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4-H Events and Opportunities

Program Contact: Shannon Rowley, Extension Coordinator
(509) 684-2588 • sgordon@wsu.edu

4-H Open House

Our second annual 4-H Open House is set for September 22 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Ag Trade Center on the NE WA Fairgrounds. This will be a chance for the public to learn about 4-H and to get involved as either a member or a leader. All clubs are asked to host a booth about their club and/or projects. Please email Shannon at sgordon@wsu.edu to reserve your space.

4-H Window Display Contest

Here is your chance to show the community what 4-H means to you. Stevens County 4-H Leaders’ Council is sponsoring a Window Display Contest. Each club is encouraged to design and place a window display at at public location in our county. This is a fun opportunity to teach others what 4-H is all about and the awesome things you are doing in your clubs. Displays must be up in a local business window during National 4-H Week, October 7-13. Displays will be judged and the winning club will be awarded $50 at the 4-H Awards Banquet. See Window Display Contest flyer for details on the contest. Window Display Contest Entry Form due by September 28.

Camp Princes Pine Clean Up Day

Stevens County 4-H Leaders’ Council is hosting a a clean up day at Camp Princess Pine on Saturday, September 29 at 9 am. We will be putting things away and getting the camp ready for winter.

Teen Rally!

Teen Rallies are a weekend get-away for 4-H members grades 7-12. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend educational workshops, build leadership skills, and expand relationships with your peers! Mark your calendar for the weekend of November 2-4 and plan to attend Teen Rally at the WSU Spokane Campus. Cost is $99 for early bird registration by September 28. It will be $115 after that. More details to follow. Keep an eye on https://extension.wsu.edu/4h/youth/camps/ for updates.

Head, Heart, Hands and Health Awards

This award can be for a leader that goes above and beyond (heart), a member with a great community service project (hands), or a community member that helped the 4-H program. Anything and anyone is eligible – you just need to nominate them and explain how it relates to head, heart, hands, or health. Nominations are due by September 30. There is not a form just email the information to Shannon at sgordon@wsu.edu.

4-H State Forum

The annual 4-H State Forum is set for October 19-21 in Spokane. This is as close as it gets to us – so take this opportunity to attend. Forum is a great chance for leaders to build friendships, skills, and knowledge with leaders across the state.  Check out the workshops! There is something for everyone. Best prices are available if you register by October 1. Price varies depending on what you participate in. Registration

4-H Record Books

Turn your completed record book into the Extension office by October 5 to be judged at the county level. The top scoring record book receives a cash prize at the 4-H Awards Banquet.

Fall Fuzzy Fun Horse Show

Update: This show location and date has been changed!!! Summit Spirits 4-H will host the Fall Fuzzy October 7 at Burlington Ranch in Chewelah. In addition to English and Western classes there are also in hand classes and many fun game classes.  Fall Fuzzy Show registration is due October 1. Cost is $5 per class or $50 for the day. There is a $10 haul in fee per exhibitor.

County Medal Applications

County Medal Application
4-H County Medal Applications are due to the Extension office by October 15. County medals are awarded in project areas and are based on participation, achievement, and learning in your 4-H project. Filling out a separate application for each project makes it easier for the judge to see what you’ve done in your project. Any 4-H member can apply for a county medal and be recognized for their project work. County project medals are awarded at the 4-H Awards Banquet. Medals for events like judging contests, fashion revue, and public presentations do not to be applied for—they are selected based on scores earned at contests.