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4-H Pig Club

In this club youth learn about raising 4-H market hogs and this type of agriculture.

The Pennsylvania 4-H Swine Program is open to all youth - with or without farm backgrounds. Members learn about the swine industry through events, shows and hands-on projects. The 4-H Pig Club provides youth ages 8-18 as of January 1 of the current year the opportunity to learn and raise market hogs that are shown and sold at the annual 4-H Pig Roundup in August.4-H Pig Club meets every 3rd Monday of months March-September at the Penn State Extension Office. For more information contact Jason Goetz at 717-263-9226. You can also visit the State website at http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/projects/swine

In the 4-H Swine Program, you have the opportunity to develop skills in the following areas:

  • Animal Care and Ownership
  • Honesty and Sportsmanship
  • Animal Health and Biosecurity
  • Quality Assurance
  • Human Health
  • Ethics and Conduct