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Wayne County 4-H News

March Challenge for Wayne County 4-H Health Officers

During the month of March, 4-H Health Officers are helping their clubs learn how to bust through barriers. 4-H Health Officers are challenged to make achievable goals for healthy lifestyles. To learn more, contact our office at 304-272-6839.

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4-H Camps Remain on Schedule for Summer of 2018

Summer Isn't Summer without 4-H Camp on background of grass photo

With the Wayne County school calendar released on March 16, we want to inform the public that 4-H Camps this summer are going ahead as scheduled. Attendance waivers will be offered for students who want to attend 4-H Camp. Registration will be released in early April. For more information, visit 4-H Camp (scroll to the bottom), call our office at 304-272-6839 or email Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent.

Wayne County Collegiate 4-H'ers Encouraged to Participate in First Ever Conference

The WVU Collegiate 4-H Club will be hosting the first WV State Collegiate 4-H Conference this spring. WV college age 4-Her’s will be given the chance to come together for a weekend of service, socialization, and fun. Campers can look forward to seeing friends and familiar faces and meeting new people from across the state. The conference will feature a guest speaker, workshops, and a community service activity. It will be held at Camp Pioneer the weekend of April 20-22. The cost to attend is $55.00. Register online soon to reserve your spot! Note: one does not need to be attending a college or university to attend this conference.

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Found Items Sought for Energy Express Sites

Our county will host five Energy Express sites this summer and are in need of craft items to help with the program. Our office will accept these items anytime Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call our office at 304-272-6839 or email Julie Tritz.

Here are some examples of items that we are looking for, but we take just about anything:

Wayne County Youth Encouraged to Participate in 4-H Project Day

During Wayne County's Spring Break, our office will have a 4-H Project Day where youth can learn about sewing basics through fun and hands-on learning. All youth are welcome to attend. Here are the details:

Date: April 5, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 p.m.
Who can participate: Youth ages 9 and up
Location: Wayne County Extension Office
Cost: $15 (see online link below for payment options)

Energy Express Sites Accepting Child Applications

Applications for the Energy Express sites fill quickly, and selection is based on a variety of criteria. Registration deadline is June 22, 2018. Child applications are also available at each school or at our office in Wayne (27572 East Lynn Road, Wayne, WV 25570).;

Register for 2018 State 4-H Camp

Registration has opened for 4-H members from Wayne County to attend Older Members Conference (OMC), Alpha I and Alpha II this summer. Dates, locations and online registration links are below.

State 4-H Camps; large group of 4-H campers gather for council circle around fire pit

Stockmen's Team Visit Local Butcher

The Wayne County 4-Hers preparing for the Stockmen's Contest next month visited the Central City Meat Market on March 14, 2018 to learn about wholesale and retail cuts of meat! These 4-H members include (l-r) Josie Parsley, Addy Smith, and Duke Parsley.

Central City Meat Market; children and adults with cuts of meat in front of them