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4-H Reopening Guidelines

We are excited to welcome families back to in-person 4-H meetings. We recognize the risk of COVID-19 is still present, and we are doing our best to provide a safe space. Before attending a 4-H meeting, please read our reopening guidelines.

In short:

  • 4-H meetings can only be held by Extension personnel and trained volunteers.
  • All 4-H meetings must be approved by the 4-H agent in advance.
  • Meetings will be within state and local mass gathering limits.
  • Youth and adult attendees must sign a program liability waiver.
  • Please, only attend if you are healthy.
  • Face masks are required to be worn and physical distancing is expected.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at meetings.
  • Facilities will be cleaned properly.

Youth MUST have an active member profile at in order to attend a 4-H club meeting. When 4-H hosts programs open to the public, youth can attend with a parent/guardian prior to becoming 4-H members.

Contact Misty Varnell, 4-H Agent, if you have any questions about our guidelines: 828.649.2411 ext. 6 or

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Misty Varnell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMisty VarnellExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Misty Email Misty N.C. Cooperative Extension, Madison County Center
Page Last Updated: 7 months ago
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