Joining 4-H opens countless doors for youth to learn new skills, build relationships, grow into leaders, better their communities, and prepare for college and careers. Here are just some of the opportunities available to youth in Jackson County 4-H:

Upcoming Events!


Saturday, February 27, 9:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Location: Remote – Via Zoom

This contest is a great way to break into the world of digital media, broadcast journalism and public speaking.  If you are participating in the Spring Classic, we encourage you to get some feedback from this contest before competing at the state level. New this year is the Interview Class!!  Communication project resources can be found at: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/4h/communication-projects    

Classes and Rules: 

Classes include: Demonstrations & Illustrated Talks, Public Speech, Impromptu Speech, Performing Arts, Interview (county only class).  There are individual and team categories.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/Mtkyve8acZTkW5vV6  

Deadline: February 23, 2021
Cost: FREE
Awards Ceremony: TBD
Coordinator: Wylie Brown, at rosswyliebrown@gmail.com ; 541-890-8363

Youth Voices in Action Leadership Conference

March 23 – 25, 2021, 10 am – 3:30 pm, Zoom (yes, there will be breaks)

Leadership Skill Development is Accessible to All – No need to leave home!

Deadline to register: March 1. Cost is free to Jackson County Members due to a generous donation made by Table Rock Marketing.  Please call the Extension office or text Lena for the award code needed during registration.

Be where the action is!  Join youth from across the state to share ideas and create solutions for real issues that affect your communities.  4-H Youth Voices in Action/OLI Conference will take place March 23, 24 & 25, 2021 from 10 am – 3:30 pm.  We may be virtual this year but youth will be guaranteed to have fun, meet other teens from across the state and learn how to take action about issues that concern you.

This year we will have some outstanding presenters:

  • Conor Hand – our keynote speaker from Washington DC has worked on political campaigns for high level politicians
  • Attend daily workshops to learn skills on sharing your voice, starting your own business and understanding equity & inclusion at a new level
  • Be entertained by our own OSU Puppeteer who will share his skills and knowledge
    As a participant in the conference you will:


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