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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

4-H News, Events, and Program Registrations

Program Contact: Melanie Greer, 4-H Program Coordinator
(360) 417-2398/360-912-2062 • melanie.greer@wsu.edu

Livestock Survey

flyer with picture of cow advertising livestock survey

We want to hear from livestock owners and those who would like to own livestock about the possibility of WSU hiring a livestock educator in Clallam County to work with the Small Farms Program and 4-H.

How would a WSU livestock educator benefit you or your business?

Please answer here https://tinyurl.com/LivestockEducator

 

August Horse show

Rules and Entry Information

Virtual Beef and Dairy Cattle Show

Clallam County has been invited to participate in a virtual show for 4-H’ers enrolled in a beef or dairy cattle project. This show is being run by WA State 4-H Fair Dairy Cattle Superintendent: Julie Mowbray and is a preview of what the State 4-H Fair may look like if it is virtual.

What: Enter a video AND participate in a knowledge event

When: Video entries due by June 25th, the mandatory knowledge portion will be held on June 30th –  Juniors will start at 5pm, Intermediates will start at 6:15pm, and Seniors will start at 7:15pm.

For more information:

Show information

Entry Form

How to video your 4-H Beef or Dairy slideshow

 

 

Update on Resuming In-Person Activities

 

Any in-person 4-H activity or event must receive approval from WSU ahead of time. Approvals can take up to 10 business days.

Please read this update from the Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap County directors. 4-H Letter 3/19/2021

Attachments mentioned in the letter:

WSU Extension Proposal for In-Person Activities

Approved Spokane County Plan for Reference

Child Care, Youth Development, and Day Camps During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Agricultural Events Covid-19 Requirement

picture link to resuming in-person 4-h video

Attestations

Here is the link for attestation forms for in-person participants and volunteers to complete and send in to the extension office.

Signage

Required Posters

Stop the Spread of Germs

Handwashing

What Does 6 Feet Look Like?   

Suggested Posters & Handouts

How to Safely Wear & Take Off a Mask

How to Choose the Right Mask

(Handout) Symptoms of COVID-19

(Handout) How to Protect Yourself & Others

Clallam County 4-H Teen Council

image of a teen council in actionAre you a teen in Clallam County 4-H who wants to get together with your peers to discuss 4-H and what you want to see Clallam County 4-H look like in the future? If so join the Teen Council by emailing Melanie!

 

Explore and Experience 4-H Zoom Activities

We have several free virtual activities coming up. Activities are open to ages 5-18 whether you are in 4-H or not. Parents must attend with youth who are under the age of 9. Each event has its own registration. You can find these events on the current month’s newsletter or on the Explore 4-H with WSU Extension Facebook page.

Welcome to the 2020-2021

4-H Year!

We are excited to get a fresh start and are celebrating with a 4-H Kick-Off Kit to all those who enroll or re-enroll by November 15th!

Each kit will include a 4-H Notebook, mood pencil, sharpie, and a 4-H logo mask! Enrollment began October 1st, so we’re ready to roll! If you need help with enrollment, please reach out to your club leader or county coordinator! Distribution of kits to all qualifying youth may vary county-by-county. We will be working with your club leaders to decide the best strategy!

Enroll today! Go to our NEW online enrollment site: https://v2.4honline.com

 

Visit 4-H Online to submit enrollment for 4-H Clubs.  Online enrollment is now open.  Visit our Join 4-H page for more details on joining a 4-H club.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Melanie Greer at 223 E 4th St, Ste 15, Port Angeles, WA at least two weeks prior to the event. 

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