Aurora County SDSU Extension

401 N. Main, Courthouse, PO Box 397, Plankinton, SD  57368

605-942-7754 (phone)

605-942-7746 (fax)


4-H Youth Advisor: position available (see link below)

Support Staff:  Tina Kieffer

Office Hours:  10 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday

Closed 12 pm-12:30pm for lunch

 Policy and Procedures

4-H Year begins October 1 and ends September 30

Regular 4-H Members:  age 8 to 18 by January 1 of the current year

Cloverbud Members:  ages 5-7 by January 1 of the current year

4-H Online Enrollment Process:


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4-H Advisor Position Information


Aurora County Annual Schedule:

A guideline for office/4-H Leader/member. It follows the 4-H year from October 1 to September 30 and outlines meetings, deadlines, activities, events, etc.

List of General 4-H Events


General 4-H Guidelines


Aurora County 4-H Policy

Awards List

Project Pin Application and List

4-H member Annual Report

Accumulative Record Pages

4-H Member Permanent Record

Record Book Score Sheet

Leader Annual Club Report

County Camp Fee Assistance

Scholarship Guidelines

Educational Displays & Posters Guidelines


County and State Fair Registration links

2023 SD State Fair Book

Livestock Integrity Pledge

(must be signed each year)

Deadline July 31, 2023

Deadline August 8, 2023

Deadline July 1, 2023



State Extension Website for all 4-H Information



Monthly Schedule - 4-H and Community Building

Community/4-H Building Rental Rates & Agreement

4-H Events


May 22           Market Animal Weigh In/4-H Leader Mtg

August 4-5     4-H Achievement Days


Ag Building Reserved for these Dates:



June 15                 Leader Mtg 6 pm

June 21                 Central Electric District Meeting

June 24                 Plankinton School Alumni Supper

June 29                  Farm Bureau?


July 27-29             Hunt Safe, Game Warden

July 31-Aug 1        Homeland Security Training, Emergency Manager

August 3-5             4-H Achievement Days

August 18-20         Private Party

September 13-17   Private Party

November 3           Plankinton Service Club - Dueling Pianos?

November 24         Private party



May 10-11              Graduation Reception

May 18                   Private party


August 2-3             4-H Achievement Days

South Dakota State University, South Dakota counties, and USDA cooperating.