Making the Best, Better!
Helping Youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills and form attitudes to enable them to become self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society.

Provide a description of your organization including services offered, who your organization serves, service area, main events, etc.  

  Stillwater County 4-H, the youth development program of MSU Extension, reaches nearly 300 kids ages 6 through 18 with hands-on learning. Camps, school enrichment programs, 4-H clubs and special interest activities immerse kids in challenging and rewarding experiences which teach valuable life skills like leadership, citizenship and decision-making. Throughout Stillwater County, 4-H youth connect with peers and caring adults while discovering the possibilities of their own potential.   

What will funds raised through be utilized for in your organization? 

Supporting the 4-H youth of Stillwater County by providing funds for programs, trainings, youth development; opportunities for growth and development. Examples of these opportunities in the last year include youth attending a national meeting and meeting other 4-H youth from across the country and Youth serving state President and officers of the State 4-H ambassador program.

Share any testimonials or great stories about your organization and how it enhances our community. 

Comments of 4-H’ers and parents from a February 2019 Survey: 1. Biggest Volunteer or 4-H wins = public speaking ability, lifelong friendships, and positive life choices. 2. What do kids gain from 4-H = self esteem, leadership, money management, work ethic, learn to win/lose. 3. Why are you a 4-H leader volunteer = to help kids become successful adults, watch kids build confidence in themselves, we are fostering tomorrows leaders and future.



Name of the Organization:

Stillwater County 4-H

Contact Name:

Lee Schmelzer

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Organization Address:

431 Quarry Road

City, State, Zip

Columbus, MT 59019

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