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Wayne County 4-H News

Highlights from the 2019 Cloverbud Day Camp

Cloverbud Day Camp was held June 11 - 14 at Mays Chapel near Lavalette. Youth engaged in lots of hands-on educational activities around healthy living, citizenship, and science. Camp also featured a variety of speakers. Here are a few highlights.

Reptile Assembly at 2019 Day Camp

Highlights from the 2019 Younger Camp

The 2019 4-H Younger Camp was held Jun 18 - 21 at Cabwaylingo State Forest. Youth engaged in lots of hands-on learning that involved STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) activities, arts and crafts, hiking and agricultural science in the morning and all kinds of fun activities each afternoon. Below are just a few highlights from a great week at Cabwaylingo!

Tribal Leadership at 2019 Younger Camp

Results from National 4-H Shooting Sports Competition

The WV 4-H Air Rifle Team wrapped up competition last Thursday June 27, 2019 in Grand Island, NE. The team finished 5th out of 19 teams nationally. Andrew Kelley and Chase Smith of Wayne County, placed 11th and 12th respectively, after three days of competition, out of 79 air rifle competitors. Please help us congratulation them and their coaches on a job well done!

WV 4-H Air Rifle Team with Coaches

2019 Older Camp Award Winners

The 2019 Wayne County 4-H Older Camp concluded on Friday, June 28, at Cabwaylino State Forest. The photo below features Spirit and H award winners (l-r): James Cox, Hands H; Blake Cox, Health H; Abby Kincaid, Spirit of Camp; JoJo Vanhoose, Heart H; and Cameron Cade, Head H.

2019 Spiritt & H Award Winners Wayne County Older Camp

2019 Energy Express Program Underway

The Energy Express program in Wayne County kicked off on Friday, June 7. We are proud to have so many talented Site Supervisors, Community Coordinators and Mentors willing to work with elementary aged youth this summer to help them improve their reading and provide them two nutritious meals every day! Call the Wayne County office to learn more 304-272-6839.

2019 Energy Express Staff in Wayne County

Important Details for 4-H Camp

The start of the 4-H Camp season is days away. Confirmations were emailed to all parents and guardians. Below is a summary of important details for each camp. 

2019 Wayne County Kids Day

Wayne County Kids Day was held May 15 at Wayne High School. Over 300 youth learned about 4-H and Energy Express programs. To learn more about opportunities with 4-H and Energy Express, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

2019 Wayne County Kids Day Promotion of 4H and Energy Express

2019 4-H Teen Camp Counselors

4-H Teen Camp Counselor participated in a training on Saturday, May 18, at the Wayne County  Extension Office. We are thankful for a strong group of dedicated teens for camp next month! The teens include (l-r): Danielle Adkins, James Cox, Grayson Smith, Kayla Smith, Breanna Crockett, Brenna Barnett, and Simon Ballengee (missing Benji Chute, Conner Hall and Cameron Cade). 

2019 Wayne County 4-H Teen Camp Counselors

Reality Store Held at Middle Schools

Two Reality Store programs were held in May at Fort Gay and Vinson Middle school with middle school students. Reality Store is a financial simulation that allows students to get a sense of the "real world" upon leaving school. Many thanks to all the volunteers and teachers for their support of this program.

Volunteer Helping at Reality Store Program