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Wayne County 4-H News

Wayne County 4-H'ers Compete in State Air Rifle Competition

Wayne County 4-H State Air Rifle

Please help us congratulate our Wayne County 4-H members who competed in the State 4-H Air Rifle Competition held in Morgantown on February 18. The competitors include (l-r): Ashlee Bell (#15), Brettina Jeffers (#9), Breanna Crockett (#11), Andrew Kelley (#4), Chase Smith (#3), and Levi Smith (#6). The number behind their name indicates their placing out of 20 competitors. Finally, sincere appreciation to all our coaches for their time and dedication over the past several months.

Wayne County 4-H Day is Set

4-H Public Speaking

Current Wayne County 4-H members are invited to participate in the annual county contest which will be held at the Extension Office on Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 6 p.m. Register for Wayne County 4-H Day by March 22. 4-H members may register for visual presentation, PowerPoint presentation, public speaking, the 4-H Pledge, Cookie Bake-Off, Photography Contest, and Talent Show. The state contest is a virtual format where members must submit a video of themselves giving their presentation. However, there will be a live county contest to qualify for the state competition. If you have questions, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

Wayne County 4-H Volunteers Lead the Way

Wayne County 4-H Volunteers

These are just a few of our amazing 4-H volunteers (back row l-r: Jeff Ferry, Tim Smith, Bruce Crockett; front row l-r: Tammy Barnett, Dawn Streets, Amy Smith, and Phyllis Brumfield) who work tirelessly to serve and provide opportunities for youth in Wayne County. The Wayne County 4-H program is seeking volunteers for summer programs and to support 4-H Clubs. All potential volunteers are required to complete appropriate paperwork and training. For more information, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

2018 4-H Teen Camp Counselors

Applications are now available for teens interested in serving as a  4-H Teen Camp Counselor this summer. Wayne County 4-H has two opportunities: Younger Camp scheduled for June 19 - 22 at Cabwaylingo State Forest and Day Camp scheduled for June 12 - 15 at Mays Chapel in Lavelette. Training and staff meetings required. If you have questions, please call our office at 304-272-6839

2018 4-H Camp Staff Application

Applications are now available for adult camp staff at camps in 2018.

In order to be considered as a Wayne County 4-H Camp Staff Volunteer, you must have a completed 4-H Volunteer Application, 4-H Volunteer Code of Conduct, and all the necessary volunteer vetting items on file in the Wayne County Extension Office. Please complete the Adult Camp Staff Application by March 2, 2018.

4-H Member Inducted into West Virginia 4-H All Stars

WV 4-H All Star

Ashlee Smith (center) was inducted into the West Virginia 4-H All Stars on January 28, 2018 at the Young Adult Conference held at WVU Jackson's Mill in Weston, West Virginia. She stands with her parents, Amy and Tim Smith, who are also West Virginia 4-H All Stars. The West Virginia 4-H All Stars is an honorary organization that recognizes outstanding leadership and service to the 4-H Program. Ashlee has served as President of her local 4-H Club and has been active with the Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors, playing a central role in the creation of the Wayne County 4-H Heritage Quilt Trail. She completed over twenty 4-H projects and participated in numerous county, state and national events. Ashlee also made history by being selected as the first West Virginia 4-H member to serve on the Design Team for National 4-H Congress. The Wayne County 4-H Program has many opportunities for youth of all ages. To learn more, please contact the WVU Extension Service office in Wayne County at 304-272-6839.