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Spokane County 4-H Youth Development

Just Around the Corner:

July 28 4-H Adulting 101- Emergency First-Aid Class- 6:00pm-8:30pm- Info – Sign-Up Here!
July 30 4-H Horse Judging Contest at the Spokane County Fair Grounds 11am*
July 31 Stevens County 4-H State Qualifying Dog Show 8:30am- Registration**

* To qualify for WA State Fair.

**Pre-registration due by July 24th.

Calendar of Events


4-H Feature: 

Adulting 101, In-Person- Info

Learn new skills, make new friends, and have some fun while you’re at it! Free for all 4-H youth aged 12+. Only 15 youth per class; first come first serve. More details for each class will be posted closer to the event date. Sign-Up Here!

Wednesday, July 28th Emergency First Aid 4-H Office 6pm
Tuesday, August 3rd Outdoor Survival Busy Bee Ranch Spokane, WA. 9am

4-H Happy Trails Horse Camp-
 Registration

Join us for an awesome horse camp at a real bison/cattle ranch- Four Mound Bison Ranch! You are guaranteed to make a new friend and gain lots of confidence in the saddle while riding daily! Come and enjoy 4 star meals and meet our awesome and knowledgable clinicians! When: August 11th-15th.

Pre-camper meeting August 5th at 5:30pm!

Military Youth Camp Rendezvous- Info – Registration

Who: Military Youth ages 13-17 From Wounded Warrior or Gold Star Families
When: August 16-20, 2021
Where: Sound View Camp Longbranch, Washington

 


Connect with your Club Virtually:

Virtual Showcase Toolkit
Activities & Ideas for Learning at Home!
Connecting Virtually with Your 4-H Club 


About 4-H

4-H is the youth development program of Washington State University Extension, and is managed jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington’s land grant university (WSU) and Pierce County government. 4-H is everywhere – in cities, suburbs, small towns, and rural communities. 4-H is the largest youth development organization in the nation. The United States has more than five million members and 600,000 leaders. Around the world, 4-H-type clubs exist in at least 82 countries. 4-H serves a broad clientele, with expanded program focus using a variety of delivery methods that incorporate its theme of learn by doing.

Vision

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

Mission

4-H Youth Development education creates a supportive environment for all youth and families to reach their fullest potentials. This will be accomplished through a systematic approach of foundation and mission-driven science to meet the 4-H goals to:

  • Provide formal and non-formal experiential learning
  • Develop skills that benefit youth throughout life
  • Foster leadership and volunteerism in youth and adults
  • Build internal and external partnerships for programming and funding
  • Strengthen families and communities
  • Employ research-based knowledge and the land grant university system
  • Embrace and expand the traditions of the 4-H Youth Development program

Who can be in 4-H ?

  • All youth in grades K-12
  • How old do you have to be to join 4-H? See eligibility rules here.
  • Adults who are willing to share their time, talents, and treasures with youth in the community in partnership with youth, other volunteers, and 4-H staff.

Program Opportunities

Cats * Cavies * Clothing & Textiles * Dogs * Equine * Environment-Science-Engineering-Technology * Expressive Arts * Foods & Nutrition * Large Animals * Leadership & Citizenship * Mechanical Sciences * Military Kids Clubs * Pocket Pets * Poultry * Rabbits * Robotics * Shooting Sports * Sports Fishing

Check out our full list of projects here!

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