May 22-June 11
From the Educators
Hello, Jackson County 4-H Families!
Check your email for an email from OSU about a National Index Study about 4-H! It's for participants who are 13-18 years old and have been registered in 4-H for at least one full year. Participating in this survey will help 4-H continue to Make the Best Better!
We're getting close to Spring Fair! In less than two weeks, the Expo will be bustling with families, 4-H members, volunteers, and the animals the members have worked so hard to raise! We look forward to this exciting time!
Finally, we're still looking for adult volunteers and youth volunteers to help set up, host, lead activities in, and tear down the static exhibit hall at fair this year! Are you a parent of kids who do static projects? Come join the fun! Reach out to Steven at 541-930-8412 for more information! Our next meeting is this Wednesday at 4PM at Extension, so feel free to just show up!
Jackson County 4-H at Spring Classic!
This Week (May 22-28)
Lena On Leave: Now-June 12 (tentative return date)
Guardians 4 Health Intro: Mon, May 22, 6PM, Josephine County Extension Office (see below for more information)
Camp Counselor Training Cancelled: Tues, May 23, 6:30PM
Padgham Planning Committee Meeting: Wed, May 24, 4PM
Registration Due for Fishing Tournament: Thurs., May 25 (see information below)
Next Week (May 29-June 4)
- Memorial Day (Extension Office Closed): Mon, May 29
- Registration Due for Summer Conference: Thurs, Jun 1 (see below for link and information)
- Spring Fair Goat/Sheep Weigh In: Thurs, Jun 1
- Spring Fair: Fri-Sun, Jun 2-4
- 4-H/FFA Spring Fair Dance: Sat, Jun 3, 6:30-8PM, Expo Chaison Park
The Following Week (June 5-11)
- Jackson County 4-H Association: Wed, Jun 7, 6PM, SOREC Library
- Deadline for Summer Fair Animal Entries: Wed, Jun 7 (see fair website for registration instructions at the top of the page)
- 4-H Office Closed, Flexing After Spring Fair: Fri, Jun 9
Information for Everyone
Meet a New Member of the Jackson County 4-H Team: Lynette Glaros!
Lynette Glaros is a 4-H Accommodations Program Coordinator in the Division of Extension and Engagement, 4-H Youth Development Program. Hailing from Lodi, CA, she has lived in Southern Oregon for the last 16 years. She graduated from Geneva College with a degree in Psychology and Sociology and the University of the Pacific with a CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Reading Specialist. In addition, she holds an Oregon Teaching License. She has extensive experience educating youth and adults in various educational settings.
Lynette's role within 4-H is to provide accommodations for youth to have a more meaningful 4-H experience. She encourages you to reach out to her for assistance in providing accommodations. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 541-930-8434.
Donation Request Information Updated for 4-H Horse!
TONIGHT: Shooting Sports Families are Invited: Dinner and Compensation!
This is a reminder that Guardians 4 Health is tonight in Josephine county extension office. Dinner and compensation are provided.
We will be meeting at the Josephine County extension office located at 215 Ringuette Street in Grants Pass. We will start at 6:00 pm. This meeting will be approximately 90 minutes, and dinner will be provided. This should be fun and a nice social event for the kids.
The Guardians 4 Heath pilot program is providing bystander intervention to 4-H Shooting Sports Youth. Brown University is providing the content for this program. We will do an introduction to the program, answer questions and get enroll in the data collection portion of the program, then take the first survey. Brown University is compensating folks for taking the survey. Youth and one parent can opt into this well controlled, IRB approved, anonymous pilot program. The more kids we can get involved, the better. For more information, please see our flyer on the message below. You can also call the Josephine County office at 541-476-6613.
Spring Fair is Next Weekend!
Fashion Revue and Cosplay Contest?
Registration Deadline: Wednesday June 14
Judging: (tent.) Monday June 26, 2023 4 –7:30 pm, Extension Center
Live Show: (tent.) Tuesday June 27, 2023, 6:00pm Dress Rehearsal, 7 pm Live Show, Trail Christian Fellowship
Check out info for this and the other Fashion Contest classes you can enter at:
Registration is open at https://jackson4h.fairwire.com
Poultry Clinic #2
Time: Wednesday, June 21, 6-8pm
Host: Lena Hosking
Details: Come learn from Marion County 4-H Poultry Superintendent Ciara Galvin! She will discuss:
1. Market birds (turkey and chicken). Help with last minute feeding strategies.
2. Poultry Diseases
3. Meat Judging
4. Showmanship for chickens and turkeys. Getting birds show ready.
The Cupcake War is Commencing!
Check out our rules for the new contest! The Cupcake Wars will be during Summer Fair on Thursday, July 13 in the Padgham Pavilion and is open to 4-H Juniors, Intermediates, and Seniors (Ages 9-19).
Information for Leaders
Club Charters Needed by June 30
State-wide or Virtual 4-H Opportunities
Summer Conference Registration Open Now!
Registration is open now! All Summer Conference information, class schedule, bus schedule and other information is available at the link below!
Ages: Completing Grades 7-12
Location: Corvallis Campus
Register by June 1
4-H Fishing Tournament
Fish wherever you'd like and submit pictures!
Date: Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-29)
Registration: See QR Code below, register by May 25th
Some 4-H Job Postings Around Oregon...
Volunteer Specialist position – Closes May 26 https://beav.es/SEc
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