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Wayne County 4-H News

Hiking with 4-H this April

Let's go hiking with 4-H! If your child likes the outdoors, learning about plants, making new friends then please join us for a Hike with 4-H at Beech Fork State Park Lavalette/Marina side on April 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All youth ages 5 to 21 must create an account in ZSuite to register. Here is the link to ZSuite. Limited to 25 registered youth who will receive a bag for the hike. Parents are invited to participate. This event is FREE! If you have any questions about the event or need help registering, please call the Wayne County office at 304-272-6839.

Hiking with 4-H WVU Extension Service

Highlights from International Travel 4-H Club February Meeting

The International Travel 4-H Club met Thursday February 10 and poured over all the wonderful gifts and letters received from 4-H members in Ghana including a beautiful shirt that they all tried on.

Everyone also sampled snacks from Scandinavia, South Korean BBQ, hummus, an Israeli dessert, French cheese and some Mexican sweets. Members also made a spring wreath for our dear friend and 4-H All Star Cathy Hudson.

Ambassadors Make Sweet Treat for Nursing Home Residents

The Wayne County 4-H Ambassadors made strawberries dipped in chocolate and decorated Valentine cards for residents at the Wayne Nursing facility on Saturday February 12. Lots of plans were made for the months ahead for more meaningful community service projects.

Many thanks to Phyllis Brumfield, Cathy Mathis-Smith, Becky Christian, and Connie Crockett for all their behind the scenes efforts to make this day a success. To learn more about the 4-H Ambassadors, please contact our office at 304-272-6839.

Results from the 2022 State 4-H Air Rifle Competition

Congratulations to our 4-H members who competed in the State 4-H Air Rifle competition on Saturday February 12 at WVU Jackson’s Mill. Wayne County placed first in the state in the senior division with a total score of 1,454. Here are the placings in the senior division:

Congratulations to Courtney Thompson who placed 9th in the junior division with a score of 356. Many thanks to all our coaches for their time and dedication since October 2021.