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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, 550 club based 4-H members & 200 4-H volunteers participate each year.
Membership & Volunteer Leader Information for Enrollment
Enrollment Begins: Clubs, Leaders & Members - October 1st
Enrollment Deadlines: Clubs & Leaders - January 31st; Members - May 1st
- 2016/17 Club Re-enrollment Packet Complete (deadline January 31st)
* Chartering Club EXAMPLE
- 2016/17 4-H Leader Enrollment Packet (deadline January 31st)
- 2016/17 4-H Member Enrollment Packet (deadline May 1st)
- Publication Order Form
New Leader Training
- New Leader Training dates:
* Oct. 29, 9am - 1pm, OSU Extension Office
* Dec. 8, 5:30pm - 9:30pm, OSU Extension Office
* Jan 10, 5:30pm - 9:30pm, OSU Extension Office
- 2016/17 New Leader Training Packet (pre-registration required, LAST Training for 16/17 year is January 10th)
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 Holly Burton at 541-236-3053.
Intent to Conduct 4-H Fund Raising - Activities Request Form This is an electronic fillable form that can be saved to your computer, completed, printed and mailed to the office or emailed to email@example.com. If you have difficulties completing this form electronically, print and complete by hand.
- Fun Fair Round-Up (FULL) - Jan 16, 2017 8:30am - 3pm, OSU Extension Office
- Cloverbud Community Club - January 26th 5:45-7:30 PM, Westside Christian Church - RSVP by Jan. 19th
- 4-H Dog Identification Contest - January 28, 2017, Douglas County Fairgrounds Exhibit Bldg
- Animal Health Update - January 30, 2017, 6 - 8 PM, OSU Extension Office - Please RSVP by January 27th for the FREE Pizza Dinner at 5:30 PM
- Market Hog Clinic - February 21, 2017, 7 - 9 PM, OSU Extension Office
- Market Lamb Clinic - March 8, 2017, 7 - 9 PM, OSU Extension Office
4-H Educational Materials
- Oregon Department of Agriculture - Livestock ID and Inspection (transportation certificates and info)
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