Coös County 4-H Wildside Photography Scavenger Hunt

The event runs from October 1 through November 30.

Winning Categories

Submit four of your best photos to receive a 4-H Wildside Photography Patch. In addition, submitted photos will be judged in the categories below and each winner will receive their photo framed in a customized 4-H photo frame.

  • Best use of color
  • Tells a good story
  • Captures Fall in New Hampshire
  • All participants will be entered into a drawing and one person will win a Fujifilm Instax Instant Camera

Optional Photography Skill-Building Videos

Learn more and increase your photography skills with a professional photographer!

Basic Photography Video
Photo Editing Video

Helpful Resources

Basic Photography tips
4-H in-depth guide:

Free editing software:

Scavenger Hunt!

±   Colorful leaves on the ground

±   Apple Orchard

±   Pumpkin Patch

±   Wild Turkey (or any wildlife)

±   Birch Tree

±   Acorn

±   Mountain Top

±   Moss

±   Trail

±   Mist on the water

±   Frost

±   Sunset

±   Sunrise


  • Talk to your friends and 4-H club about your photography project.
  • Interview a professional photographer.
  • Practice how to present your photos properly, mounting, framing etc.
  • Create a demonstration for County Activities Day (topic ideas: camera equipment, lighting, composition etc.)

Civic Engagement

  • Photograph your 4-H club members and activities and make an album to share.
  • Volunteer to take photos at the Sandwich Fair, County Activities Day, or community event.
  • Use your photography skills to explore Carroll County and tell a story about your town.


  • Show your club how to take and edit photos.
  • Organize a photo contest or display for your local library or another 4-H club.
  • Teach a photography SPIN to younger 4-H members.

New Hampshire 4-H Event Opportunities

  • Submit your photos into the Coös County Activities Day Photography Contest.
  • Exhibit your photos in the Lancaster Fair and receive premiums.
  • Create a display/exhibit at the state Maker Expo Event.
  • Attend Teen Conference and participate in a photography workshop.
  • Attend the National 4-H Photography Summit

Career Opportunities

Studio/Portrait Photographer: Take pictures of people in groups or individuals.

Wildlife Photographer: Take photos of wild animals in their natural surroundings.

Aerial or Drone Photographers: Take photos from an aircraft, capture vast landscapes, mountain tops and commercial real estate.

Wedding Photographers: Take photos before, during and after wedding ceremonies. Edit, develop, and create wedding album.

Marketing Photographers: Take images for advertising purposes.

4-H Wildside
  • Active
Online Status
  • Online Only