4-H County Wide Committees

The Rusk County 4-H Program has seven county wide committees.  Anyone is welcome to attend any of the countywide 4-H committee meetings throughout the year.  New members are always welcome.

Rusk County 4-H Leader’s Council

The Rusk County 4-H Leaders Council is the organization that represents all 4-H leaders in Rusk County.  Meetings are held each month and are held at the UWEX Office.  Decisions are made about policy and programs affecting 4-H members and leaders.  This group provides the financial support for the county wide 4-H program.

Leaders Council Constitution By-Laws


Rusk County 4-H Junior Leaders Organization

The organization is open to all 4-H members’ grades 8-13.  The group plans social and educational events for its members.  The meetings of this group are in addition to participation in a local club.  The group financially supports the Rusk County 4-H Camp and the Rusk County Cloverbud Camps.  This group meets monthly.

JLO Constitution / By-Laws

JLO Scholarship

Scholarship Rules


Rusk County Project Committees

These committees include livestock, dairy, small animal, horse and shooting sports.  Each committee has their own by-laws and plans educational learning opportunities for youth throughout the year.  The meetings of these groups are in addition to participation in a local club.


Livestock Bylaws
2022 Important Dates
2022 Livestock Rules
2021 Livestock Registration & Agreement Form
Code of Ethics
Livestock Project Summary (Livestock Financial Forms)
YQCA – Youth for the Quality Care of Animals – Required on-line course.  Go to yqca.org and follow directions to register and take course.  Cost is $12.
Copy of Swine Photo Drop
Copy of Swine Weigh in form
Livestock Educational Verification Form

Small Animal

Small Animal Constitution By-Laws
Important Dates 2022
Small Animal Market Rules 2021
Certified Pullorum Testers


Dairy Committee By-Laws


Horse Committee By-Laws
Safety Halter Exam
Safety Riding Exam
Horse Club Handbook

Shooting Sports

New leadership is being trained.  No meetings are currently scheduled.

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