Monday, April 30, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Brush up on your skills and we'll see you at the fair. Many thanks to Jay Eutsler for organizing and Patti Knight for sponsoring.
Enter online at this link!
Photo courtesy of Holstein Association
Monday, April 23, 2018
We are starting to get to the end of the application phase and we still have several delegates that need placed. Please spread the word to anyone and everyone. Now is crunch time for placing delegates and we do not have enough host families. Why not cook up some love in your kitchen this summer by opening your home and your heart to a delegate?We still have 3 boys and 2 girls who need homes. We are running out of time!Host Family Requirements: Family must have a child of the same gender and within 3 years of the same age as the hosted youth. Family must be able to provide a bed and 3 meals a day for the delegate. You don't need to be involved with 4-H to host! No special activities need to be planned, these youth just want to experience American culture, make new friends, and improve their English.Who are the Japanese Youth? Scroll below for the list of youth needing host families. Delegates are ages 13-15.How to Apply: Visit www.states4hexcha
nge.org/account/registerand create a host family application.Contact: If interested, please act quickly! We need to make host family assignments as soon as possible. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org f or more info or call 804-317-9806.JOIN US THIS SUMMER and SHARE YOUR WORLDList of Japanese BOYSB2: A 13 y/o boy whose hobbies are to swim and play video games. Loves to play Taiko drums and likes Shaolin Kung-Fu. He is interested in learning more about American school if possible. Favorite subject: Science. Swimming level: Intermediate
B6: A 13 y/o boy who likes pocket monsters (aka Pokemon), video games and watching tv. Also likes museums, singing, camping, playing basketball and volleyball. He has been practicing kendo (Japanese fencing) for seven years. He enjoys cooking and looks forward to cooking a meal for host family. Swimming level: Beginner.
B9: A 14 y/o boy who loves to Likes reading fantasy books such as Harry Potter and the Emerald Atlas and reading manga (Dragonball and Naruto). Also likes computers, movies, video games and role playing games. He likes camping, playing badminton and dogs. He is considerate of others, outgoing, and loyal. Swimming level: Beginner.List of Japanese GIRLS
G11: A 14 y/o girl who likes playing soccer very much. Also likes running, volleyball, and ping-pong. Enjoys cooking, singing, and arts and crafts. Likes computers, movies, shopping, playing piano and reading. Member of the soccer club and likes to watch sports. Favorite subject is physical education. Intermediate swimmer.
G13: A 14 y/o girl who likes photography, painting, and shopping. Likes video games, movies, and reading. Plays softball and is a part of the softball club. Likes to sing and likes Disney movies. Likes detective stories and is interested in space in the universe. Favorite subject is P.E. Intermediate swimmer.Learn about other cultures with leaving home through Virginia 4-H International!
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The 4th Annual Northern Shenandoah Valley Goat Camp will take place on Sunday, June 3rd at the Clarke County Fairgrounds from 8:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. The deadline to register with forms and fees is Friday, May 4th! (Payment is due with a completed online registration form & 4-H health history form in order to be guaranteed a t-shirt) Registrations will be accepted through May 25th; however, a t-shirt will not be guaranteed.
Goat camp is open to 4-H and FFA members in the Northern District, Berkeley, and Jefferson Counties who are currently enrolled in the goat project or interested in learning about the goat project!
Cost: $15 per person (all 4-H / FFA members); $5 per parent/ guardian to accompany youth participant
Includes meals, snacks, t-shirts, and handouts
Make checks payable to Treasurer of Virginia Tech
Register: Online at https://tinyurl.com/
(each participant will need to fill out a separate online registration form by clicking 'submit another response' at the bottom of the initial online registration form)
Due Friday, May 4, 2018
Payment: Make checks payable to Treasurer of Virginia Tech and send with a completed & signed 4-H Health History form to: Clarke County Extension Office, 524 Westwood Road,
If you have any questions about registration or payments, please contact: Claudia Lefeve, Clarke County 4-H Agent at (540) 955-5164 or email@example.com or Stacy Swain, 4-H Youth Development Educator, Warren County at (540) 635-4549 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about the schedule or the camp, please contact: Missy Burner - Clarke County 4-H Volunteer at (540) 327-3562 or email@example.com.
Interested teens should 1) notify the Extension office of their interest, and 2) review the Congress packet, available online (click here). Registration will occur through 4-H Online and a tip sheet is further explained here.
Transportation is generally provided by charter bus from the Culpeper area, but spaces are limited and participants will need to reserve their spots quickly.
Monday, April 9, 2018
A special training just for 4-H adults and teens will be held Tuesday, April 24, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Madison Extension office. This is for all of Planning District 9, including Orange! Call 672-1361 to sign up.