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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: Emily Killeen, 4-H Program Coordinator
(360) 867-2157 •

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YA-4H! Teens as Teachers Leadership Opportunity

The YA4-H! Teens as Teachers is a leadership program that empowers senior age 4-H Members to make a difference in Thurston County by facilitating lessons about health, nutrition, and active living.  To learn more about the program and how you can become a Teen Teacher click on Teens as Teachers Info.

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


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




Virtual Resources and Activities

Ways to stay connected

4-H Skill Builders

A Few More Fun Ideas

Comprehensive list of resources and activities:

4-H at Home.  Explore fun, educational activities and learning experiences for kids and teens to do at home:

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.

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