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4-H Demonstrations

The Bare Mountain Bandits club will hold 4-H Demonstrations on May 18, 2017, at the Stratton Elementary School in Newport WA.  They invite members from all clubs to come join them.

4-H Leader, Lola Rickey, is the contact person.  Please let her know if any of your club’s members will participate.  She will need a head count so they have enough judges there.

Lola’s email address is:


Rockin’ Roosters Poultry Palooza

4-H poultry youth are welcome to join the Rockin’ Roosters 4-H club for their annual Poultry Palooza, youth-only show on April 29th. Details can be found at


2017 Equine Western Games Time Breaks

The time breaks for the Equine Western Games events have been calculated.  The attached file shows the times that will be used for ribbon placings at the 2017 Washington State 4-H Fair.  Also attached are the record times for each event (no record times were established in 2016):   Form 1.67h 2017 Western Games Times poster      Form 1.68h 2016 Western Games Record Times



Are you a 4-H shooting sports senior with a 3.0 GPA and three years of 4-H shooting sports membership? You may want to apply for the Daisy shooting sports scholarship. Find guidelines and application materials here: Materials, resume and essay must be submitted electronically to Toni Gwin ( by April 30th. Each state will choose one applicant to be considered for the scholarship. The scholarship is awarded at the National 4-H shooting sports championships in Grand Island Nebraska. Member do not have to be present to win.


Opportunity to Pilot 4-H Global Citizenship Lessons

Are you looking for a way to connect your 4-H club to cultures around the globe and help your youth develop life skills that will help them be successful in our interconnected and global society? This Spring, WSU 4-H is looking for a few 4-H clubs or groups (adults and/or youth) to pilot our new 4-H Global Citizenship Lesson plans. These short, interactive lesson plans will teach youth and adults about 4-H global connections, hunger, culture, and about Burundi (a small country in Africa that WSU 4-H partners with to help start 4-H school gardens). For example, one of the lessons teaches youth about basket weaving and includes an activity teaching youth how to create their own basket out of newspaper. Each lesson plan is about 15-20 minutes long and can be easily incorporated into a 4-H club or committee meeting.

Would your club be interested in helping our project? If so, please contact us! We are looking for clubs or groups to pilot a few lesson plans and then provide feedback about the lesson plans. The lessons can be taught by an adult volunteer, 4-H staff member or a teen leader—it’s up to you! If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Lauren Hrncirik at or 509-754-2011 ext. 4314 or Mary Katherine Deen or 509-682-6956.


Accepting Applications Now for 2017! –  Apply today for a $3,000 Scholarship!

Is your child heading off to college next year? Looking for a little relief from rising tuition costs? The Washington Counties Scholarship Fund knows that every little bit helps.

The fund is now accepting applications for the 2017/18 academic year. The fund awards up to five $3,000 scholarships to eligible children of county employees and county elected officials.

Recipients must be full-time students in a baccalaureate degree, associate degree, or vocational/technical certification program. Applicants are encouraged to verify that their institution accepts GET credits as scholarships are awarded in this form only.


Do you have questions about the scholarship fund that we haven’t answered? Follow the link:


Next 4-H Leader Council Meeting – April 20, 2017, at the Extension Office

The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.


4-H Archery Training took place March 24-25, 2017 in Newport