Last evening December 17, 2019, the Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club sang Christmas carols at the Wayne Nursing Home to spread some holiday cheer this season! To learn more about this and other 4-H Clubs in the county, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Wayne County 4-H News
4-H Club Helps Veterans
Our Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club of Prichard collected supplies for veterans
for their December 4-H Club meeting, as part of their community service program.
To learn more about this or other
4-H Clubs in Wayne County, please contact our office at
Teens Meet to Gain Leadership Skills
Using the Learning to Lead 4-H Project, interested teens spent part of their Thanksgiving break at the Extension Office to gain leadership skills in a fun and hands-on way. Teens did a leadership assessment and learned about decision-making, teamwork and communication skills. The teens include (l-r): Ayden Copley, Simon Ballengee, Rebekah Napier, Riley Copley, McKenzie Cassells, Benji Chute and Kyle Wrobleski. To learn more about leadership opportunities for teens through 4-H, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
4-H'er Attends National 4-H Congress
Chase Smith (far left, bottom row) of the Whites Creek Critters 4-H Club of Prichard was one of several delegates from the WV 4-H Program to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia in late November. National 4-H Congress is a premier national civic engagement opportunity for 4-H youth. To learn more about the many opportunities in 4-H, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Results from the 2019 Beef Bowl Quiz
On December 7, the Wayne County 4-H Beef Quiz Bowl teams competed at the state contest at Stonewall Resort. The junior teams finished 9th and 17th with the senior team finishing a county best of 4th. The senior team was made up of three juniors and a senior. Congratulations to our 4-H members on a job well done! To learn more about 4-H livestock opportunities, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Highlights from Annual 4-H Achievement Night
Congratulations to all our 4-H members, volunteers and community partners on an
amazing year! The annual 4-H Achievement Night was held December 7 at 6 p.m.
at the Wayne Methodist Church. Youth were recognized for their county, state
and national achievements this past year. 4-H volunteers were recognized for
their years of service, induction into the WV 4-H All Stars and outstanding service
to the 4-H program. Community partners who help 4-H do the work they do, were
also recognized. They include:
Vicki Tabor Insurance Agency
Wayne County CEOS Program
Wayne County Commission
Fall Computer Science First Clubs Wrap Up
National Computer Science Week was December 9-15. This week, our office wrapped up the 8-week Computer Science (CS) First program at Prichard Elementary and at Fort Gay PreK-8. This fall we also conducted this program with students at Lavalette Elementary. The CS First Program teaches basic computer science skills such as coding and programming in a fun and interactive way. The photo features the 5th grade class at Prichard Elementary. After the new year, our office will offer this program at schools in Crum, Buffalo and Genoa.To learn more about this program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Horse & Livestock 4-H Club Learns about Dog Safety
The Horse & Livestock 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on December 9. Club members did fun activities to learn about dog safety. This club is always looking for new members. To learn more or how to join, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.
Youth Make Drones at Monthly Club Meeting
The Fort Gay Vikings 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on December 12 at the Fort Gay PreK-8 school cafeteria. Over 15 youth were in attendance. Youth learned about drones and made a propcopter (featured in the picture) as well as they very own drone made out of a Styrofoam plate. Youth also did a Breakout.EDU game, trying to answer riddles to unlock boxes which teaches teamwork, critical thinking and communication skills. To learn more about this 4-H Club, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.