assistant


Contact Information:

Phone: 605-223-7730

Fax: 605-223-7602

SDSU Extension Website:  https://extension.sdstate.edu

Mailing Address:

PO Box 970

Fort Pierre, SD 57532-0970

Office Location:

Stanley County Courthouse

08 E 2nd Ave.

Fort Pierre, SD 57532

Office Hours:

Monday: 8 am to 3 pm

Tuesday: 8 am to 2 pm

Wednesday: 8 am to 2 pm

The office will be open during the noon hour on these days.


Progressive Agriculture Safety Day - June 25, 2019

The Prairie Winds 4-H Leaders' Council, SDSU Extension Service and Progressive Agriculture Safety Days are hosting an afternoon filled with learning about safety in and around farm, ranch, etc.  This event is open to 7 to 11 year olds.  Below are links to the flyer and pre-registration form.

2019 Poster.pdf

2019 Progressive Ag Safety Day Registration Form .pdf


The 2019 State Fair Book is now available!



2019 Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Instructor Led Trainings:

Link:  https://extension.sdstate.edu/event/2019-youth-quality-care-animals-yqca-instructor-led-trainings

This training is for 4-H members who are going to exhibit at county and/or state fair who showing beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, pigs, poultry and rabbits.  This training must be completed by July 1, 2019.  Below is a help sheet to help with the registration process.

How to Register for a YQCA Course Using 4HOnline.pdf

How to Upload A YQCA Certificate to 4HOnline Account.pdf

How to Cancel an YQCA Course Registration.pdf

Dates for our area are:  Tuesday, May 28 @ 2 pm at the SDSU Pierre Regional Center

Thursday, June 13 @ 2 pm at the SDSU Pierre Regional Center


May 31st deadline to enroll/re-enroll 4-H

To enroll or re-enroll in 4-H, the link is:  https://sd.4honline.com


2019 Scholarship Opportunities

2019 Prairie Winds 4-H Scholarship - Deadline May 17, 2019:  Contact the 4-H Office for more information



2019 TLC.pdf

Early Bird Registration from April 1-21, 2019 is $275 and general registration from April 22-May 6 is $300



June 9-15, 2019 at the Northern State University Campus, Aberdeen, SD for teens ages 13-18 by January 1, 2019.

Registration open April 1, 2019 at extension.sdstate.edu/events 

Early registration fee (by May 15th) is $375 and regular registration fee is $400

If interested, contact the 4-H Office for a brochure.


Upcoming Camp Opportunities:

Youth Camps:  Open to youth 8-12 years of age as of January 1, 2019

4-H Youth Camp Flyer 2019.pdf  Registration Opens April 1st and closes April 30th

Teen Camp is open to youth 13 years of age and older as of January 1, 2019

2019 Teen Camp Flyer.pdf

4-H Camp Counselors Wanted:  Must be 16-18 years of age and in 4-H

2019 Counselor Flyer.pdf


Photography Project Area-Calendar Theme Entry

Just a reminder that the theme for the 2019 SD Calendar Theme lot is "Honoring Those Who Serve Our Country".  Youth who would like to submit photos to be considered for the 2020 calendar must enter in this lot.  Keep this option in mind as you are out there capturing photos and memories with your camera!  





January 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

February 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

March 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

April 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf



January 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

February 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

March 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

April 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

May 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

June 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

July 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

September 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

October 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

November 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf

December 2018 4-H Newsletter.pdf



Project Area Resources:

“NEW” Display Exhibit - Entry Form

Clothing Project:

Constructed Accessory Using Fabric Entry Form

Constructed Clothing Entry Form

Recycled Garment Entry Form

Beginner Selected Outfit Entry Form

Junior Selected Outfit Entry Form

Senior Selected Outfit Entry Form

Companion Animal/Cat Project:

Companion Animal(Cat) Book 01-4059-2017.pdf

Computer Project:

Computers & Technology Entry Form

Dog Project:

Updated 2015 SD Dog Project Handbook.pdf NEW!!

SD 4-H Dog Project ID Affidavit & Vaccine Verification NEW!!

SD 4H Dog Project ID Affidave and Vaccination Verification 01-4011-2018.pdf

Hughes/Stanley/Sully County 4-H Dog County Form NEW!!

Dog Training Enrollment Form Hughes-Stanley County 2017.pdf

NEW! SD Dog Project Dog Obedience Rulebook 01-4012-2016.pdf

4-H Dog Rally Rule Book

4-H Dog Agility Rule Book

4-H Dog Showmanship Rule Book

First Aid & Health Projects:

First Aid & Health Project Guidelines

Food Preservation Project:

Dried Fruit, Herbs & Vegetables Form

Food Preservation Entry Form & Score Sheet

USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning-Revised 2015-Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 539


NDSU Cooperative Extension Service-Making Pickled Products-November 2017-Bulletin-189


Home Environment Project:

Home Environment Quilt Exhibit Form

Horse Project:

NEW! Horse Show Guide SD 4H Horse Project Guide 01-4014-2018.pdf NEW!

SD 4H Horse Form 01-4010-2018.pdf NEW!

Horticulture Project:

Horticulture Skill-A-Thon Study Material




Junior/Senior Study Guide

JrSrPlant PartStudyGuide.pdf


Managing Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape.pdf

Plant Propagation.pdf


Greenhouse Structures.pdf

Plant Nomenclature.pdf

Study Guides

Fruits, Nuts, and Berries slide show.pdf

Landscape Ornamentals powerpoint.pdf

The Flowers & Indoor Plants Study Guide and Vegetable ID Study Guide you will have to request from the 4-H Office and I will email it to you.

SD Preparing Horticulture Exhibits.pdf

Photography Project:

Photography Exhibit Label

Videography Entry Form

Range Science & Pasture Management Project:

4-H Range Management Beginner Plant List

Rodeo Project:

South Dakota 4-H Rodeo Website: http://sd4hrodeo.org/

2019 South Dakota 4-H Rodeo Contestant Packet:   https://2019 4H Rodeo Contestant Packet/P-00012.pdf

2019 SD 4-H Rodeo Insurance Declaration Form:  https://2019 Insurance Declaration Form/P-00013.pdf


Youth In Action

Public Presentation: 4-H Members Public Presentation Guidelines

County Pre-Registration Form: 2018 Public Presentation Contest Pre-Registration .pdf

Special Foods:

County Pre-Registration Form: 2018 Special Foods Contest PreRegistration.pdf

NEW!Special Foods Handbook 01-4033-2018.pdf NEW!

NEW!2018 Special Foods Contestant Packet 01-4032-2018.pdf NEW!

Fashion Revue:

County Pre-Registration Form: PW Fashion Revue Registration.pdf

Good Buymanship Entry Form.pdf

NEW!2018 Fashion Revue Contestant Packet 01-4031-2018.pdf NEW!

4H Fashion Revue Guide.pdf

What is 4-H?

4-H is a volunteer led program that provides opportunities to all rural and urban youth between the ages of 8-18 to participate in innovative, “learn by doing” fun programs through which they can develop valuable, lifelong skills.

4-H is one of the largest youth development programs in the United States, involving 6 million youth, 60 million Alumni, 600,000 youth and adult volunteers, and 1,000 “learn by doing” programs ranging from robotics and biotechnology to visual arts and agriculture. 4-H is established in every county of every state of the Nation and there are currently 13

4-H clubs in Hughes, Stanley, and Sully Counties.

4-H Pledge

I Pledge my head to clearer thinking,

my heart to greater loyalty,

my hands to larger service,

and my health to better living,

for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

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