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Wayne County 4-H News

Highlights from 4-H International Travel Club

Three 4-H members (Danielle, Alivia, and Jenna Adkins) made two Greek dishes (Greek butter cookies and Puff Pastry Spanakopita) as part of the International Travel 4-H Club's May online meeting. This club will "travel" to Russia for its next online meeting to be held on July 21 at 4 p.m. Club members will be asked to find and make a tasty Russian dish to make and for show and tell, along with three interesting facts about this great country. For information on how to join, please contact Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent at 304-272-6839.

Youth Making Puff Pastry Spanakopita - a Greek dish

Results from the 4-H Food Challenge

The Wayne County 4-H Food Challenge was held April 10 - 17. Ten 4-H members participated in this challenge. Participating members were asked to make a recipe of recipe from the WVU Extension Service recipe bank, snap a picture of it and send it to Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent. Entries were randomly drawn for a $15 gift card.

A random drawing was conducted of all the entries. Elijah Parsley of the Whites Creek Critters was selected for the $15 Shop 4-H Gift Card. Congratulations to Elijah and to all our 4-H members on their entries!

Register for Wayne County 4-H Camp

With in-person 4-H Camps canceled, we are providing a "4-H Camp @ Home" experience that will feature online activities as well as "working at your own pace" activities. Youth that enroll in camp will receive a kit with all the activities for the week of camp. We strongly recommend that parents check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about our camp program this year and some of the exciting activities and plans we have in store as well as important logistics on how camp will work next month!

Frequently Asked Questions for 2020 Wayne County Virtual 4-H Camps

How is camp going to work this summer?  

Wayne County 4-H Camp will include a variety of online experiences as well as “work at your own pace” activities. Enrolled youth will receive a kit with the following items: a 4-H camp t-shirt, some 4-H swag (stickers, pencils, etc.), crafts, science experiments, and other activities. It will also include a camp program booklet that provides online session details along with instructions for all the “work at your own pace” activities. The weekly schedule will have the following “look and feel”: 

Results from the 2020 County 4-H Round Up

Please help us congratulate our 4-H members who participated in our annual County 4-H Round Up held earlier this month.

Visual Presentations (County First Place winners go onto State)

Enroll Your Child in Virtual Energy Express

Buffalo, Ceredo-Kenova, Fort Gay and Lavalette communities are recruiting children for the Energy Express summer reading program. While it will be a virtual program, it will be super fun with engaging and hands-on reading enrichment activities. It is FREE and runs June 22 – July 31. The program is open to children entering 1st grade through entering 6th grade (and repeat Kindergartners). Register online. Parents will be notified around Friday, May 22 if their child has been selected for the program. If you have questions about the virtual Energy Express program – check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

A Summer of Good Books WVU Extension Service Energy Express