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Upcoming 4-H Workshops and Events

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

Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 1:00 pm: Model Railroading

Model railroading is actually several hobbies tied together by the objective of creating a miniature railroad. Yes, model railroading can be part of your 4-H activities, such as woodworking, model building, electronics, artwork and photography. Do you have a train set that was set up under your holiday tree? Did you know November is  National Model Railroad Month? Celebrate by Joining train enthusiast Tony Dell to learn about this unique activity that you can start with a minimum amount of skill, resources and knowledge of the subject and continue to learn and enjoy for a lifetime.

Register in advance for this meeting:https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIvfuGurDIjHNbzZq0kBIvfguJanX7tI8js

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 2:00 pm: Cook Outside the Box Series One – Muffins

Open to all youth and families. Grays Harbor 4-H leader and outstanding 4-H Camp Cook Linda will be teaching us how to make a batch of basic muffins that each of us may embellish to our own tastes. Muffins for breakfast, lunch, dinner or gifts, she will take us though the steps for a sweet or savory blue-ribbon project. This is the first of a series of Cooking Outside the Box 4-H zoom meeting we will be hosting direct from the Panhandle Lake Camp kitchen.

Register in advance for this meeting:https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAldu-hqT4qGdUtSfsfku1I67gQEvRvcJX-

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Then you will receive a second email with a list of ingredients and tools required for cooking along. Wash your hands, put on an apron and bake along with Linda.

Animal Tuesday Talks: Continuing on January 18, 2022

A new quarterly series talks for 4-H youth to learn about WSU Animal Sciences.
Register now to get your Zoom link and to get access to the recorded program if you can’t attend the live sessions.
Registration linkhttps://tinyurl.com/szbur4ws
Animal Talk Tuesdays
  • January 18th we have Michael Phelps, WSU Assistant Professor and his work with Aquaculture (the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish).
  • April – Date and speaker confirmation to be announced soon! (Asking a WSU Animal Nutritionist who has worked at Zoos. Has experience with animals from Elephants to Dogs.)
  • July 19th – WSU Animal Sciences – Graduate Student Roundtable Learn about how WSU students chose their area of study and what they love about their work.
This series will feature Staff, Professors and Grad Students from WSU Animal Sciences showing where they work and what they are researching. We will also have questions and answer time so 4-H youth can ask the experts about their animals or what it is like to study Animal Sciences at WSU. Hope you can join us! Stay tuned for future dates.

Meeting Virtually? Here are some additional resources.

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