The Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club meets monthly and welcomes any youth ages 5 - 21 years. The club teaches youth leadership skills in the form of parliamentary procedures and conducts community service projects annually. Furthermore, it has specific activities designed for Cloverbuds (youth aged 5-8 years). The members include (l-r): Aliva Adkins, Jenna Adkins, Haylee Christian, Kamron Christian, Zacheria Ballengee, Willa Balengee, Brenna Barnett, Jan Balengee, Josie Parsley, Sarah Ferry, Iggy Balengee, Zara Harold, Hunter Vanhoose, Danielle Adkins, Duke Parsley, Malaki Balengee, Erin Ferry, and Simon Balengee. To learn more about this 4-H Club or other community 4-H Clubs in Wayne County, please call the WVU Extension Service Wayne County office at 304-272-6839.
Wayne County 4-H News
The Wayne County Commissioners declared it National 4-H Week in
Wayne County October 7 - 13, 2018. Conner and Benton
Hall, of the Genoa Warriors 4-H Club, participated in this annual event which recognizes the accomplishments of the Wayne County 4-H program over the past year and encouraged members of the public to participate in the program by contacting the WVU Extension Service office in Wayne County at 304-272-6839.
Many thanks to 4-H members, like Sarah Ferry of the Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club (featured above) who spent time at the Tractor Supply store in Lavalette during the fall campaign (October 3 - 14). Several 4-H members donated their time to help solicit dollars - money raised during the campaign directly supports the Wayne County 4-H Program. To learn more, please contact the WVU Extension Service office in Wayne at 304-272-6839.
Congratulations to the Wayne County 2018 4-H Chili Cook-off Winners! First Place
- Jon Christian, Second Place - Keith Harless, People's Choice - Keith Harless.
Thank you to our judges who helped identify our winning cooks and their chili!
The annual 4-H Chili Cook-Off is an opportunity to raise funds to help send 4-H
youth to state 4-H camps and events. To learn more about
Wayne County 4-H, please contact our office at
On October 13, several 4-H Youth participated in the annual Wayne Fall Festival
Parade. These youth include (l-r): Grayson Smith, Donna Thompson, Benton Hall,
Kevin Thompson, Delcie Thompson, Breanna Crockett, Nicholas Christian, and Conner
Hall. These youth come from our Genoa Warriors 4-H Club and our Shooting Sports
4-H Club, which are two of several 4-H Clubs in the county.
The 2018 "Code Your World" 4-H National Youth Science Experiment features coding
and the basic principles of computer science. WVU Extension Service faculty authored
this amazing science experiment.
Interested in showing livestock or horses at the 2019 Wayne County Fair? Attend
an informational workshop on October 29 at 6 p.m. in the
WVU Wayne County Extension Office.
On October 4, Wayne County 4-H members Conner and Benton Hall of the Genoa Warriors 4-H Club, presented gifts of appreciation to the Wayne County Commissioners Bob Pasley, David Pennington, and Kenneth Adkins for their continued support of the Wayne County 4-H and Extension Programs. President of County Commission, Bob Pasley read a proclamation of declaring it National 4-H Week in Wayne County starting October 7 through the 13th. National 4-H Week is a time to recognize the opportunities available through the West Virginia and specifically the Wayne County 4-H program.