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4-H Events and Opportunities

Program Contact: Shannon Rowley, Extension Coordinator
(509) 684-2588 •
Camp Princess Pine Work Day – May 26
Leaders’ Council has scheduled May 26 for a work day at Camp Princess Pine to get the camp ready for summer use. This is a great community service project for your club, especially if your club is using the camp this summer. Please bring rakes, shovels, tools, cleaning supplies, etc. as we prep the camp for the upcoming camping season. The day begins at 9 am and you can stay as long as you are able.

4-H Fishing Derby – June 9
Get your fishing poles ready for a morning of fishing and natural resource fun at the annual Fishing Derby set for Saturday, June 9  from 9 am – 1 pm at 4-H Camp Princess Pine on Lake Thomas. The Fishing Derby is open to all youth ages 15 and younger. The day includes a casting contest and other natural resource activities. Of course there will be lots of fishing.
Prizes and snacks will be provided. The Lake Roosevelt Walleye Club will host a casting contest with prizes. .  Adults are encouraged to attend and help their children. The fishing derby is free to attend and will be held rain or shine, so plan on joining the fun. Make sure you bring your life jacket. Event is hosted WSU Stevens County Extension and the U.S. Forest Service (Colville National Forest). Donations supporting this event were received from Hewescraft and Walmart. For more information or to sign up contact WSU Stevens County Extension at 684.2588.

4-H County Activity Day – June 21Stevens County 4-H is hosting 4-H County Activity Day on June 21  from 9 am – 12 pm at the NE WA Fairgrounds. The day will include 4-H judging contests and other fun activities. Watch for details.

4-H Dog Fun Show – June 23
Panorama 4-Paws 4-H club is hosting a Dog Fun Show on Saturday, June 23 at the NE WA Fairgrounds in Colville. Show starts at 9 am and includes obedience, agility, and showmanship classes. Bring your lunch and a lawn chair. Drinks will be provided. Registration is due June 18.

Summer Horse Show Series – June 23, July 14, and August 4
Stevens County 4-H Horse Leaders have three shows planned for the summer. The first show Jumpin’ Into June is set for June 23. Show two Jammin’ July will be July 14. Both shows are open to youth and adults. 4-H membership is not required. The final show Fun in the Sun is August 4 and will be a state qualifier for 4-H members, but open participants are still welcome. All shows will be held at the NE WA Fairgrounds. Pre-registration is required. Click the links for registration forms and registration dates.

Washington State 4-H Teen Summit – June 29 – July 1
Teens going into grades 7-10 this fall are invited to this great leadership opportunity June 29 – July 1 at the Lazy F Camp in Ellensburg, WA. Activities include fun and educational workshops, field games, youth-adult partnership training, and summer camp fun!!! Cost is $125 and registration can be done at

4-H Dog Judging Contest
It’s time to test your dog knowledge at the Stevens County 4-H Dog Judging Contest on Saturday, July 21 from 10 am to 1 pm at the NE WA Fairgrounds in Colville. The day includes a 25 Breed ID (AKC dogs accepted in the last 17 years), 25 Dog Parts ID, 2 Tack Subjects, judging four dogs in an obedience class, and oral reasons. All ages are invited to attend. Blue ribbon winners in intermediate and senior class will qualify to attend the State 4-H Fair Dog Judging Contest. Registration is due by July 18. Do not bring your dog.

4-H Dog Qualifying Show
Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 28 and plan to attend the 4-H Dog Qualifying Show. The show starts at 9 am at the NE WA Fairgrounds in Colville. Showmanship, obedience, and agility classes are being offered. Register by July 25. This is a state qualifying event for juniors, intermediates, and seniors – so if you are hoping to attend State Fair with your dog plan on coming to this show.