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4-H Calendar and Newsletter


2023


Feb 1: Jackson County 4-H Association, SOREC Library, 6PM

Feb 12: SOLAR Registration Deadline

Feb 14: NO CloverBuddies (moved to Feb 28)

Feb 15: Presentation Contest Registration Deadline

Feb 18: Beef Tagging Day (3rd Saturday of Feb)

Feb 18-20: Southern Oregon Leadership and Activities Retreat (SOLAR)

Feb 20: Presidents Day (Extension Closed)

Feb 22: Applications due at Extension office for the following: State scholarships, State Awards, National 4-H Congress, Beekeeping Essay Contest, and State Ambassadors

Feb 25: Presentation Contest, SOREC Auditorium

Feb 26: Horse Showmanship Clinic w/ Master Showmanship, Barker and Krause Barns

Feb 27: Ambassadors Meeting, 7PM


Mar 1: Applications due at Extension office for the following: Camp Counselor, 4-H Association Scholarships, Mike Dode Memorial Scholarship, Charley Peacemaker Award

Mar 1: Jackson County 4-H Association Meeting

Mar 4: Sheep & Goat Tagging Day (1st Saturday)

Mar 8: Camp Counselor Introductory Meeting, 6:30PM (Zoom)

Mar 10: Registration closes for Youth Voices in Action

Mar 11-12: Shooting Sports Leader Training, Grants Pass

Mar 14: CloverBuddies, 6PM

Mar 15: Enrollment Deadline for Fair Participation

Mar 17-19: Camp Counselor Training, 4:30PM (meet at Extension)

Mar 25: Horse Jumping and Dressage Clinic

Mar 26: Horse Field Day

Mar 27-30: 4-H Youth Voices in Action Civic Engagement Conference, Salem Grand Hotel, OR

Mar 27-31: Spring Break


Apr 3-6: Lena Out of Office

Apr 5: Jackson County 4-H Association, SOREC Library, 6PM

Apr 10: Horse Declarations & Judging

Apr 11: CloverBuddies, SOREC Auditorium, 6PM

Apr ??: Camp Counselor Training #2 (TBA)

Apr 14-19: National 4-H Conference, Arlington, VA

Apr 20: All Large Animal Advisory/Leaders Meeting, SOREC Auditorium, 7PM

Apr 20: Swine Declarations Due

Apr 24: Ambassadors Meeting

Apr 28-30: Spring Classic, Redmond, OR

Apr 29: Horse Kids Choice, Isola

Apr 29-30: Oregon Ag Fest, Oregon State Fair Grounds


May 1: Dennis Nevin Memorial Scholarship Deadline

May 3: Jackson County 4-H Association, SOREC Library, 6PM

May 3: Spring Fair and Shooting Sports Fair Registration Deadline

May 5-7: State Camp Counselor and Volunteer Training, Salem, OR

May 9: CloverBuddies, 6PM

May 10: 4-H Resume Deadline for Spring Fair

May 19-21: OLI III Career Exploration Conference, Corvallis, OR

May 20: Shooting Sports Fair (Rifle/Pistol/Muzzleloader), White City RVSSA Gun Range #7, 8:30AM

May 20: Horse Leaders Open Show, Barker and Krause Barns

May 22: TBD: Camp Counselor Training #3, SOREC Auditorium, 7PM

May 29: Memorial Day (Extension Closed)


Jun 2-4: Spring Fair

Jun 7: Jackson County 4-H Association

Jun 7: Deadline for Summer Fair Animal Entries

Jun 12: Horse Document Check by Members (date tentative)

Jun 13: CloverBuddies, 6PM

Jun 14: Deadline for Fashion Revue Entries

Jun 19: Juneteenth Observed (Extension Closed)

Jun 19-21: Shooting Sports State Contest

Jun 21: Deadline for Summer Fair Static, Flower Arranging Contest, and Table Setting Contest Entries

Jun 21: Deadline for 4-H Resume for Summer Fair (to SOREC)

Jun 21-24: OSU Summer Conference, OSU Campus

Jun 24: Horse Pre-Fair, Isola - Expo

Jun 25: Dressage and Jumping Fair competition, Isola - Expo

Jun 25-30: National 4-H Shooting Sports Contest, Grand Island, NE

Jun 26-27: Fashion Revue

Jun 28: Camp Myrtlewood Registration Deadline

Jun 28: Camp Counselor Training #4, 10AM-4PM, Blue Heron Park


Jul 4: Independence Day (Extension Closed)

