4-H Youth Programs

Program Contact: Kim Belanger, 4-H Coordinator
(509) 243-2009 • kim.belanger@wsu.edu

Asotin County Extension has a variety of activities for children from kindergarten through high school!

4-H offers a wide variety of projects and activities, including workshops, conferences, camps, community service projects, and leadership development opportunities for both youth and adults at the local, district, state, national, and international levels. There are eight major project areas:

  • Animal Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Plant Sciences
  • Social Sciences

To learn more about 4-H, and the steps to enroll, choose the “4-H Youth Development” link on the left

Current Asotin County 4-H Members Information and Documents

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Talk about fun!

The Extension Youth Activity Camp (EYAC) is held in the afternoons each year the last week in July. A free lunch is provided for the campers prior to the camp. Over 45 youth from grades 2nd through 6th attended the event each year.

The camp was started ten years ago to teach kids various life skills in a fun way. More Information

 

Asotin County Youth Commissioners

The Asotin County Youth Commissioners are youth 7th through 12th grades.

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Their objectives are:

To identify issues and concerns important to Asotin County Youth through outreach and engagement with other youth; and to make recommendations to county officials regarding these issues.IMG_9241

To inform the community about the concerns and needs of youth through the support of youth activities.

To improve adult/youth partnerships by creating & maintaining positive, exemplary, & honorable relations with county residents.

To provide leadership training & offer youth opportunities to develop their own personal leadership skills.

In the spring of each year the commissioners host Youth Awards Night. This special night honors youth, youth organizations and adults that have made a difference in our community.  For more information contact Mark Heitstuman at 509-243-2009 or heitstuman@wsu.edu or visit their web site at http://www.co.asotin.wa.us/youth-commission/