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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 4-H Member Enrollment Packet (Deadline May 1st)
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.
Camps and Special Programs
- 4-H OSU Summer Conference
- Camp Myrtlewood - June 21 to 24 (flyer coming soon)
- Cloverbud Day Camps - July 7th and 14th (flyer coming soon)
- 2016 Swine Show Weigh-in Packet including Letter
- 2016 Market Auction Committee Guidelines
- Annual Horse Registration Letter - 2016
- Procine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)
4-H Educational Materials
- Record Book & Special Awards & County Medals Registration Form
- Annual Registration and Enrollment Forms (2015-2016 forms now available - see above)
- Oregon Department of Agriculture - Livestock ID and Inspection (transportation certificates and info)
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