4-H Youth

. . an informal, educational youth development program conducted by OSU Extension Service. 4-H helps youth grow & develop into positive citizens. Lifelong learning & life skill development are the keys to 4-H & developed through 4-H projects, activities, community service & leadership work. 4-H makes learning fun & interesting by promoting a "hands on" educational philosophy.

Adults are encouraged to be involved with youth in their community & make a difference in their lives. 4-H staff members & trained adult volunteers provide educational projects & activities in more than 50 project areas including Animal Science, Horticulture, Natural Science, Engineering, Expressive Arts, Home Economics, Citizenship & Leadership. In Douglas County, 614 club based 4-H members & 250 4-H volunteers participate each year.

    1. Are you new to 4-H in Douglas County?  And, do you want to be a 4-H club leader/assistant leader?  Or, does your child want to join a 4-H club? If so, email your request with your telephone number, email address and mailing address plus the projects you are interested in to: 4-H/DC New Request for Information.  Or call Laurie Michaels at 541-236-3042.
    2. 4-H Volunteer New Leader Application Form (New form for 2014-2015 available soon.)
  1. T-Time! Current information for you to know and share.....find more about deadlines, meetings, recent changes, activities, special events and so much more!
  2. Current topics 
    1. Procine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)
  3. Camps and Special Programs
    1. Annual Calendar for 4-H in Douglas County Oregon
    2. 4-H Enrollment begins October 1, 2014 for members and leaders.  All 4-H members need to be enrolled by MAY 1, 2015.  This is a new requirement.
    3. Leaders should plan to attend the annual Project Leader Meeting on October 6, 2014 at the Douglas County OSU Extension Service Office at 7:00 pm.  Each club's start of year registration package will be available for the leader to pick-up. This will have enrollment forms and information for members, leaders, and general club information.
    1. Record Book & Special Awards & County Medals Registration Form
  4. Articles for parents and children in our current time

For more information, contact:

  • 4-H Coordinator, Teresa Middleton  PHONE:  541-236-3044
    • In School and After School programming, Clover Buds, New Leader Training, Teen Leadership & Youth Development, overall 4-H program management
  • 4-H Education Program Assistant, Laurie Michaels  PHONE:  541-236-3042
    • 4-H club program and volunteer support, New Leader Training, club management, Lamb Show & Fair coordinator
  • 4-H Secretary (Part time), Holly Burton  PHONE:  541-236-3053 or  541-672-4461.

 

 
Last Update: 09/29/2014
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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