Deschutes County 4-H Program

The 4-H Program in Deschutes County involves approximately 300 volunteer leaders working with about 1200 youth in the 4th through 12th grades. Additionally, the Oregon State University Extension Service reaches over 400 youth through non-traditional youth programs on a continuing basis. 

For more information about the Deschutes County 4-H program, go to Deschutes County 4-H.

For further information, please contact:

Karissa Dishon, 4-H Youth Development
541-548-6088, ext. 7953
Reaza Mansur, 4-H Program Assistant
541-548-6088, ext. 7970
Rosie Skinner, 4-H Program Assistant
541-548-6088, ext. 7956
Kimberly Griffiths, 4-H Administrative Program Assistant
541-548-6088, ext. 7966

Deschutes County Extension Service
Oregon State University
3893 SW Airport Way
Redmond, Oregon 97756-8697
Telephone: 541-548-6088
Fax: 541-548-8919

4-H Fair

4-H Fair

For information about the Deschutes County 4-H Fair, go to Deschutes County 4-H.


4-H SET - Science, Engineering & Technology

4-H SET builds self confidence, self esteem, knowledge and life skills.

Encourages pursuing opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

Introduces basic Robotic concepts such as:

  • Problem Solving (or disaster management)
  • Structure (Robot) stability
  • Motor attachment
  • Motor control
  • Touch sensors, light sensors, rotation sensors
  • Basic programming using ROB0LAB

Provides students with the opportunity to develop work skills such as:

  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Disaster Management
  • Creative Solutions

4-H Lego Robotics Clubs and After School Programs:

4-H will be offering after school clubs encouraging youth to participate in designing, building and programming Lego robots. The programs will focus on the First Lego League competition program ( with a regional competition in early December.  

Candi Bothum
4-H Program Coordinator
541-548-6088 X7954

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