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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.


Program Contact: 4-H Program Coordinator
(360) 867-2157 •

Virtual Resources and Activities


Educational Display Contest

Educational Display Rules

Virtual Photography Contest and Virtual Pet Costume Contest

Congratulations to all members who participated in the Thurston County 4-H Virtual Photography Contest and Virtual Pet Costume Contest.  To view the photos and placings, go to:  Virtual Contest Results

Great Websites & Apps to use for virtual club meeting activities

Ways to stay connected

4-H Skill Builders

4-H Facebook Live Streams

  • Texas 4-H Virtual Experience: @texas4h
  • LSU Ag Center Virtual Daily Recess & Clover Challenges: @LSUAgCenter
  • Virtual 4-H Art Camp for Teens (Mondays starting 3/23): Register at

A Few More Fun Ideas

Comprehensive list of resources and activities:

Inspire Kids To Do Activity Guide:

Take a “Code Break”.  Join Code Break each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. for weekly challenges that engage students of all abilities, even those without computers.

Enter the 2020 Washington State Fair Patch Design Contest

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
  • Share a Virtual Thank You Video (see instructions below)

How to Share a Virtual Thank You Video

Members and/or families are encouraged to send thank you videos to our local and state level essential workers in health care, emergency services, grocery stores, and beyond.  If you’d like to be part of our State 4-H Gratitude Movement, simply record a short 30-60 second video, and email your video directly to Emily Adams of the WSU 4-H Foundation at  Indicate the intended audience of your video and which county you are from in your email.

Enroll online

Award Nominations

Scholarships for Education

Public Presentations, Demonstrations and Record Books

Thurston County Fair Animal Projects

Thurston County Fair Still Life Projects

4-H Animal Certificates

Washington State 4-H Fair

  • 2020 WA 4-H Exhibitor Guide (Information not yet available)
  • 2020 Exhibitor Letters and Information (Information not yet available)

Donate to Thurston County 4-H

Check out these new videos-
Equine Biosecurity Video
Swine Show Box Video

Resources for  4-H Leaders

Looking for more information?

Here are some sites you may find helpful.

National 4-H
Thurston County Fair