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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.

Virtual 4-H Programs and Resources

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

Upcoming Virtual 4-H Workshops

Friday, January 15th, 6:00-7:00pm: Dive into Greek Mythology

Want to learn more about the Greek gods and goddesses? Join us to explore ancient myths and create Olympian trading cards. Please register here:
https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEucOuoqTwrEt2LVXpeKLdg64lZP-WqlfZr

Saturday, January 16th, 1:00-2:00 pm: Rabbit Selection and Breeding

This statewide virtual 4-H workshop is open to youth ages 5 to 18. Parents must attend with youth age 9 and younger. Please register here:
https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsf–oqjIuGtC0isqFtiqwedGicuWLtwII

Saturday, January 23rd, 1:00-2:00 pm: Identifying Feather Types and Function

Bring your favorite bird to this interactive 4-H zoom meeting, and learn to identify feathers and what they do. You will have time to ask questions and share with other 4-H members about your poultry project.
This meeting is available to all San Juan County 4-H Poultry Project members. Please remember that you will need to be logged into your own zoom account before trying to access this one.


Thursday, January 28th, 4:00-5:00pm: Make your own Salad Dressings

We will start off by making a simple salad dressing and then experiment with different herbs and seasonings. Making your own dressings saves money, cuts down on waste, and tastes great! Youth under 8 should have a teen or adult helper. Ingredients and registration here:
https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rf-2ppz4iGtTn5FYOlj4kFuPjOOXYsrWz

You can find more upcoming events on our Washington State 4-H Events page here.

Virtual 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