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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 Youth Development

(360) 228-7307 • kitsap.county4h@wsu.edu

NOTE ON COVID-19

Dear 4-H Families, Volunteers and Members:

In consultation with WSU Extension and the WA State Dept. of Health, all 4-H programming will be conducted virtually, postponed or cancelled, effective immediately. In addition, all WSU County Offices will be closed to PHYSICAL PUBLIC ACCESS; however, 4-H Faculty and 4-H Staff will continue operations. By taking this action, our 4-H community will do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Your health and safety are very important to us, so we are prepared for this temporary suspension to remain in place through April 27 or until K-12 schools resume. The WSU Extension team will be consulting with WSU administration and public health officials and re-assessing safety guidelines regularly to make decisions that are consistent with updated information.

The 4-H Youth Development Program will be working in different ways virtually online and/or through telephone conferencing. Your county 4-H Faculty and 4-H Staff will be reaching out to you, so please join us, and think creatively during this time!

***Here is a website put together by our King County 4-H educators that lists a variety of exciting learning activities that can be done at home! https://extension.wsu.edu/king/learning-links-4-h-and-more/ If you find another awesome research-based learning site that youd like to share, please share it with us via email or on Facebook.

Stay tuned to the website, Facebook, and e-mails for ongoing information. We will be flexible together and make smart, safe choices. We will get through this, together!

What is 4-H

4-H is America’s largest youth development organization—empowering nearly six million young people around the world, 4-H type clubs now exist in at least 82 countries.

4-H is everywhere–in cities, suburbs, small towns, and rural communities.

Who can join 4-H

4-H is open to every youth, ages 5 to not yet 19, without discrimination!

*4-H “age” is determined by the age of the youth by October 1st of the current 4-H year.

Shooting sports and large animal projects require youth to be at least 8 years of age, as of October 1st, to participate.

THE 4-H MOTTO

“MAKE THE BEST BETTER”

THE 4-H MISSION

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

Vision

Washington State University 4-H Youth Development is developing young people to become productive citizens who are engaged in positive change, meeting the needs of a diverse and changing society.

THE 4-H APPROACH

“LEARN BY DOING”

4-H uses an experiential learning model, which means we “learn by doing” through hands-on experiences, whether it’s learning to build a robot, care for a horse, or do great photography.

4-H Pledge

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Upcoming Events
Jun 03

4-H Council Meeting

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jun 16

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jul 01

4-H Council Meeting

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jul 21

4-H Council Executive Committee Meeting

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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