4-H Events

Upcoming Events

June 2016

  • 20-22    State Shooting Sports Contest
  • 22-25    Summer Conference at OSU in Corvallis

July 2016

  • 3          Building of 4-H Float for 4th of July Parade
  • 4          Join us on the 4-H Float in the 4th of July Parade!
  • 12        4-H Leaders and Parents Meeting 6pm in Condon
  • 13        Cloverbud Day Camp 10am-3pm at the Condon Golf Course 
  • 15          State Fair Information due by 5pm!
  • 14-17   Ambassador Retreat
  • 19       Scrapbooking Workshop
  • 23       Livestock Field Day

OSU Summer Conference - June 22-25, 2016 - Registration closed.

Visit the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, OR!  Required scholarship application and $100 deposit. (Deposit is refunded after you attend)  $240 covered by the Walt and Florence Jaeger Endowment. For Gilliam County 4-H members only.   Be sure and sign up for the bus picking up 4-H members in Arlington.

Cloverbud Day Camp - July 13, 2016 - Register by July 1, 2016!

Inviting all youth ages 5-8 in Gilliam County to join us for a Cloverbud Day Camp! The Gilliam County 4-H Ambassadors are hosting a day camp for our youngest members July 13th from 10 am—3 pm at the Condon Golf Course.

View the Cloverbud Day Camp brochure here!
Registration Form for the Cloverbud Day Camp

State Fair Registration
- Must be returned by July 15, 2016!

State Fair packets were sent out on June 9th! If you qualified for State Fair at last year's county fair, then you are eligible to attend the 2016 State Fair in Salem, Oregon! State Fair is August 26-September 5, 2016! You must return the packet to the office if you would like your exhibits to go to fair by July 15th!

Gilliam County Fair - September 1-4, 2016 - Stirrup Some Fun!

The Gilliam County Fair is coming fast! This year's theme is "Stirrup Some Fun!" Go here to see the 4-H Section of the fair book! Fair registration will be starting shortly!

Gilliam County 4-H Awards Banquet - September 25, 2016
 - 5-8 pm - Arlington Fire Hall

Celebrate the end of the 4-H year with certificates of accomplishment and gifts for all members in attendance, awards and great food!  Record books will be available for pick up.

Reenrollment for 2016-17 forms will be available at the banquet.  Register for the year early and get all the information and schedules!

Past 4-H Events in Gilliam County

Tri-County 4-H Camp - June 16-19, 2016 - College Sports - Clash of the Clovers

This year's camp included about 50 youth from Gilliam, Wheeler, and Morrow Counties. The weather was not the greatest, but everyone still had a good time! Classes included shooting sports, Lifecycle of the Pacific Salmon, and many others! Youth enjoyed yummy meals prepared by our FANTASTIC cooks and enjoyed 4 days at the beautiful Cutsforth Park outside of Heppner, OR! 4-H Camp is usually held the third weekend in June. We are definitiely looking forward to hearing how much fun everyone had!!


Eastern Oregon Leadership Retreat - April 22-24, 2016 - Road Trip to Leadership

This year, about 100 4-H members from Baker, Harney, Gilliam, Grant, Union, Wheeler, and Wallowa Counties as well some participants from the Portland Metro area, stayed the first night in Arlington and then traveled to OMSI in Portland on Saturday. While traveling the Columbia Gorge, participants stopped at the Maryhill Museum's Stonehenge, Bonneville Dam, and Multnomah Falls. The participants also attended classes related to team building, leadership, and eating healthy and being active. All of the participants and volunteers had a wonderful time!

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