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Wood County Spring Master Gardener Seminar

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The Wood County Master Gardeners are hosting their annual Spring Seminar and Plant Sale Thursday, April 20 at 6 p.m., in Parkersburg at the Fort Boreman Room of the Judge Black Annex to the Wood County Court House.  This is at 317 Market Street, directly across from the Blennerhassett Hotel. 

State 4-H Camps and Contests 2022

Stay up to date on the latest West Virginia 4-H opportunities by checking out the WVU Extension State 4-H Events. All state events and contests required registration in Check your ZSuite account regularly! 

Join other 4-H members from around the state by participating in a virtual 4-H SPIN Club! Topics include Welcome to 4-H, We Love Our Pets, Career Readiness, Cooking, and Mental Health. Browse all of the 4-H SPIN Clubs at  WV 4-H SPIN Clubs

Energy Express Summer Reading Program

An image of a child reading with text: WVU Extension Service Energy Express - Open to New Worlds.

Do you want a FREE summer reading program your child can do safely at home? What about access to six weeks of ready-made activities and free books? Do you want your child to have a college-aged mentor to connect with this summer? Energy Express is for you!

Wood County Roundup

County Roundup is just around the corner! What is County Roundup? Roundup is a public speaking/visual presentation competition for 4-H members at the county level. You can demonstrate how to do something, give a speech, or do a PowerPoint presentation about your 4-H project area or a topic of interest to you! Blue ribbon winners have the opportunity to record their visual presentation to be sent to Morgantown for State Competition and a chance to bring home the GOLD!

First-year 4-H members and Cloverbuds may sign up to recite the pledge or creed to gain public speaking experience. There will also be a Cookie Bakeoff at the April 2 Roundup.

Download the 4-H Clover Guide Today!

Download this guide for information on completed projects, community service, county 4-H awards, the 4-H calendar, and more! This Clover Guide is your guide to Wood County 4-H!

State 4-H Camp Registration is Now Open

For OMC, Alpha I and Alpha II:
Register before this Sunday, March 17 at midnight to get $100 off your registration fee!

For STEM and AgriSTEM Camps:
Register ASAP! These will fill up very quickly, as each camp is limited to only 24 participants.

Help Wood County 4-H Provide Scholarships

Did you know the Wood County 4-H Leaders' Association provides funding for scholarships to local, state, regional, national, and international 4-H events, competitions and camps? Help the Wood County 4-H Leaders'  Association continue to offer this support by sharing the following fund-raisers that directly benefit Wood County and West Virginia 4-H!

  Growing Clovers - Please help us expand and enhance our 4-H programs.