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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.

Upcoming 4-H Workshops and Events

Program Contact: Wendy Waxman Kern, 4-H Program Coordinator
360-317-3303 • wendy.waxman@wsu.edu

Upcoming 4-H Workshops

Saturday, May 1st, 10:00-11:00 am
San Juan County 4-H Raising Baby Chicks: Sharing Best Practices Discussion

Meet up with other San Juan County 4-H Poultry project members, introduce new chicks, share experiences about raising chicks, and how to introduce them to older chickens. All varieties of poultry welcome!
Pre-register here to receive the Zoom link:
https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEld-qprDsqGt08ieEjOJJpgxH515QiCBpC

Saturday, May 15th, 1:00-2:30 pm
Introduction to Judging Contests for Rabbit & Cavy 4-H Members

You get to be the judge! An introduction to judging contests and how to mark your scorecard. Judge a few practice classes from photographs of rabbits and cavies. Note to parents: This workshop may be challenging for younger 4-H members as understanding number patterns is part of participating in a Judging Contest. Youth age 9 and younger should have an adult helper present during the workshop.

Pre-register here to receive the Zoom link: https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtd-irrD0vHNP_CC-ojyESIwcoHoRMXIPS

Upcoming Volunteer Education: Resuming In-Person 4-H Activities

Every Wednesday and Friday, 6:00 pm.

Starting March 22, 2021, WSU Extension Snohomish County will hold an orientation to Resuming In-Person 4-H on Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.m., using this link.  This orientation is required for all adult volunteers attending or conducting in-person 4-H activities.

Here’s How to Join Us:
Meeting ID: 941 3867 9686
Password: 440717
Phone Call (long distance)
+1 253 215 8782

 

More information regarding in-person 4-H activities can be found here: https://extension.wsu.edu/4h/4-h-in-person-resources/

You can find more upcoming events on our Washington State 4-H Events page here and on our Explore 4-H with WSU Extension Facebook page here.

Resources for your Meetings

Taking Your Club Online

Great Websites & Apps to use for virtual club meeting activities

4-H Skill Builders

A Few More Fun Ideas

Inspire Kids To Do Activity Guide: https://4-h.org/about/inspire-kids-to-do/

Possible 4-H Activities at a Distance:

  • Practice Public Presentations & Demonstrations
  • Independent Community Service Projects
  • Letter Writing (to nursing homes, doctors, grocery store…)
  • Exhibit Hall Arts & Crafts
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Practice Judging/ Oral & Written Reasons
  • Hold a Book Club