4-H Events and Opportunities

Program Contact: Shannon Rowley, Extension Coordinator
(509) 684-2588 • sgordon@wsu.edu

NE WA Fair Benefit Dinner – 4-H Help Requested
Just a reminder the NE WA Fair Benefit Dinner is May 12. Once again 4-H’ers are asked to help by bringing desserts for the dinner. Doors open at 5 pm and dinner begins at 6 pm in the Ag Trade Building on the fairgrounds.  Desserts can be brought then or dropped off earlier in the day.

Camp Princess Pine Work Day – May 26
Leaders’ Council has scheduled May 26 for a work day at Camp Princess Pine to get the camp ready for summer use. This is a great community service project for your club, especially if your club is using the camp this summer. Please bring rakes, shovels, tools, cleaning supplies, etc. as we prep the camp for the upcoming camping season. The day begins at 9 am and you can stay as long as you are able.

4-H Fishing Derby – June 9
Get your fishing poles ready for a morning of fishing and natural resource fun at the annual Fishing Derby set for Saturday, June 9  from 9 am – 1 pm at 4-H Camp Princess Pine on Lake Thomas. The Fishing Derby is open to all youth ages 15 and younger. The day includes a casting contest and other natural resource activities. Of course there will be lots of fishing. Prizes and snacks will be provided.  Adults are encouraged to attend and help their children. The fishing derby is free to attend and will be held rain or shine, so plan on joining the fun. Make sure you bring your life jacket. Event is hosted WSU Stevens County Extension and the U.S. Forest Service (Colville National Forest). For more information or to sign up contact WSU Stevens County Extension at 684.2588.

4-H County Activity Day – June 21
Stevens County 4-H is hosting 4-H County Activity Day on June 21  from 9 am – 12 pm at the NE WA Fairgrounds. The day will include 4-H judging contests and other fun activities. Watch for details.

Summer Horse Show Series – June 23, July 14, and August 4
Stevens County 4-H Horse Leaders have three shows planned for the summer. The first show Jumpin’ Into June is set for June 23. Show two Jammin’ July will be July 14. Both shows are open to youth and adults. 4-H membership is not required. The final show Fun in the Sun is August 4 and will be a state qualifier for 4-H members, but open participants are still welcome. All shows will be held at the NE WA Fairgrounds. Pre-registration is required. Click the links for registration forms and registration dates.

Washington State 4-H Teen Summit – June 29 – July 1
Teens going into grades 7-10 this fall are invited to this great leadership opportunity June 29 – July 1 at the Lazy F Camp in Ellensburg, WA. Activities include fun and educational workshops, field games, youth-adult partnership training, and summer camp fun!!! Cost is $125 and registration can be done at wa.4honline.com.