What’s Happening in Thurston County 4-H?

Program Contact: Dianna Ullery, 4-H Program Coordinator
(360) 867-2157 • dianna.ullery@wsu.edu

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Newsletter communications for 4-H Leaders, Members, families and interested community members.


Thurston County Leaders Link – click here
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4-H Options Go Beyond the Barnyard

When we think of 4-H, working with livestock is what usually comes to mind. But 4-H (which stands for Head, Heart, Hands and Health) is about so much more. While the program was started to teach youth about agriculture and bring technology to farms, it has grown into the largest youth development organization in the United States with the mission to “help young people and their families gain the skills needed to be proactive forces in their communities and develop ideas for a more innovative economy.” Read more…

A Day in the Life of a 4-H’er at the Thurston County Fair


The Thurston County Fair is bustling with visitors – families eager to spend a pleasant, stress-free day looking at animals, playing carnival games and enjoying the food. Oh, the food! But amidst that crowd is a group of kids and parents who are bustling for an entirely different reason. For 4-H’ers and their parents, fair week (and the week leading up to it) is without a doubt the busiest time of their year and most likely not stress-free. Read more…

Sat 21

Washington 4-H Forum, Great Wolf Lodge

October 20 - October 22
Fri 27

WSU Master Gardener 2018 Training Pre-Orientation

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 27

The Curse Of Island Lake NW & SW Teen Rally

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - October 29 @ 12:00 pm
Nov 01

4-H Club Management Workshop

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nov 07

WSU Master Gardener 2018 Training Pre-Orientation

November 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Nov 08

4-H Volunteer Orientation

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nov 10
Nov 13

4-H Leaders Council Meeting

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nov 14

WSU Master Gardener 2018 Training Pre-Orientation

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 23

WSU Extension Office *CLOSED*

November 23 - November 24