Jul 5: Jackson County 4-H Association Meeting

Jul 8: Static Judging Day and Wristbands Day 1

Jul 9: Fair Setup Day

Jul 8-16: County Fair

Jul 21: Camp Counselor Training #5, SOREC, 10AM-4PM

Jul 24-28: 4-H Camp Myrtlewood


Aug 2: Jackson County Association Meeting

Aug 9: State Fair Entry Form Due

Aug 16: State Fair Statics Due to Extension

Aug 21: State Fair Horticulture and Foods Statics Dropoff at Extension (8am-9am)

Aug 25-Sep 4: Oregon State Fair

Aug 28: Ambassadors Meeting, 7PM


Sep 4: Labor Day (Extension Closed)

Sep 6: Jackson County Association Meeting, SOREC Library, 6PM

Sep 12: CloverBuddies, 6PM

Sep 15: Club Re-Registration and Finances Deadline

Sep 25: Ambassadors Meeting, 7PM


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Past Events:

2022


Oct 11: CloverBuddies Meeting

Oct 12: Sheep Leaders Meeting

Oct 18: Livestock Judge Selection Meeting

Oct 19: Horse Leaders Meeting

Oct 20: Swine Leaders Meeting

Oct 21: STEP Class: LEGO Robotics, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Oct 28: STEP Class: Getting to Know Our Valley, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM


Nov 1: New Leader Orientation, SOREC 6-8:30PM

Nov 3: Beef Advisory Meeting, Mace Building, 6:30PM

Nov 3-13: Steven on Leave

Nov 4: STEP Class: Gather at the Table, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Nov 10: STEP Class: How to Train Your Dog, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Nov 11: Veterans Day (Extension Closed)

Nov 14: Horse Leader Advisory Meeting, 6PM, SOREC Classroom

Nov 14: STEP Class: Macrame Hangers, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Nov 15: Griffin Creek Community Club Interest Meeting, Griffin Creek Elementary, 6:45PM

Nov 16: Record Book Judging (for Judges only) at SOREC Auditorium, 5PM

Nov 16: Poultry Project Fair Debrief Meeting: Extension Classroom, 6PM

Nov 17: Superintendents Meeting, SOREC Auditorium, 6PM

Nov 18: Youth Horse Committee Application Due

Nov 18: STEP Class: Aquatic Engineering Contest, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Nov 21-23: 4-H on Vacation

Nov 24-25: Thanksgiving Break (Extension Closed)

Nov 28: Member Recognition Night (horse awards too), SOREC - Auditorium, 6:30PM-8PM

Nov 30: STEP Class: Furry Fun, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM


Dec 7: Jackson County 4-H Association Meeting, 6PM, SOREC Library

Dec 9: STEP Class: Sew What? SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Dec 10: STEP Class: Holiday Cooking, SOREC, 6:30-7:30PM

Dec 13: CloverBuddies, 6PM, SOREC Auditorium

Dec 26: Christmas Day Observed (Extension Closed)

Dec 27-29: SOREC Open, 4-H Staff on Holiday

Dec 31: Returning Leader Enrollment Deadline


2023


Jan 2: New Years Day Observed (Extension Closed)

Jan 4: Southern Oregon Leadership and Activities Retreat Registration Opens

Jan 4: Jackson County 4-H Association Meeting, SOREC Library, 6PM

Jan 9: Shooting Sports Leaders Meeting, SOREC Conference Room, 6:30PM

Jan 9: Horse Advisory Meeting, only by Zoom, 7PM

Jan 10: Cloverbuddies, SOREC Auditorium, 6PM

Jan 11: Sheep Leaders Meeting, SOREC, 6:30PM

Jan 15: Registration opens for Youth Voices in Action

Jan 16: Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (Extension Closed)

Jan 19: Swine Leaders Meeting, SOREC Auditorium, 7PM

Jan 21: POSTPONED: 4-H Association Dinner & Auction (date TBD)

Jan 22: Live Horse Judging Clinic and Competition, Barker and Krause Barns

Jan 23: Ambassadors Meeting, 7PM

Jan 25: New Leader Orientation, SOREC, 10AM-12:30PM OR 6-8:30PM

Jan 28-29: Foods Contest, South Medford High School, 8am-5pm

Jan 30: 4-H Staff in office to help with Enrollments

Jan 31: Early Bird Enrollment Deadline

Jan 31: Enrollment Financial Assistance Requests Due


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In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We are America’s largest youth development organization—empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

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