23: Finishing Touches Record Book Clinic @ ESD Conference Room, Condon from 3 pm - 7 pm.
27: Gilliam County 4-H Shooting Sports Contest @ Arlington Gun Range
28: Fair Clean-Up
30: 4-H Clothing and Textiles, Fashion Revue and Horse Gaming Contests
31: All Animal and Static Exhibit Check-In
1-4: 2016 Gilliam County Fair
16: County Medal Applications and Nominations Due AND 4-H Club Leader Enrollment Paperwork Due (Will mail re-enrollment packets on August 1st)
17: All Around Interviews AND Awards Committee Meeting
25: Awards Baquet 5-8 pm @ Arlington Fire Hall AND Member Enrollment packets released
2-8: National 4-H Week
TBD Volunteer & Leader Training
15: Member Enrollment Paperwork Due
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!" Click 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!
Cloverbud Day Camp - July 19, 2016 - Gilliam County Fairgrounds
We hosted a Cloverbud Day Camp on July 19! It was a great event with 5 Cloverbuds participating! We had a lot of fun and would love to do more of these in the future with more participants. Please let us know what you/your kids thought of this year's day camp!
OSU Summer Conference - June 22-25, 2016 - Oregon State
Several Gilliam County 4-H members attended the Oregon State University Summer Conference held in Corvallis, Oregon. Participants stayed in the dorms at OSU and attended a variety of classes! Some of the classes included fitness, community service, dancing, and leadership clases! Participants and chaperones had a wonderful time and are already looking forward to next year!!! Summer Conference is usually held the third weekend in June!
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 week 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!