Dressage tests changed as of 12/1/2018 and will be valid through 11/30/2022. For state eligibility, use Training Level and First Level tests. Remember, if you have a rider who is riding at a higher level, we may be able to accommodate them at state fair, depending on who the judge is. Also remember, these test are copyrighted and should be used only as outlined on the USDF website.
If you are a 4-H club leader, please fill out this form every year to report your 4-H club finances. Work together with your local 4-H Extension office for accurate Annual Financial form deadlines and submissions.
At the 4-H Center we are always striving to do “more with less”. Many tools and devices are needed to help our staff stretch our resources while still serving our kids and clients in the best way possible. Creating a place for kids to grow is always our goal. If you would like to help meet our 4-H Center goals and mission, a few things listed here will help.
This resource contains important guidelines for using the 4-H name and emblem. If you want to become an authorized user of the 4-H name and emblem for your 4-H club, please review this resource for application criteria and information.
An educational display is a visual presentation of information and should be able to convey information without a 4-H member present. This resource contains information on how to achieve a good display that will catch the viewer’s attention, arouse interest, stimulate thought, and motivate the viewer to learn more about the subject.
Katy Zollner was an active 4-H member in Deschutes and Douglas counties as well as an Oregon State University student. This memorial scholarship was established to honor her extraordinary career in 4-H and love of Oregon 4-H Know Your Government Program by helping youth learn and recognize their ability to impact public decision making.
Nestled in the Eola Hills and just 8 miles away from downtown Salem, the Oregon 4-H Center has been offering educational, camping, and conference services since 1968. Please check out this resource for facility pictures and reservation details.
The Oregon 4-H Procedure Manual is designed to clarify standards and best practices for the effective implementation of the Oregon 4-H program. The following procedures are in effect for all persons associated with the Oregon State University 4-H Youth Development program. A county may have additional procedures so long as those reflect inclusivity, sound practice, and legal obligation and do not contradict this Manual.
This resource contains the important steps on how to become a volunteer and 4-H volunteer expectations. Please fill out this form, including three non-family member personal references, if you are interested in starting your journey as a 4-H volunteer.
Visual aids can help you engage your audience but there are a few important points to keep in mind. Please read this resource to help you choose a visual aid that will work best with your presentation.
The United States Smith-Lever Act of 1914 established a system of cooperative extension services connected to the land-grant universities. Cooperative Extension Services helped inform people about current developments in areas like agriculture, home economics, public policy, leadership, 4-H, economic development, and coastal issues.
There are several advisory committees that help guide the various programs within 4-H. Each committee is different in terms of number on the committee, how often they meet, and how long the term of service is.
The Oregon State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Program is dedicated to the safety and well-being of all participants. This resource provides guidelines of best practices for guiding and mentoring 4-H youth.
The 4-H Youth Development Program is the youth program from the land grant universities' cooperative extension services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This resource contains great continuing education resources for 4-H volunteers.
NAWD or North American Western Dressage more closely aligns with 4-H, than the other option. As we begin to pilot this discipline, this is the place to go to find up to date tests, information, and any pertinent rules. You may use whatever tests you choose for your county contests, for State Fair purposes and qualifying, members must earn a blue ribbon, 58% and ride at the NAWD Basic Progression Tests: 4, 5 or 6 or Level 1 Connection Tests 1, 2, or 3.
It is both an honor and a responsibility to be a 4-H State Ambassador because you are a role model to other youth and representative of the Oregon 4-H Youth Development program. Please read this for more details on roles and responsibilities.