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Wayne County 4-H News

News from Trout's Hill 4-H Club

The Trout's Hill 4-H Club met Friday February 14 at the Wayne Methodist Church. Club members made a snowman as their craft project, learned about circuits and got to see a few pictures of the Wayne seniors enjoying the Valentine Day cards they made the month prior! The next club meeting will be Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. For more information, please call our office at 304-272-6839.

Trout's Hill 4-H Club Members.

Youth "Travel" to Israel for 4-H Cooking Class

Wayne County 4-H'ers “traveled” to Israel on Monday February 10th and made homemade pita bread, Israeli salad, walnut snowball cookies, hummus and baba ghanoush (an appetizer of mashed eggplant mixed with tahini, oil and seasonings). To learn about this and other 4-H opportunities, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

Israel Cooking Class Makes Israeli Dish

Recruiting 4-H Volunteers

These are just a few of our amazing 4-H volunteers who give their time to help youth in Wayne County. We are recruiting volunteers to serve as club leaders and for 4-H camp this summer. Interested, check out our volunteer vetting requirements and give our office a call at 304-272-6839 to learn more about the benefits of being a positive, caring adult role model to youth in Wayne County.

Wayne County 4-H Volunteers 2020

Congratulations to Shooting Sports Competitors

Please help congratulate these 4-H members who competed in State 4-H Air Rifle Competition on February 15 in Morgantown. In the Junior Division, Ayden Copley placed 1st, Aubrey Dillon placed 4th and Laura Queen placed 6th; combined they placed first as a team. Bekah Napier placed 13 in the state out of 18 competitors in the Senior Division. To learn more about the Wayne County 4-H Shooting Sports program, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

State 4-H Air Rifle Competitors

Youth Make Garland for Local Nursing Home Residents

The Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors met last evening and made garland of popcorn and cranberries that will be hung outside the windows of the residents at the Wayne County Nursing Home as part of their monthly community service projects. To learn more about the Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors, please call our office at 304-272-6839.

Youth stand with the Garland Made for Birds.

Grocery Tour for 4-H Ambassadors

Many thanks to Lisa Bell, our Health Educator who gave a Grocery Tour on January 13 to the Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors. The teens learned about the five food groups, how to read food labels, and learned some great advice on spending less on groceries!

Grocery Tour for Ambassadors.

Crum Students Engage in 4-H Programs

The 4th grade class at Crum PreK-8 embarked on the five-week Sky’s the Limit Curriculum starting January 16, 2020, where they will learn and apply the research design process via a series of building challenges. Third grade students at Crum will complete the West Virginia Know Your State Project, where their projects will be on exhibit at the Wayne County Fair in August.

The 4th grade students below built a 10 inch free standing tower as part of the Sky's the Limit Curriculum.