Stanley/Sully/Hughes County 4-H Office

Jackie Husted

SDSU Extension 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.


IMPORTANT 4-H DOCUMENTS (Please take the time to read)

Summer 2020 Letter to 4-H Families.1.pdf

2020 SD 4-H Animal Project Required Documents_COVID_


SD Summer Adventure Virtual Program

SD Summer Adventures Program.pdf


SD 2020 4-H State Fair Book:  2020 4H State Fair Book MC-00844.pdf

How to Add Animals in 4HOnline Help Sheet:

How to Add Animals to 4HOnline - Final.pdf 


Reactive Animals in 4HOnline Help Sheet:

Reactive Animals on 4HOnline.pdf


SD 4-H Animal Lease Form:

SD 4H Animal Projects Lease Form 2019MC-00350.pdf


Consumer Decision Making Judging is now CDM Skill-A-Thon

The CDM Skill-A-Thon format will be:

  • 2 Judging Classes from list below with one set of check type questions for all age divisions.
         Child Development
         Clothing & Textiles 
         Food & Nutrition
  • Skill-A-Thon:  Seniors will identify 25, Juniors 15, and Beginners 10 in each category below.
         Food & Cooking
         Interior Design & Housing
         Sewing & Clothing

Contact the 4-H Office for the study booklets, these booklets have visual aids that will help in the identification process of the Skill-A-Thon.



YQCA scheduled trainings scheduled for May and June have been CANCELLED due to the COVID-19 

pandemic.  Please refer to the 2020 SD 4-H Animal Project Required Document above for more


2020 State Fair Meat Goat Show Changes

2020 Meat Goat Changes.pdf


Dairy Goat Registration Papers Help Sheet Link:


Dairy Goat Registration Papers Help Sheet.Final.pdf


4-H Photography Project

For those of you who like to do photography exhibits, a note that the SD Calendar Theme for 2020 entries (2021 Calendar) is “4-H Events and Activities”.  To submit photos to be considered for the 2021 calendar, you must enter in the SD Calendar Theme lot.  This theme should give you lots of options for pictures!




Jan.Feb 2020 4-H Newsletter.pdf

Feb 2020 4-H Newsletter.pdf

Mar 2020 4-H Newsletter.pub

Apr 2020 4-H Newsletter.pdf

4.6.20 4H Update.pdf

May 2020 4-H Newsletter.pdf



January 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

February 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

March 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

April 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

May 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

 June 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

Sept 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

Oct 2019 4-H Newsletter.pdf

November 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:

Display Exhibit Entry Form:

Display Exhibit - Entry Form 02-03-02-05-01.pdf

Clothing Project:

Constructed Clothing Entry Form 02-03-02-05-04.pdf

Selected Outfit Form - Beginners 02-03-02-05-05.pdf

Selected Outfit Form - Juniors 02-03-02-05-06.pdf

Selected Outfit Form - Seniors 02-03-02-05-07.pdf

Companion Animal/Cat Project:  NEW!!
2020 Companion Animal BookP-00096.pdf

Computer Project:

Computers & Technology Entry Form 02-03-02-05-08.pdf

Dog Project:

SD 4-H Dog Project Guide: NEW!

SD 4H Dog Project Guide 2019 P-00099.pdf

SD 4-H Dog Project ID Affidavit & Vaccine Verification:

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

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

2019 Dog Training Enrollment Form Hughes-Stanley County.pdf

First Aid & Health Projects:  NEW!

4H First Aid & Health Project Exhibiting Guidelines 2019 P-00109.pdf

Food Preservation Project:

Entry Form & Score Sheet 02-03-02-02-29-01.pdf 

Food Pres Dried Fruits.Herbs.Vegetables Form 02-03-02-02-29-02.pdf


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:

4H Quilt Project Exhibit Entry Form 02-03-02-05-09.pdf

Horse Project:

NEW! Horse Show Guide:  2019 SD 4H Horse Project Show Guide MC-00397.pdf 

NEW!  SD 4H Horse Form 2019.pdf

NEW!  SD 4H Animal Projects Lease Form 2019MC-00350.pdf

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 - Entry Lable 02-03-02-05-03.pdf

Videography Entry Form 02-03-02-05-10.pdf


Range Science & Pasture Management Project:

Copy of 2016 Beginner Plant ID List - for workbook.pdf

New Ranger Manual 2015.pdf

YD4H500 Range Plant Guide.pdf


 Rodeo Project:

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


Youth In Action

Communications Project (Formerly Public Presentation):  NEW!

2020 SD 4H Communicatoins Project Guidelines MC-00853.pdf

BEE Ready With These Virtual Presentation Tips.pdf

5 Finger Tips for Presentations for Beginners.pdf

Public Presentations Do's and Dont's.pdf

County Pre-Registration Form:

Special Foods:

County Pre-Registration Form:

NEW!  2020 SD 4H Special Foods Handbook P-00085.pdf

NEW!  2020 Special Foods Contestant Packet MC-00800.pdf

Fashion Revue:  2020 Fashion Revue Contestant Packet MC-00799.pdf

County Pre-Registration Form:


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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